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|engine=160hp Curtiss VX<ref name=Durkota90-259>Durkota'90, p.259.</ref>
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* Alan E. Durkota with Donna S. Durkota &amp; Thomas Darcey, "Victor Victorovich Utgoff; The Adventures of an Imperial Russian Naval Pilot". ''Over the Front'', Vol. 5, No. 3, Autumn 1990. Walsworth Publishing Co, Inc. and The League of World War I Aviation Historians.
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* P.M.Grosz. ''Fokker Fighters D.I-IV''. Albatros Publications, Ltd., 1999. {{ISBN|1-902207-11-4}}.
 
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Latest revision as of 22:00, 15 April 2020

Curtiss K
Role Flying Boat
Manufacturer Curtiss
First flight 1915
Primary users Imperial Russian Aviation Roundel.svg Russia
US Army Air Roundel.svg U.S.A.
Wingspan 17.0 m (55 ft 10 in)[1]
Engine 160hp Curtiss VX[1]
Max Speed 80–113 km/h (50–70 mph)[1]
Climb 46 m (150 ft) in 1:00[1]
Range 1,200 km (740 mi)[1]
Endurance 8:48[1]


References

Citations
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Durkota'90, p.259.
Bibliography
  • Alan E. Durkota with Donna S. Durkota & Thomas Darcey, "Victor Victorovich Utgoff; The Adventures of an Imperial Russian Naval Pilot". Over the Front, Vol. 5, No. 3, Autumn 1990. Walsworth Publishing Co, Inc. and The League of World War I Aviation Historians.