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Curtiss_NC-4_four_engine_configuration-detail

The prototype Curtiss NC-1 was powered by three 400hp Liberty L-12 engines in a tractor configuration (i.e. the propellers were mounted ahead of the engines, pulling the aircraft forward). It was equipped with a wireless transmitter and receiver and crew sleeping quarters. It first flew on October 4th, 1918.

Curtiss_NC-4_four_engine_configuration-detail
johnbr, Jun 11, 2012
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