Aircraft Photo of A9056 | Curtiss F9C-2 Sparrowhawk | USA - Navy | #43296
Registration / Serial:A9056
Aircraft Original Type:Curtiss F9C Sparrowhawk
Aircraft Generic Type:Curtiss F9C Sparrowhawk
Aircraft Version:Curtiss F9C-2 Sparrowhawk
C/n (msn):[ A9264 ]
Operator / Titles:USA - Navy
City / Airport:Washington - Dulles InternationalMap
Region / Country:Virginia, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: KIAD   IATA: IAD   Local: IAD   Other: -
Collection:National Air and Space Museum (Smithsonian) - Udvar-Hazy Center
Photo Date:1 May 2016
Photo by:Peter de Jong
Photo ID: 43296
Photo Comment

Trapeze artist! The sole surviving F9C represents one of the more unlikely ideas in aviation history: the use of airships as aircraft carriers.

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