May 2017: Curtiss biplane fighters (P-1 to P-23) – 24 photos

Photo 01: Curtiss P-1 of the 27th PS/1st PG

Photo 02: Curtiss P-1 of the 17th PS/1st PG

Photo 03: Curtiss P-1B of the 27th PS/1st PG

Photo 04: Curtiss P-1B of the 27th PS/1st PG

Photo 05: Curtiss P-1F s/n 28-42 of 43rd Squadron of Kelly Field.

Photo 11: Curtiss P-2 s/n 25-420, the first of the five built.

Photo 21: Curtiss P-3, one of the five built (26-300, 26-189/293)

Photo 31: Curtiss P-5 s/n 27-327, the first of the five built.

Photo 41: The Curtiss XP-6 (25-423) which was designed frome a Curtiss P-2 airframe.

Photo 42: The Curtiss XP-6B (29-529) was a P-1C modified.

Photo 43:  Curtiss P-6 26-260, the first production aircraft later converted to a P-6A

Photo 44: A Curtiss P-6D, which had a three-blade propeller.

Photo 45: A Curtiss P-6E of the 17th PS/1st PG in 1934 (code 77). The P-6E was the variant the most buit with 46 copies.

Photo 46: Another Curtiss P-6E of the 17th PS/1st PG (coded 56)

Photo 47: A Curtiss P-6E of 94th PS/1st PG

Photo 48: A Curtiss P-6E serving as liason aircraft at Wright-Petterson field.

Photo 49: Another P-6E of the 17th PS/1st PG (coded 44).

Photo 61: Left side view of the sole Curtiss XP-10 (28-387)

Photo 62: Right side view of the Curtiss XP-10 (28-387)

Photo 71: Curtiss XP-17 was built from a P-1 but didn’t enter production.

Photo 81: Curtiss YP-20 s/n 29-374, the sole of its kind.

Photo 85: Curtiss YP-22 s/n 29-262, the sole of its kind.

Photo 91: Curtiss YP-23 was built from a P-6E.

Photo 92: Side view of the YP-23

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