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Curtiss FL

Страна: США

Год: 1917

Curtiss - BT - 1917 - США<– –>Curtiss - H.12 / H.16 Large America - 1917 - США


P.Bowers Curtiss Aircraft 1907-1947 (Putnam)


Model FL (Model 7)

  The single FL is a good example of Curtiss innovation - the mixing of major components of two existing models to form a new one. A set of stock Model L wings on the hull and powerplant of' the Model F flying-boat resulted in the entirely logical designation of FL for the single experimental model produced in 1917. It was owned by the American Trans-Oceanic Corp and was advertized for sale in September 1919 at $6,000.

P.Bowers - Curtiss Aircraft 1907-1947 /Putnam/
Fitting Model L wings to a Model F hull to produce the Model FL is representative of Curtiss's method or developing new models quickly.
Журнал - Flight за 1917 г.
Two further views of the Curtiss model F.L. triplane flying boat, which was illustrated in a recent issue of "FLIGHT."
Журнал - Flight за 1917 г.
The Curtiss triplane flying boat about to "land."