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1931 Curtiss-Wright "Junior", CW-1

Curtiss Junior

The Curtiss Junior was a unique airplane for its time. The parasol-winged two-place tandem pusher was designed especially for the low-budget sportsman pilot. Because of the wide-open view, the plane also became quite popular with hunters and air-to-air photographers.


Curtiss-Wright CW-1 "Junior"

C/N 1224 Registration N11850

Engine: Salmson AD9, 45hp
Wingspan: 39 feet 6 inches
Length: 21 ft 3 inches
Height: 7 feet 4 inches
Fuel: 8.5 gal
Oil: 2 gal
Gross Weight: 975 lb
Seats: 2, tandem
Maximum Speed: 80 mph
Cruise Speed: 70 mph
Cruise Range: 200 miles

Additional Information

For more information about the Junior and other Curtiss-Wright aircraft, take a look at the Curtiss Junior Wikipedia page.