Curtiss-Wright O-52 Owl
Single-engine two-seat high-wing tail-dragger observation monoplane, U.S.A.

Archive Photos

Curtiss O-52 "Owl" (AF 40-2763) at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, WPAFB, Dayton, Ohio (35mm photo by John Shupek)


We are currently in the process of reformatting all of our aircraft pages on our website. Therefore, at this point we have chosen not to immediately include the history, usage, specifications and performance data of this aircraft. As soon as we have completed the task of reformatting the photo pages, we will revisit this page and include the above information. In the meantime, use the below Wikipedia link in the References section to get the history, specifications and performance of this aircraft.


  1. Shupek, John. The Skytamer Photo Archive, photos by John Shupek, copyright © 2??? Skytamer Images (
  2. Wikipedia. Curtiss O-52 Owl

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