Aircraft Photo of N868N / NC868N | Curtiss 51 Fledgling | AirHistory.net
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:N868N
Registration Painted:NC868N
Aircraft Original Type:Curtiss 48/51 Fledgling (N2C)
Aircraft Generic Type:Curtiss 48/51 Fledgling (N2C)
Aircraft Version:Curtiss 51 Fledgling
C/n (msn):B-51
Location
City / Airport:McMinnville - MunicipalMap
Region / Country:Oregon, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: KMMV   IATA: -   Local: MMV   Other: -
Collection:Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
 
Photo Date:1 October 2018
Photo by:Peter de JongContact
Photo ID: 105245
Photographer's Remark

A commercial verison of the N2C Fledgling trainer for the US Navy, the Model 51 was used principally by the manufacturer's own Curtiss Flying Service as a rather primitive air taxi in the early 1930s. The company livery was orange and yellow.

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