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Curtiss R-7
 
The Curtiss R-7 of 1916 was a long-wing version of the R-6 specially built for the New York Times. Thelong range landplane was built for an attempted to fly non-stop from Chicago to New York in 1916. It failed to complete the flight but still set an American distance record of 452 miles (727 km).
 
Fitted with long-span wings, it was similar to the R-3 and R-6, and powered by Curtiss V-2-3 engine. Only one was built.
 
 
 
 
 


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