Full size Printed Plans Scale 1:12 Control Line TEXACO No. 13 Frank Hawks' Travelaire Mystery Ship
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Reproduced Vintage Plan 1950
TEXACO No. 13
Full size printed plan on a 32” x 22” sheet
Four page article with building ,Material list and photos
Engine .19 to .29
By WALTER A. MUSClANO
Frank Hawks' Travelaire Mystery Ship, a famous racing plane, comes back to life as a U-Controller .
THE almost legendary figure of Commander Frank M. Hawk." remains in the memory of all persons interested in aviation. His famous Travelaire "Mystery Ship" established many inter-city records, and its design set the pattern for many future racing planes. It was in this Wright R-975 powered craft that Commander Hawks first attained world fame as a record smasher, The Texas Company sponsored the craft so "Texaco No, 13" ·was an appropriate name. Frank Hawks selected the "No, 13" and obtained the double "13" license number to "thumb his nose at superstition,"