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Model, Static, Travel Air Model R
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.
Travel Air Model R, 1/16th scale
A Travel Air Model R won the speed contest at the National Air Races in 1929. Thompson Products, who sponsored the race, donated this model.
This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.