Air Enthusiast 1972-10
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??? - The tail of a saga: The last of the Hawk biplanes /Warbirds/
The XF11C-3 (BuAer No 9269) in the form originally flown. Photograph having been taken on 10 May 1933.
The XF11C-3 photographed on 12 September 1933 after the introduction of a half-canopy and the raising of the aft fuselage decking.
The XF11C-3 (BuAer No 9269) in the form originally flown.
The third production BF2C-1 (BuAer No 9588) serving with Bombing Five which had been formed in 1934 to operate BF2C-1s from the new carrier Ranger. The Curtiss aircraft were replaced by Boeing F4B-4s in mid-1935.
The standard Hawk III export fighter derived from the original XF11C-3.