Curtiss-Wright Junior

ICAO aircraft code CW1
Manufacturer Curtiss
Country United States
New price USD 0.0015 million (1931)

The Curtiss-Wright CW-1 Junior, originally named the Curtiss-Robertson CR-1 Skeeter is a light sports aircraft produced in the United States in the 1930s.

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Curtiss-Wright Junior Specifications

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General

ICAO aircraft code
CW1
Manufacturer
Curtiss
Manufactured
1930 - 1932
Country
United States
New purchase price
USD 0.0015 million (1931)

Aircraft performance

Engine:
1x Szekely SR-3
Piston
Power:
45 HP
Max Cruise Speed:
70 Kts
130 Km/h
Approach Speed (Vref):
26 Kts
Travel range:
170 Nm
315 Kilometers
Service Ceiling:
12,000 feet
Rate of Climb:
600 feet / minute
3.05meter / second
Take Off Distance:
61 meter - 200.13 feet
Landing Distance:
76 meter - 249.34 feet

Weight & dimensions

Max Take Off Weight:
442 Kg
974 lbs
Max Payload:
145 Kg
320 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity:
9 gallon
35 liter

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About the Curtiss-Wright Junior

The Curtiss-Wright CW-1 Junior, originally named the Curtiss-Robertson CR-1 Skeeter is a light sports aircraft produced in the United States in the 1930s. It had been intended to sell it for the price of a mid-range automobile.

The Junior had two problems which brought production to a halt: its three-cylinder Szekely SR-3 radial engine tended to throw its cylinders, made more serious by the pusher configuration; and the unexpected location of the propeller caused accidents to people walking up to the plane on the ground.
Some Juniors were still being flown in 2012.

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