Curtiss C-2/ AB-2 being catapulted off USS North Carolina (ACR 12)

Curtiss C-2/ AB-2 being catapulted off USS North Carolina (ACR 12)
Here we see the Curtiss C-2/ AB-2 being catapulted off USS North Carolina (ACR-12/ CA-12) on 5 November 1915, with the commander of NAS Pensacola, H.C. Mustin at controls. This was the first time that an aircraft had been launched by catapult from a ship, and the first time an aircraft had been launched from a moving ship.
How to cite this article: Rickard, J (19 February 2021), Curtiss C-2/ AB-2 being catapulted off USS North Carolina (ACR 12) , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_curtiss_C2_AB2_catapulted.html

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