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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Location: Peachtree City, Georgia, United States

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Engine has arrived

On Thursday, John Gaertner from Blue Swallow Aircraft drove to Williamson, GA to deliver the rebuilt engine. We wasted no time putting it back in the Jenny.




Then came time to hook up all the lines - water, fuel, oil, etc.


After working from noon until dark, we decided to call it a day.  


Friday afternoon was more of the same - hooked up the throttle, mixture, temperature and pressure lines.



 By 6PM, it was time to take Jenny out into the sunlight.


Success !!  It started right away.  Ran smoothly.



We have two little oil leaks to track down but once we do, the Jenny will back back in the air.  

Enjoy

Brian

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