Glenn H. Curtiss Museum - A Closer Look - Jenny

Shelton69

Shelton69

2015-07-06 14:49:12

When the war ended, hundreds of Army-trained pilots returned home, determined to continue flying as civilians. But there were few commercially-built planes available, and none available at a price that most of the returning airmen could afford. But there were the Jennys - thousands of them, in fact, crammed into government warehouses and on flying fields. In 1919 these were declared surplus and offered for sale to private individuals. Thus, American general aviation began.
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Shelton69

Flygirl

2015-07-06 14:49:12

Interesting!




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