Model, Static, Curtiss JN-4H Mailplane

Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

Curtiss JN-4H

The Curtiss JN-4H was the first aircraft used in regular service by the Post Office. Popularly known as "Jennys," JN 4Hs were conventional Army trainers equipped with a Hispano-Suiza 150-horsepower engine. They could carry 63 kilograms (140 pounds) of mail 400 kilometers (250 miles) at a cruising speed of 120 kilometers (75 miles) per hour.

Gift of Stewart Geigen