Curtiss N-9

Trainer Biplane

Curtiss N-9H United States Navy © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Curtiss N-9 is a single-engine two-seat floatplane trainer biplane aircraft produced by the US-American manufacturer Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company.
The Curtiss N-9 is a seaplane development of the Curtiss JN-4 Jenny.
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelHispano-Suiza / Wright Wright-Hisso E (8Aa)
Engine Power112 kW150 hp
Speed130 km/h70 kts
  81 mph
Service Ceiling3.002 m9.850 ft
Range432 km233 NM
268 mi.
Empty Weight973 kg2.145 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.256 kg2.770 lbs
Wing Span16,25 m53 ft 4 in
Length9,40 m30 ft 10 in
Height3,26 m10 ft 8 in
First Flight1916
Production Statusout of production
Total Productionca. 600
Developed fromCurtiss JN-4
Data for (Version)Curtiss N-9H
VariantsCurtiss N-9C, N-9N

[Photo-ID: 10253] Karsten Palt 2014-05-28
Curtiss N-9H, United States Navy, , c/n , Karsten Palt, 2014Curtiss
United States Navy
sole surviving Curtiss N-9
NASM Udvar Hazy Center [Chantilly, VA]