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Curtiss JN-4 Jenny
Curtiss JN-4 Jenny

Curtiss JN-4 Jenny



Country: USA

Type: Double single-engine biplane trainer

Crew: two pilots

The most successful training aircraft the United States during World War II. Plane JN-4 «Jenny» (Jenny) companies "Curtis" was improved by modifying the aircraft JN-3. His success as a trainer aircraft "Jenny" basically obliged incredibly reliable engine OX-5. America's entry into World War I in April 1917 has led to orders for aircraft "Jenny", the total production of the time it was completed shortly after the termination of the war in November 1918 6000 has made copies. Perhaps the biggest job of this type, however, was made after the war, when hundreds of extra cars were sold cheaply to private buyers, which helped the formation of the US civil aviation.


Aircraft Curtiss JN-4 Jenny photo

Aircraft Curtiss JN-4 Jenny photo


Today, the plane "Jenny" the most numerous in the world of authentic aircraft of World War I, copies of which are kept in flying condition in America and Britain.


Basic data Curtiss JN-4 Jenny:


  • Length: 8,34 m
  • Wingspan: 13,31 m
  • Height: 2,77 m


The weight:

  • Empty: 716,88 kg
  • Maximum take-off: 966,16 kg


Aircraft Curtiss JN-4 Jenny retro photo

Aircraft Curtiss JN-4 Jenny photo


Aircraft performance characteristics:

  • Maximum speed: 120 km / h
  • Range: 400 km
  • Powerplant: "Curtis" OX-5
  • Power: 90 l. from. (67 kW)

Date of first flight: 1916 year

The remaining airworthy modifications: 0T-4V, 0T-4 (CAN) «Kanukov» (Canuck), JN-4H


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