Military Factory

Catalog of Military and Civilian Aircraft Manufactured by the Curtiss Concern

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 11/30/2015

List of military and civilian aircraft manufactured by Curtiss.





There are a total of (30) Curtiss Aircraft in the Military Factory. Flag images indicative of country of origin. You can always return to the Manufacturers List. Understand that brand labels are listed separately in our display - for example, Lockheed aircraft and Lockheed Martin aircraft are considered two separate listings. Also, if a particular manufacture had had a hand in production of another's aircraft (i.e. a "Joint Venture"), they will be represented here as well.


Entries are listed below by initial year of service descending.




1948
Curtiss-Wright XP-87 / XF-87 Blackhawk
The XF-87 was a failed proposal attempted by the Curtiss-Wright aircraft design bureau to meet an Ai... [Read More]
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1948
Curtiss Proposal II
Following World War 2 (1939-1945) and coinciding with the rise of the jet age, many American aviatio... [Read More]
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1945
Curtiss XF15C
World War 2 (1939-1945) showcased both the pinnacle of the propeller-driven aircraft design and the ... [Read More]
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1944
Curtiss XF14C
Curtiss Aircraft enjoyed success with its inline piston-engined P-40 "Warhawk" series of fighters wh... [Read More]
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1944
Curtiss SC Seahawk
World War 2 (1939-1945) required an equal victory over the sea as it did over land, particularly for... [Read More]
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1943
Curtiss-Wright XP-55 Ascender
The XP-55 Ascender was an unorthodox attempt by the Curtiss-Wright company that produced just three ... [Read More]
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1943
Curtiss SB2C Helldiver
The Curtiss SB2C Helldiver was a rather unassuming dive bomber / reconnaissance aircraft serving thr... [Read More]
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1943
Curtiss-Wright XP-71
Prior to America's entry into World War 2 (1939-1945) in 1941, the war was viewed from an "outside-l... [Read More]
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1943
Curtiss XP-62
Curtiss Aeroplane's success in delivering a U.S. Army fighter was in the classic P-40 "Warhawk" line... [Read More]
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1942
Curtiss-Wright C-46 Commando
The United States Air Force utilized the C-46 Commando series as their primary transport workhorse i... [Read More]
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1942
Curtiss SO3C Seamew
The Curtiss SO3C "Seamew" (Curtiss Model 82) was an oft-forgotten navy reconnaissance/scout/patrol f... [Read More]
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1941
Curtiss XP-46
The smallish XP-46 was to be the answer for the deficiencies encountered in the P-40 Warhawk platfor... [Read More]
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1941
Curtiss P-40 Warhawk
The Curtiss P-40 "Warhawk" series of fighter aircraft was a further development of the Curtiss P-36 ... [Read More]
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1941
Curtiss P-40 Tomahawk
The Curtiss P-40 "Tomahawk" became an offshoot of the classic American P-40 "Warhawk" monoplane figh... [Read More]
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1941
Curtiss XP-60
Many attempts by many American companies were made to replace outmoded and outgoing fighters in serv... [Read More]
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1939
Curtiss-Wright CW-21 Demon
In the pre-World War 2 world, engineers at Curtiss-Wright began work on an export-minded, single-sea... [Read More]
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1939
Curtiss XP-42
The Curtiss XP-42 was a further development of the Curtiss P-36 Hawk model though it would share som... [Read More]
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1938
Curtiss P-36 Hawk (Hawk 75 / Mohawk)
The Curtiss P-36 Hawk aircraft saw considerable operational service in the years leading up to, and ... [Read More]
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1938
Curtiss SBC Helldiver
In 1932, the United States Navy contracted the Curtiss-Wright Corporation to produce a modern, two-s... [Read More]
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1935
Curtiss SOC Seagull
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1935
Curtiss A-18 Shrike
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1933
Curtiss A-12 (Shrike)
The A-12 was an inter-war product of the Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company first appearing in 1933... [Read More]
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1931
Curtiss F9C Sparrowhawk
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1929
Curtiss P-6 Hawk
Originally based on the existing Curtiss P-1B series of fighter aircraft, the Curtiss P-6 Hawk serie... [Read More]
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1924
Curtiss F6C HAWK
The Curtiss F6C Hawk series of aircraft was in fact the US Navy/Marine model of the US Army's P-1 Ha... [Read More]
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1920
Martin MB-2 / NBS-1
The Martin MB-2 series of twin-engine bombers holds a distinct footnote in the history of United Sta... [Read More]
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1918
Curtiss NC (Nancy Boat)
World War 1 in Europe prompted all military industries to develop and produce various solutions to o... [Read More]
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1917
Curtiss H-16
In 1911, the Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company unveiled their Model D, a biplane aircraft powered ... [Read More]
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1915
Curtiss JN-4 (Jenny)
The much-loved Curtiss JN-4 "Jenny" two-seat trainer aircraft was utilized in a myriad of ways throu... [Read More]
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1911
Curtiss A-1 Triad (Model E)
Like the United States Army's air service of the early 20th century, the United States Navy (USN) ai... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the Curtiss A-1 Triad (Model E)