Model Airplane News
May, 1933

Model Airplane News Cover for May, 1933 by Jo Kotula Curtiss-Wright Travelair Speedwing

Curtiss-Wright "Travelair Speedwing"
Model Airplane News Cover Art for May, 1933
by Jo Kotula
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The Travel Air 2000/3000/4000 (originally, the Model A, Model B and Model BH) were marketed as a Curtiss-Wright product under the names CW-14, Speedwing, Sportsman and Osprey), were sports aircraft produced in the United States in the late 1920s.

The various models were biplanes with staggered wings braced by N-struts. The fuselage was of fabric-covered steel tube and included two open cockpits in tandem, the forward of which could carry two passengers side-by-side. The various models were available with a variety of different, interchangeable wings One of these was shorter and thinner than the rest known as the "Speedwing" designed for increased performance.

The Curtiss-Wright Travelair Speedwing      The Curtiss-Wright Travelair Speedwing

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