Role Observation monoplane
National origin United States
Manufacturer Curtiss
Status Cancelled
Primary user United States Army Air Service

The Curtiss XO-30 was a projected 1920s American twin-engined observation monoplane designed by the Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company for the United States Army Air Service, a prototype was cancelled and not built.[1]

Design and development

One prototype observation monoplane was ordered by the United States Army Air Service and designated XO-30 with the serial number 29-451.[1] The XO-30 was to have had two 600 hp (447 kW) V-1570-9 engines and a crew of three.[1] The program was cancelled and the prototype was not built.[1]



  1. ^ a b c d Andrade 1979, p. 138


  • Andrade, John (1979). U.S. Military Aircraft Designations and Serials since 1909. Hinckley, Leicestershire, UK: Midland Counties Publications. p. 171. ISBN 0-904597-22-9.