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Thumbnail preview of 1943 - 2354.pdf...i HISTORY'S MASS FLIGHT Not until ihc war is over and the need for secrecy is ended can the full importance of this achievement be realized. All that can be told today is that a large number of giant Curtiss Commando Transports in mass flight have spanned 15,000 miles of ocean and the land of three continents to com- plete the longest mass flight in history From an unrcvcaled starting point in the...
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Thumbnail preview of 1954 - 1486.pdf...ft 2in; take-off weight 47,000 lb; wing loading, 50.8 lb/sq ft; take-off distance, 4,500ft; passenger capacity, 44; typical performance, 264 m.p.h. for 750 miles at 15,000ft with 11,200 lb payload. Curtiss Commando (Air Djibouti). CURTISS COMMANDO • Designed to be competitive with the Boeing Stratolinef and Douglas DC-4, the Curtiss Wright C.W.20 went into production for the U.S.A.A.F. (as the...
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Thumbnail preview of 1943 - 3030.pdf...JFLIGHT, I-^EC. 30TH, 1943. Advt. ii.j the Timetables of INVASION Months ago a new and revolutionary tool of war ... a giant troop and cargo transport named the Curtiss Commando . . . began to accelerate the timetables of invasion. Today these great ships are swiftly spanning oceans and continents, transporting ever-increas- ing numbers of men, ever-mounting ...
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Thumbnail preview of 1944 - 0120.pdf...world of tomorrow they will blaze new airways of global commerce. • In the forefront of this significant development is Curtiss-Wright, builders of the world's largest twin- engined transport, the Curtiss Commando. riinTISS IVRMiHI AIRPLANE DIVISION SUFFALO • COLUMBUS • ST. LOUIS • LOUISVIUE Member: Aircraft War Production Council, East Coast, Inc. CURTISS Connnatufot. FOR CARGO AND COMMER...
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Thumbnail preview of 1943 - 1762.pdf...war. Some are speeding urgently needed battle supplies and equipment; others are flying technicians, scientists, generals, to crucial fronts ... to Africa, Australia, Asia, the South Pacific, Alaska. Curtiss Commandos ... the world's largest twin- engined transports . . . are a vital part of this history-making aerial fleet. They carry the goods of war-today, but in the peacetime era of tomor- row...
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Thumbnail preview of 1944 - 0680.pdf...8 Advertisement*. FLIGHT APRIL 6TH, 1944 Today's military flying freight ear available for tomorrow's air commerce * The world's endless horizons are the only limits of tomorrow's air commerce. C...
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Thumbnail preview of 1944 - 2570.pdf... FLIGHT DECEMBER 14TH, 1944 Glass-lined Cabins New "Blanket Insulation" for Curtiss Commando ; Weight Only 185 Pounds per Machine T \HE Curtiss-Wright Corporation announces a new development in thermal insulation, achieved by their engineers at the St. Louis works of the co...
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Thumbnail preview of 1942 - 1808.pdf...SiCOND PRINTING: Send 10f for your copy of this fascinating 96- past history of aviation by Alien Jordanoft, author of Your Wings", with illustrations of current fighting types. Airplane Division,...
1942 - 1808.pdf
Thumbnail preview of 1943 - 0308.pdf...& Flight February 4^ Advt. :... ' \ J CMKTISS'COMMANVOS! "Swarming down from the skies, Allied gliders and parachute troops captured enemy airfields ..." More and more in the day's news, words" such a...
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Thumbnail preview of 1942 - 2512.pdf...LIGHT DECEM Twenty-fifth of the New Recognition Series AIRCRAFT TYPES AND .1 CURTISS COMMANDO DESIGNED originally as a 36-seater air liner which was known as the CW-20 and first described in Flight on January nth, 1940, this Curtiss-Wright aircraft was adapted for troop-carr...
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Thumbnail preview of 1944 - 1478.pdf...gular- sectioned fuselage also facilitates ease of cargo stowage and maximum interior space. Power is provided by two 1,200 h.p. Pratt and Whitney Twin Wasps. Comparable in size with the all-metal Curtiss Commando, the Caravan aims at sheei utility. Its high wing has a rectangular centre-section and outer panels tapering slightly to semi-circular tips; its tailplane is wide, has a backswept ...
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Thumbnail preview of 1944 - 2620.pdf...f 12,430 lb. Cruising speed at 10,000ft. is 242 m.p.h. and range 1,520 miles. The specification gives the span as 106ft. ; length 76.51ft. ; height 21.7ft. ; and the wing area 1,360 sq. ft. The Curtiss Commando re-converted into the CW-20E post-war civil transport. The shadow along the fuselage is caused by the cross section, two circles intersecting, adoj^d as a light structure for pres...
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Thumbnail preview of 1951 - 2199.pdf...ace an order for a quantity of these machines, and had this been met the Royal Egyptian Air Force might well have had jet night fighters in service before the R.A.F. For transport operations Dakotas, Curtiss Commandos, Short Stirlings and D.H. Doves are available, the Dakotas and Stirlings being equipped to operate as bombers if required. Ansons, Harvards and Magisters serve as trainers. The natio...
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Thumbnail preview of 1944 - 1071.pdf...AY 25TH, 1944 ing Attitudes Curtiss Commando Transport. TROOP-CARRYING and cargo version of the Curtiss Wright CW-20 commercial 36-seater airliner, the Curtiss Com mando, C-46, is powered by a pair ol 2,000 h.p. iS-cylinder P...
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Thumbnail preview of 1952 - 1371.pdf... las DC-4S and DC-3S. Compania Dominicana de Avia cion, S.A., Ciudad Trujillo, Domini can Republic. (Associate ofP.A.W.A.) Routes: Domestic and to Puerto Rico and Florida; mileage 350. Fleet: 5 Curtiss Commandos and 2 Douglas DC-3S. Connellan Airways, Ltd., Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Austra lia. Routes: Local services; mileage 5,500. Fleet: D.H. Rapides. Consorcio Nacional de T...
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Thumbnail preview of 1953 - 1027.pdf... building at Vnukovo, Moscow's main airport; some are without the normal dorsal fin. AUXILIARY JETS FOR EL AL pL AL Israel Airlines, Ltd., have decided to improve the per-J -/ formance of their six Curtiss Commandos by fitting each air craft with two auxiliary jet units beneath the fuselage. The type of power unit chosen is the Turbomeca Marbore of 8801b thrust, which will use the same fuel a...
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Thumbnail preview of 1952 - 3413.pdf...i performance provided by this 350 lb-thrust turbojet. In America, the Flying Tiger Line is experimenting with a Turbomica Marbore of 880 lb thrust, similarly installed beneath the fuselage of a Curtiss Commando. The French method of improving the Com mando's performance, however, is to fit two Polos beneath the mainplanes—as illustrated at the foot of the page. TURBOMECA PALAS A.J.U. (A...
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Thumbnail preview of 1943 - 1837.pdf...t, the continuous attacks of the Allied aircraft on com- munications all over the island may ALLIED UPLIFT : How Air Trans-port Command of the U.S.A.A.F. gets over the problem of high loading intothe Curtiss Commando...
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Thumbnail preview of 1945 - 1001.pdf...or an air lift into Arakan pttlse in February, 1944, the two original Dakota Squadrons had expanded to eight— four British and four American—and these were reinforced for the actual operation by some Curtiss Commandos which had. been lent by the India-China Wing of the American Air Transport Command. Almost immediately after this first large-scale and suc- cessful try out in Arakan the Dakotas, wh...
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Thumbnail preview of 1958-1- - 0415.pdf... September 1958 419 Argentina to Florida: A Super 46 (modified Curtiss Commando) of Austral offloading freight at Miami on the twice-monthly service. It is to be expected, and very much hoped, that present opera-tions are not interfered with. Airlines are not sub...
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