Full size printed plans Peanut Scale "TRAVELAIR 2000" built in the usual fashion
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Full size printed plan on a sheet 11” x 17”
Two page article with building notes and photos
By DON BUTMAN
The first production Travel Air B established such a good reputation in the First National (Ford) Air Tour in 1925 that the company sold nineteen the same year. In 1928 the model B was designated the Model 2000. Orders increased until 1930, when Model 2000 production ceased, with 1 550 built.
In Canada the Travel Air was used for training and some charter work. One was used as a corporate aircraft by the Walter M. Lowney Co. Because of their classic design, many Model 2000s have been restored and are still flying.
The model is built in the usual fashion, 1/16 sq. sides, formers, 1/32 x 1/16 stringers, 1/32 sheet around the nose and cockpits, and a bunch of 1/32 sheet wing ribs. The engine cowling protrusions are shaped blocks and the front and "spinner" are the one piece with the prop 'way out in front...