Curtiss A-1 Triad
In February 1911, Curtiss introduced the Triad seaplane, which had both wheels and floats.
The Triad A-1 first flew on July 1, 1911, and the Triad was sold to the British, Russian, German and Japanese navies in 1912. The Japanese naval aviation was founded with the purchase of three Curtiss Triads. In 1912, Curtiss won the Robert Collier Trophy for his development of the seaplane.
Engine: 1 x 75 hp Curtiss V-8
Max Take-off weight: 715 kg / 1576 lb
Empty weight: 420 kg / 926 lb
Wingspan: 11.28 m / 37 ft 0 in
Length: 8.71 m / 28 ft 7 in
Height: 2.69 m / 8 ft 10 in
Wing area: 26.57 sq.m / 286.00 sq ft
Max. speed: 97 km/h / 60 mph