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Well here I go, I'm in! Let me start by taking you back in time a little. This machine, which had won the 1921 Pulitzer Trophy (at average 176.7mph), as the Curtiss CR-1... *SDASM .. and had then gone on to place third in the 1922 Pulitzer Trophy (at 193.2mph) as the CR-2, modified to replace those drag-inducing pineapple-like Lamblin radiators with integral upper-wing surface radiators... *SDASM ... was further modified by Curtiss for the US Navy as the CR-3 floatplane, contesting in 1923 as the first ever US entry t