|Naval Aircraft Factory PT|
|National origin||United States|
|Manufacturer||Naval Aircraft Factory|
|Primary user||United States Navy|
Development[edit | edit source]
With a shortage of funds at the end of the First World War the Naval Aircraft Factory built 33 aircraft of two types using surplus assemblies. Both were twin float biplanes based on the fuselage and tail unit of the Curtiss R-6L; the PT-1 was fitted with the 62 ft (18.90m) wings from the Curtiss HS-1L, and the PT-2 fitted with the 74 ft (22.57m) wings from the Curtiss HS-2L.
Variants[edit | edit source]
- Fuselage and tail unit of a Curtiss R-6L fitted with wings from a Curtiss HS-1L, 15 built.
- Fuselage and tail unit of a Curtiss R-6L fitted with wings from a Curtiss HS-2L, 18 built.
Operator[edit | edit source]
Specifications (PT-2)[edit | edit source]
- Length: 38 ft 5 in (11.71 m)
- Wingspan: 74 ft 0¼ in (22.57 m)
- Powerplant: 1 × Liberty piston engine, 200 hp (149 kW)
See also[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Naval Aircraft Factory PT.|
- Taylor, Michael J. H. (1989). Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation. London: Studio Editions.
- The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft (Part Work 1982-1985). Orbis Publishing.
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