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List of military aircraft of the United States (1909–19)

This list of military aircraft of the United States (1909–1919) includes prototype, pre-production and operational types operated by the United States Army and United States Navy during the period prior to and during World War I, prior to the establishment of a numerical designation system. During this period, aircraft used by the U.S. military forces were referred to by their manufacturers' designations.

For Army and Air Force aircraft designated after 1919, see List of military aircraft of the United States. For U.S. Navy and Marine Corps aircraft post 1922, see List of military aircraft of the United States (naval).

Wright Military Flyer

Army Signal Corps, August 2, 1909 to April 6, 1917

Navy System, 1911–1914

  • A-1 – Curtiss
  • A-2 – Curtiss
  • A-3 – Curtiss
  • A-4 – Curtiss
  • B-1 – Wright
  • B-2 – Wright
  • B-3 – Wright
  • C-1 – Curtiss
  • C-2 – Curtiss
  • C-3 – Curtiss
  • C-4 – Curtiss
  • C-5 – Curtiss
  • D-1 – Burgess Co. and Curtiss
  • D-2 – Burgess Co. and Curtiss
  • E-1 OWL – Curtiss

Navy System, 1914–1917

American-Built Airplanes of World War I, April 6, 1917 to November 11, 1918

Curtiss JN-4

American Expeditionary Force (A.E.F.) aircraft from the French Government

American Expeditionary Force (A.E.F.) aircraft from the British Government

American Expeditionary Force (A.E.F.) aircraft from the Italian Government

Post-War, November 11, 1918 to September 1919

Martin MB-2

See also

References

  • Andrade, John M. (1979). U.S. Military Aircraft Designations and Serials Since 1909. Midland Counties Publications. ISBN 0-904597-22-9.
  • Fahey, James C. (1946). U.S. Army Aircraft 1908–1946.
  • Grossnick, Roy A. United States Naval Aviation 1910–1995. Naval Historical Center

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