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Curtiss-Wright CW-3 Duckling

CW-3 Duckling

Manufacturer: Curtiss-Wright
First flight: 1931
Number built: 3
Developed from: CW-1 Junior

The Curtiss-Wright CW-3 Ducking (sometimes called the Teal) was an American two-seat amphibian flying-boat developed by Curtiss-Wright from the CW-1 Junior.

Development

The Duckling was a modification of the CW-1 Junior, the fuselage had a plywood V-shaped underside added and the addition of strut-mounted pontoons. The engine was mounted above the wing driving a pusher propeller, only three aircraft were built all powered by different engines. The type was not developed due to lack of funds.

Variants

CW-3
Prototype powered by a 90hp (67kW) Velie M-5 radial engine, one built.
CW-3L
Variant powered by a 90hp (67kW) Lambert radial engine, one built.
CW-3W
Variant powered by a 90hp (67kW) Warner Scarab radial engine, one built.

Specifications (CL-3W)

Data from

General characteristics

Crew: 2
Length: 21 ft 3 in (6.48 m)
Wingspan: 39 ft 6 in (12.04 m)
Powerplant: 1 x Warner Scarab radial piston engine, 90 hp (67 kW)

Bibliography

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft (Part Work 1982-1985). Orbis Publishing.

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