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Warbird Picture - Airworthy CW-15C Sedan on display at the Historic Aircraft Restoration Museum, Dauster Field, Creve Coeur, Missouri in June 2006

Curtiss-Wright CW-15 Aircraft Information

Curtiss-Wright CW-15

CW-15 Sedan

Warbird Picture - Airworthy CW-15C Sedan on display at the Historic Aircraft Restoration Museum, Dauster Field, Creve Coeur, Missouri in June 2006

Picture - Airworthy CW-15C Sedan on display at the Historic Aircraft Restoration Museum, Dauster Field, Creve Coeur, Missouri in June 2006

Role: Civil utility aircraft
Manufacturer: Curtiss-Wright
Designed by: Walter Burnham
First flight: 1931
Number built: 15

The Curtiss-Wright CW-15 Sedan was a four-seat utility aircraft produced in small numbers in the United States in the early 1930s. It was a high-wing braced monoplane of conventional design with a fully-enclosed cabin and strongly (though superficially) resembled the Travel Air 10. At the time of the CW-15's design, Travel Air had recently been acquired by Curtiss-Wright.

Variants

CW-15C - powered by Curtiss Challenger (9 built)
CW-15D - powered by Wright R-760 (3 built)
CW-15N - powered by Kinner C-5 (3 built)

Specifications (CW-15C)

Data from Curtiss Aircraft 1907-1947

General characteristics

Crew: One pilot
Capacity: 3 passengers
Length: 30 ft 5 in (9.27 m)
Wingspan: 43 ft 5 in (13.23 m)
Height: 8 ft 10 in (2.69 m)
Wing area: 240 ft (22.29 m)
Empty weight: 2,083 lb (945 kg)
Gross weight: 3,281 lb (1,488 kg)
Powerplant: 1 x Curtiss Challenger, 185 hp (138 kW) each

Performance

Maximum speed: 115 mph (185 km/h)
Cruise speed: 97 mph (156 km/h)
Range: 525 miles (845 km)
Service ceiling: 12,000 ft (3,660 m)
Rate of climb: 600 ft/min (3.0 m/s)

Bowers, Peter M. (1979). Curtiss Aircraft 1907-1947. London: Putnam. ISBN 0 370 10029 8.
Taylor, Michael J. H. (1989). Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation. London: Studio Editions. p. 288.
World Aircraft Information Files. London: Bright Star Publishing. p. File 891 Sheet 55.

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