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Rare Bird: The Curtiss A-18

Curtiss A-18

The Curtiss A-18 Shrike: Another Step on the Curtiss Treadmill to Oblivion In 1934 the Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company realized at long last that it had barking up the wrong design tree with its modern looking but very heavy all-metal attack planes. Deciding to make a clean start, it made an offer that Donavan R. ...