Balsa, metal, and acetate display model of the Travel Air Model R racing aircraft which won the 1929 Thompson Trophy race in red and black paint scheme. 1/16 scale. Circa 1939.
Gift of Thompson Products, Inc.
Country of Origin
United States of America
- Overall - balsa
- Rigging - metal
- Windscreen - clear acetate.
Model: 15.9 x 38.7 x 55.9cm (6 1/4 in. x 15 1/4 in. x 22 in.)
National Air and Space Museum
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Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum