Curtiss Oriole

Curtiss Oriole

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Curtiss Oriole (Curtiss Model 17) is an American three-seat general-purpose biplane. The Oriole is a steel-tube-and-fabric-covered biplane powered by a Curtiss K-6 engine. The aircraft featured a self-starter. Surplus Curtiss Oriole wings were sold to Harold Pitcairn to manufacture the first production Pitcairn aircraft, the Pitcairn PA-3 Orowing. Northwest Airlines was founded on August 1, 1926, flying a Curtiss Oriole and a Thomas Morse Biplane on the CAM-9 Airmail route from Minneapolis to Chicago.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 18 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 1mm | 41g
  • Part Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136248468
  • 9786136248462