Curtiss Jenny Restoration

Welcome! We hope you enjoy following the restoration process of a 1918 Curtiss JN4D Jenny. Once completed, the aeroplane will be flown and displayed at the Candler Field Museum in Williamson GA (30 miles south of Atlanta). You can contact me below by clicking on "VIEW MY PROFILE"

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Thursday, May 26, 2011

Still working on it

No, I have not forgotten about the Jenny. I went to Europe for a few days (work), Brian Eberle was off flying a Pitts for a few days (fun) and Ron was busy with several things here in Atlanta.

But, we managed to get a few more wires built before running out of shackles. I went to get some more today from Aircraft Spruce but they were out! So, I got to find another source so we can continue.

I'm not going to bore you with pictures of flying wires.

However, at the Bucker fly-in last weekend, I met the Rutten brothers from outside of Tallahassee Florida. The told me that their father soloed a Jenny back in 1927. I asked if they had any pictures. Here is what they sent:



Looks like an OX-5 powered Canuck. I love seeing previously unpublished photos. Makes me want to step back in time and be there.

More soon...I promise.

Brian

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