Battleships. 1906 to present. by Ian Sturton, Przemyslaw Budzbon

By Ian Sturton, Przemyslaw Budzbon

Книга Battleships. 1906 to provide. Battleships. 1906 to provide. Книги Вооружение Автор: Ian Sturton Формат: djvu Размер: 17 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:История линейных кораблей с начала XX века до наших дней. Справочник составлен по странам. От Аргентины до united states. История, Фото, ТТХ.

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Loaded. Dimensions: span (upper) 126 ft. , length 68 ft. , wing area 2,380 sq. ft. The NC-4 completed the first crossing o f the Atlantic Ocean by any aircraft when it reached England on May 31, 1919, following a 51-hour, 31-minute flight which had originated from Rockaway Beach, New York. Popularly known as “Nancy Boats,” the NC (Navy-Curtiss) class stemmed from a mid-1917 Navy requirement for a flying boat that possessed transatlantic range for extended submarine patrols. The initial development contract was issued to Curtiss in November 1917, and following a study o f several different design concepts by naval officials, a three-engine layout was adopted.

Dimensions: span 37 ft. 0 in. (40 ft. 0 in. on some), length 27 ft. , wing area 350 sq. ft. ). Though not the first flying boat built, the model E, sometimes known as Flying Boat No. 2, did in fact make the w orld’s first flight o f a flying boat during the month o f July in 1912. Taking the experience o f prior experiments, Glenn Curtiss started work on a second flying boat during the spring o f 1912, which, in its original configuration, utilized standard components of the 1911 model E land and hydro (float) plane, including twenty-eight-foot, eight-inch single-surface, equal-span wings and a pusher-mounted 75-hp Curtiss O V-8 engine.

Early Fs were outwardly similar to Es, but possessed new wings with continuous rather than hinged spars. Part I: The Early Era, 1912-1928 Later F Boat with equal span wings serving with the Navy as a trainer during World War I. 35 36 American Flying Boats and Amphibious Aircraft Curtiss H-l to H-4 Small America (1914) TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS Type: 5-place civil transport, naval patrol boat. Total produced: 63. Powerplant: two 90-hp Curtiss OX-5 8-cylinder water-cooled engines driving two-bladed wooden fixed-pitch propellers.

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