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Curtiss-Wright (Images of America) by Kirk W. House

By Kirk W. House

The oldest names in aviation joined forces in 1929, whilst Wright Aeronautical and Curtiss Aeroplane shaped the large Curtiss-Wright company. Curtiss airplanes have been already "the top issues with wings," whereas Charles Lawrance had made Wright powerplants the chief in American radial engines. Aviation founding father Glenn Curtiss, besides superstars Charles A. Lindbergh, Jimmy Doolittle, Admiral Byrd, and "Wrong-Way" Corrigan, all blazed skytrails with Wright engines and Curtiss wings. Tiny Sparrowhawk biplane opponents flew from airborne dirigibles. large factories poured out battle birds in tens of hundreds of thousands for international struggle II. Pilots flew them all over, from the African barren region to Alaskan ice, South Sea islands, or even the Taj Mahal. Relive these days whilst girls, outdated males, and teens saved the factories roaring, and keep on with Curtiss-Wright transparent into the twenty first century.

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