Tag Archives: Flying Circuses

Gladys Ingle

There was once a time when flying airplanes was really fun and truly free – free in the sense of a lack of regulations. This period was short-lived, lasting less than a decade. During the time from the end of … Continue reading

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The Jenny and the Barnstormers

One of my favorite airplanes is the Curtiss JN-4D “Jenny.”  Benjamin Thomas, an Englishman working for Thomas Sopwith of Sopwith aeroplane fame, designed the Jenny and the airplane went into production in 1915.  It became the most important Army training … Continue reading

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