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Curtiss Jenny Makes Final Flight

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A historical World War I plane took one of its final flights Saturday morning in Wichita Falls. The Curtiss Jenny World War I Biplane took off from the Kickapoo Airport just before 11:00 a.m. Saturday morning.

The plane was made in 1917 and is almost 97 years old.  It was used to train fighter pilots in World War I.

Many spectators came out to witness this once in a lifetime occasion.  The plane is still safe, but officials decided to stop the flights in order to conserve it. 

If you missed it Saturday you still have one more chance to see it fly. It will take off again Sunday between 9:20 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. as long as weather permits.

The aircraft will be retired and moved to the Wichita Falls Municipal Airport in January.