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Curtiss XBTC-2 'Egg Beater' (SC) - Ginter Books - GI077CSN

Curtiss XBTC-2 'Egg Beater' (SC) - Ginter Books - GI077CSN

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Curtiss XBTC-2 "Eggbeater." Naval Fighters 77. Book by Bob Kowalski. The little-known story of Curtiss' Bomber Torpedo prototype aircraft incorporating the huge Pratt and Whitney 28-cylinder R-4360 engine with counter-rotating propellers. The two test aircraft actually built demonstrated different wing configurations and these machines were employed in experimental use testing new technologies. Includes detail photos and diagrams well describing the airframe and equipment, inside and out as well as its armament. Illustrated with 70 photos; 40 pages.