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Curtiss Hydroaerlane: The U.S. Navy's First Airplane 1911-1916, Hardback Book

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


This is the first book to detail the design and service history of the U.S.

Navys 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 airplanes designer, Glenn Curtiss, and his mentors.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: over 150 color/bw images
  • Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Military history
  • ISBN: 9780764337628



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