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Model, Static, Travel Air Model R
Wood, cotton, acetate, and metal display model of a Travel Air Model R aircraft in white and red paint scheme. 1:14 scale. 1931.
Texaco Travel Air Model R, 1/12th scale
The Washington, DC Community Center for Boys sponsored model-building contests in the 1930s. This Travel Air Racer model was entered in 1931.
This object is on display in the Mary Baker Engen Restoration Hangar at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA.
The Washington, D.C., Community Center for Boys sponsored model-building contests throughout the 1930s. Douglas Bruce built this model of the record-breaking Travel Air Racer from scratch in 1931.