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Legends of the Sky: The Jenny

This 1 hour documentary takes you back to the era of the Wright Brothers and Glenn Curtiss as they competed to build a newer, better, faster aeroplane for America…JUST as the drums of War were sounding in Europe.   The JN4 Jenny aeroplane became the first mass produced aerial trainer,[…]

Army Pilot-Trainer Robert Bartholomew 1917

We recently received an email from a viewer of our film telling us about her Jenny pilot grandfather. We’ve reproduced the conversation and adjoining photos for your enjoyment. I was told by my mother that my grandfather, Robert Bartholomew, was one of the first five pilots commissioned by the fledgling[…]