Comet Curtiss Jenny JN-4D - 24 inch Wingspan Flying Model, 3304

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Comet Curtiss Jenny JN-4D - 24 inch Wingspan Flying Model, 3304 plastic model kit

3304 Comet Curtiss Jenny JN-4D - 24 inch Wingspan Flying Model

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Poor

Large wingspan flying kit can be powered by rubber, electric and made R/C with modern servos and receivers. Kit features traditional stick and tissue construction, quality die-cut parts and strip wood, detailed full size plans, building instructions, hardware, wheels, tissue, rubber motor and plastic propeller. The model has not been started. NOTE: missing insignia/decals. Otherwise inventoried with all other parts and plans. NOTE: box is poor because both short side panels are missing. Comet was a famous manufacturer of stick and tissue flying and static models. In the 1930s Great Depression, they lead the low-priced kit revolution with the "Dime Scale" kits and famous advertisements in Model Airplane News magazine and others. Comet reached it's peak in the 1930s when they acquired the services of Carl Goldberg. Goldberg was a highly accomplished modeler with articles in Model Airplane News and famous designs that won him several National level competitions in the 1930s and beyond. (Carl Goldberg went on to found his own company and produced well designed and popular free-flight and RC aircraft). Comet survived the post World War economic slump and continued kit production until they were bought out by long-time competitor Guillow's in 1998.

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