Curtiss N-9, Production; Equipment, Airspeed Indicators; Burgess, General, Production. photograph


Collection Item Summary:

"Air Speed Meter Nozzle - Burgess Installation N-9, Details Of Tube Connections Between Wings." Extreme close-up three-quarter right front view of point of connection near lower wing end of a front interplane strut of a wing section of a Curtiss N-9 seaplane license-built by the Burgess Company, showing detail of tube connection fitting (part of airspeed indicator system). Circa 1916-1918, probably at the Burgess Company factory in Marblehead, Massachusetts.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics
  • World War, 1914-1918

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

Restrictions & Rights

Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage:



See more items in


Circa 1916-1918

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



Local number


Explore the collection

Related Topics