Airplanes of ww1 The American airplanes

The curtiss JN-4 was a staple in world war 1 for the United States. Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company was an American aircraft manufacturer formed in 1916 by Glenn Hammond Curtiss. During WW1 military orders rose sharply, and Curtiss needed to expand quickly. In 1916, the company moved its headquarters and most manufacturing activities to Buffalo, New York.

The jenny was produced by the Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor company. The Curtiss JN-4 was a double seat trainer in front of instructor airplane. It was a double control plane with a single tractor style 90hp engine with a 75 mph top speed.

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Uses of the Jenny during the world war.

Curtiss combined the best features of the model J and model N trainers built for the Army and Navy and began producing the Jenny. The jenny was used in U.S. and Canadian Aerial Military training. The Curtiss JN-4 is possibly North America's most famous World War I aircraft. It was used during World War I to train beginning pilots, with an estimated 95% of all trainees had flown a JN-4.

The Jenny was also a fairly versatile aircraft that could be modified to take on different roles during the war. Even though this was a training aircraft this robust plane could easily be changed with items such as a ski undercarriage it could have a removable turtle deck for conversation between occupants and allow for more room for baggage and stretchers.

The effect of planes on the North American society caused more jobs and a lot of company changes from certain products to help build airplanes instead.

Another time that planes were used and were successful was the bombing of pearl harbor on December 7 1941 causing 2,403 killed and 1,178 wounded

Even though the effect of planes on world war 1 was not much as the planes advanced around 1940 planes were used in a whole new era of in the air war. They would then be used more and more for bombing and helping ground forces. One well known plane use in war was on Hiroshima on August 6 1945 during World War II by a Boeing B-29 Superfortress Enola Gay which dropped a large atomic bomb killing between 90-120,000.

The revolution of the plane has come from some light war scouting to unmanned planes that could end a whole nation. with the use of planes in war came more research and now use as worldwide travel.

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