1929 Travel Air 6000 B NC9084 SOLD!
"History At Its Flying Best"
-> Click here to see a great video
of this aircraft in action!
**One of Only Two Flying!**
Only 6000 Hrs. Total Time since 1929
375 Hrs. on Wright 975
NC9084 was one of the first aircraft to attempt mid-air refueling. She is the receiving aircraft and flew for two weeks without landing.
See vintage pictures of this aircracft including the 1930 mid-air refueling.
A trip through the log book is a trip through history with everything from delivering mail when “air mail” meant by air, transporting critically injured patients in Alaska, delivering smoke jumpers onto Montana wild fires, high altitude surveying, camera work and promotional stunts. This nearly 80-year-old lady has done it all!
Completely Restored with Current Annual Certificated under FAR part 135/91
This historic aircraft was completely restored in 2002 to its’ 1929 GLORY, Including original wicker seats, roll down cockpit windows, instrument panel including an original brass flashlight and factory rear lavatory
With the availability of modern materials, this aircraft is better than when it left the factory in 1929. The restoration team used all new Spruce, Stits Fabric / Stits Poly-Tone paint and Resorcinol glue, The team didn't rebuild the wings.... they built new wings using copies of the original technical prints and the old wings as templates. All Metal parts were magna-fluxed, cad-plated then magna-fluxed again for total Quality Assurance. ABSOLUTELY NOTHING WAS OVERLOOKED AND NO EXPENSE WAS SPARED! Click the accompanying restoration slide show to see how a true ground up restoration is actually done!
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