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A6979

1925 Curtiss R3C-2 C/N 26-33

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  • A6979 - In 1925, James H. Doolittle flew won the Schneider Trophy Race in this aircraft. The following day, he set a straight course at a world record speed in the same plane. - by Daniel L. Berek by Daniel L. Berek
  • A6979 - On display at the Barron Hilton Pioneers of Flight Gallery at the National Air and Space Museum. The R3C-1 won the Pulitzer Trophy for landplanes in 1925, and with floats added on, won the Schneider Cup for seaplanes as the R3C-2 in the same year. - by Arjun Sarup by Arjun Sarup

Airframe Info

Manufacturer:Curtiss
Model:R3C-2    Search all Curtiss R3C-2
Year built:1925
Construction Number (C/N):26-33
Aircraft Type:Fixed wing single engine
Number of Seats:N/A
Number of Engines:1
Engine Type:None

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Registration Number:A6979

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