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The Curtiss Hydroaeroplane: The U.S. Navy's First Airplane 1911-1916

The Curtiss Hydroaeroplane: The U.S. Navy’s First Airplane 1911-1916

Bob Woodling and Taras Chayka

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This is the first book to detail the design and service history of the U.S. Navy’s first airplane, and presents the formative years of naval aviation between 1911-1916. The Curtiss Hydroaeroplane, made history as the first airplane to serve with the U.S. Navy, the Imperial Russian Navy and the Japanese Navy. Contained here are: newly created detailed drawings of the airplane, engine and its parts; highlights the contributions of the airplane’s designer, Glenn Curtiss, and his mentors.

Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″ | over 150 color/bw images | 256 pp
ISBN13: 9780764337628 | Binding: hard cover