[WWI] Jenny-ral Questions

dave fleming dave.fleming2 at dial.pipex.com
Wed Oct 25 10:26:46 EDT 2017


Quoting "J.R. Boye" <hopeandmercy at hotmail.com>:


> 
>       The first project is a model of a Canadian-built JN-4 flown by Vernon
> Castle. I'm hoping to have that done by the 100th anniversary of his death
> this February. He crashed a few miles from here at Benbrook Airfield, near
> Fort Worth, and there is a memorial on the site.
>       I bought the decal sheet for Canadian Jennies from Blue Rider, but it
> does not state whether these planes carried wing roundels or not. Looking at
> photos, it appears they did not, but I cannot be sure because of light on the
> upper wing. Can anyone confirm this? I'm planning to build C696
> specifically.

Very few, if any, of the Canadian Jennies had roundels of any form - the most common national marking was the
rudder. None of the ones in the datafile (133) had wing roundels.

Dave



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