The H16A Flying Boat Handbook

Navy Department: Bureau of Construction and Repair

Published by Government Printing Office, Washington DC, USA., 1918
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Title: The H16A Flying Boat Handbook

Publisher: Government Printing Office, Washington DC, USA.

Publication Date: 1918

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible

Edition: FIRST.


FINE. Green cloth boards. Green endpapers. 4-7/8" x 8". 44pp with 9 fold out drawings. Immaculate original condition - as published. RARE; likely unique in this superb -as new- condition. Paged and foldout diagrams, schematics and specification sheets. An absolute must for the US Naval Aviation historian/preservationist. Curtiss built 184 planes, while 150 planes were built at the Naval Aircraft Factory in Philadelphia. The first Curtiss-built H-16 was launched on 22 June, 1918, while the first Navy-built model came out of factory a bit earlier, on 27 March 1918. They remained in service until May 1930. THIS BOOK - PRINTED BY THE NAVY DEPARTMENT - IS ASSOCIATED WITH THE VERY FIRST NAVY BUILT MILITARY GRADE PLANES. * * * Very Scarce * * * [B50-137]. Bookseller Inventory # 005094

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