Curtiss JN-4D Jenny

 

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Curtiss JN-4D Jenny  
by Dick Hansen
from American Aircraft Modeler
September 1968 
100in span
Tags: Scale IC R/C Biplane
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Submitted to Outerzone: 22/03/2012
Outerzone planID: oz2634 | Filesize: 911KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: theshadow

   

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Curtiss JN-4D Jenny - Large scale biplane model. Dick Hansen's Jenny from American Aircraft Modeler, issue 09-68. Wingspan 100in, for Enya 60 power.

Quote: - "You will be surprised how much easier a large airplane is to fly and handle on rough ground... the Jenny is a fun airplane, not a super detailed ship to win contests with. Although she does have two trophies to date. It is not hard to build... wind penetration is good, she turns well on ailerons and flies a little faster than expected, probably due to the thin leading edge. Having a simple flat bottom airfoil creates much lift at slow airspeeds and much more lift at higher airspeeds. It should be flown with that in mind.
One drawback of large aircraft is the assembly and disassembly time at the airfield. This is why the wings are of one-piece consruction and the only functional flying wires are included..."

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Update 08/05/2017: added complete article, thanks to RFJ.

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