Museum of North Texas History
720 Indiana Ave
+1 940 322 7628
Tuesday – Saturday: 10:00 – 16:00
|Curtiss JN-4D Jenny
Northrop T-38A Talon
The Call Field Exhibit commemorates Call Field, the United States Army Air Corps training camp in Wichita Falls during WW I. The plane flown at Call Field, which served as this country’s first military trainer, was the Curtiss JN4-D, known as the “Jenny.” The crown jewel of the exhibit is our genuine Jenny biplane. It is one of only five in existence still certified for flight, and for the last few years she has graced the skies above Wichita Falls
In Fall 2014, the Call Field Exhibit will move to the new Wichita Falls Regional Airport as part of a project we call “Jenny to Jet.” Across from the Jenny will be a United States Air Force T-38 jet and artifacts related to Sheppard Air Force Base. This one-of-a-kind display with the very first U.S. military training plane and a modern jet that is a current trainer will show the world Wichita Falls’s unique history and proud commitment to our armed forces. And given that Call Field was the forerunner to Sheppard, “Jenny to Jet” will also serve as proof that history has a direct link to our present day lives.