Curtiss JN-4D Jenny Family, Ambulance Modifications. [photograph]

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Collection Item Summary:

Two views (one-half right rear view, close up) of US Army Air Service Curtiss JN-4D Jenny modified to airplane ambulance configuration, on the ground at Scott Field, Belleville, Illinois; aircraft was placed in service November 25, 1918. Modification seen here (with fabric removed to show internal structure) allows patient to be loaded through the right side of the rear fuselage. Top: patient stretcher partially loaded into aircraft; bottom: stretcher fully loaded into aircraft with fuselage access door closed.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Aeronautics, Military
  • Aircraft
  • Airplanes
  • Biplanes
  • Airplane ambulances
  • United States. Army--Ambulances
  • World War, 1914-1918

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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photographer

United States Army Air Service

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-7A12130