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The Travel Air Fleet

41 Pages
$11.95 $10.76
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$11.95 $10.76
8.5x11" 41 Pages
Although it lasted for only a decade, the Travel Air Company played a significant role in the history of 20th Century aviation. Founded in 1924 by Walter Beech and Lloyd Stearman, the company started with six employees.

By 1929, with aircraft orders at their peak, Travel Air had 650 employees working in two shifts. Roughly 1800 biplanes and monoplanes emerged from Travel Air's Wichita, Kansas factory before the Great Depression forced it into bankruptcy. Among them was the Travel Air Model R "Mystery Ship", made famous by pilots such as Doug Davis and Jimmy Doolittle.

This Travel Air Fleet catalog dates from the late 1920's, and features three monoplane and nine biplane types. As a bonus, this reprint includes a rare promotional brochure for the Model R and vintage magazine ads in the back.

8.5x11", softbound, color covers and b&w interior, 41 pages.