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The Curtiss C-46 Commando

by John M. Davis

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Published by Air-Britain in Hornchurch .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Curtiss CW-20 (Transport plane)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby John M. Davis, Harold G. Martin and John A. Whittle.
    SeriesAir-Britain monograph, Air-Britain monograph (London)
    ContributionsMartin, Harold G., joint author., Whittle, John A., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL686.C8 D38
    The Physical Object
    Pagination146 p., [32] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages146
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4196192M
    ISBN 100851300650
    LC Control Number80475000

    History. The Curtiss-Wright C Commando is a low wing, twin engine, monoplane, with a retractable, tailwheel landing gear. Powered by two Pratt and Whitney R Double Wasp, 18 cylinder, air cooled, 2, hp (1, kW), radial engines, it is capable of seating up to 34 passengers, 40 troops, or carry lbs (6, kg) of cargo. The Curtiss C Commando. v / 01 jan 04 / greg goebel / public domain * The Curtiss "C Commando" was a twin-engine cargolifter used primarily by the US Army Air Forces (USAAF) in World War II, although it saw action with other services during the war, and in later conflicts.

    After WWII the C continued to fly commercial routes as a dual passenger and freight hauler in the hands of many smaller air carriers and carried out covert operations for the CIA. The Commando served in the Korean and Vietnam conflicts and was the last fixed-wing aircraft to be flown out of Vietnam at the end of hostilities. Williams Brothers' Curtiss C remains the only injection-molded Commando to scale. And anyone who's tackled the kit knows how challenging it is. Fortunately, Richard Marmo shows how in his illustrated E-Book, Building The Williams Bros. 1/72 scale Curtiss CA Commando – sixth in the author's growing range of printable, privately.

    The Curtiss C Commando is a transport aircraft ori g inall y derived from a commercial hi g h-altitude airliner design. It was instead used as a military transport during World War II by the United States Army Air Forces as well as the U.S. Navy /Marine Corps under the designation to the men who flew them as "The Whale," the "Curtiss Calamity," [2] the "plumber's nightmare", and. Curtiss C Commando of China National Aviation Corporation‎ (2 F) Curtiss C Commando of Civil Air Transport ‎ (2 F) Curtiss C Commando of Continental Charters ‎ (1 F).


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The Curtiss C Commando is an American cargo was mainly used by US Army Air Force and US Navy for the World War II and after the Korean was called R5C-1 by US Navy. After many were sold to airlines across the 's often confused with the First flight: 26 March The Curtiss C Commando was a transport aircraft used by the United States Army Air Forces during World War II.

The US Navy designation was R5C. Jeff Ethel, who flew the aircraft in commented how light the controls of the C are especially when compared to similar aircraft such as the DC3 or B The C is apparently a wonderful aeroplane to fly with very responsive engines.

Final Developments. One interesting final chapter to the C’s development story is the XC Curtiss’ C development ended inwhen Eastern Air Lines canceled its order for CWEs, a proposed Wright Rpowered passenger-carrying variant of the Commando.

Eastern realized there were hundreds of cheap Cs coming onto the surplus market, and the Gooneys could fly the short/medium-haul routes more efficiently than the fuel Author: Guy Aceto.

CCA's "Super C" Curtiss C - Best Seller California Central Airlines Curtiss CACK Commando NC (msn ) (Jacques Guillem Collection). Image: Curtiss C celebrates its 70th anniversary. The Curtiss-Wright C Commando was a transport aircraft originally derived from a commercial high-altitude airliner design.

It was instead used as a military transport during World War II by the United States Army Air Forces as well as the U.S. Navy/Marine Corps under the designation R5C. Curtiss C Commando survivors (Download a higher resolution picture by clicking on any picture below.) CD at Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona on Janu   Take of and multiple fly bys performed by a rare C Commando.

Take of and multiple fly bys performed by a rare C Commando. Curtiss C CP "El Ultimo Carnicero". The Curtiss C Commando v / 01 jun 19 / greg goebel * The Curtiss "C Commando" was a twin-engine cargolifter used primarily by the US Army Air Forces (USAAF) in World War II, although it saw action with other services during the war, and in later conflicts.

Note: Delivered to U.S.A.F. in as B/U BOG Other Reg's: N / HKW. Original Kodak mounted K25 Fernando Mesquita Slide Collection. History of the CAF's Curtiss CF "China Doll" (by Ron Fleishman, So Calif Wing historian.) The history of the CF "China Doll" is typical of post-WWII surplus transport aircraft.

"China Doll" was one of CFs built at the Curtiss plant in Buffalo NY. She rolled off the assembly line and was accepted in. Curtiss C Commando. Does anyone know of an ARF or a kit for the Curtiss C Commando. This was a famous plane during WW 2 and was the largest two-engine plane in the world at the time (longer wingspan than a B), but it is nearly forgotten now.

Bunrin-do Curtiss C Commando. We use cookies to give you a great and free experience on our website. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Curtiss C Commando 1/9th Scale Curtiss SB2C Helldiver - 1/5 Scale Curtiss SB2C Helldiver 1/6 Scale Curtiss SB2C Helldiver 1/ Scale Curtiss P "Warhawk" 1/ Scale Curtiss P "Tomahawk" 1/ Scale Curtiss P "Warhawk" 1/ Scale DeHavilland Chipmunk T Mk 1/4 Scale.C Commando Compatibility: Flight Simulator X, FSX: Steam Edition, P3D v4, P3D v3, P3D v2, P3D v1 First flown in and introduced into service with the USAF inthe C Commando was a twin-engine transport aircraft used primarily by the military but .Curtiss C Commando by Scott Schwartz Billed by Curtiss as the “Sub-Stratosphere Transport”, the airplane that became the C military transport was actually intended to be a 36 passenger airliner with a pressurized cabin.