Sunday, November 8, 2009

The 1929 Family of Curtiss Airplanes: Congrats again to Lynn Towns: Identified all six of the mystery planes in the #3 photo.

Lynn Towns again correctly ID's the airplanes in Photo #3 which contains six airplanes of the Curtiss family for 1929.

Click on the images below to enlarge and read more about these stately birds.





Left to right: Condor, Kingbird, Thrush, Robin, Carrier Pigeon, and Fledgling.


Clips from from Aviation Magazine July - Dec, 1929















Condor













Curtiss-Robertson Kingbird





Curtiss-Robertson Thrush

Thrush at Curtiss Wright factory 1931
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Curtiss Robertson Robin

More on Robins




Carrier Pigeon






Fledgling




See more extensive information on Curtiss airplanes at aerofiles.com

Congrats to Lynn Towns - correctly answered the #2 Mystery plane of the twenties

Back on Sept 6, just for fun, I posted some photos of several planes with a challenge to my friends to see who might name them first.
The winner with answer to the #2 plane is
Lynn Towns
Answer: Swallow C-165
Built: 1929

Click on the image below to read more information on this sleek bird.



My source for the information on this airplane came from the November 2, 1929 issue of Aviation magazine, page 902.




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