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Crop Dusters

Aircraft Make & Model:
Travel Air 4000
MTOW:
2,400 lb.
Range:
500 miles
Speed:
130 mph
Seats:
Length:
24 ft., 2 in.
Wingspan:
34 ft., 8 in.
Height:
8 ft., 9 in.
Engines:
HP or Thrust:
No. flown by DL:
3
RoutesFlown:
Advantages:
Drawbacks:
First Delivery:
1928
First Scheduled Service:
Reason Aquired:
Last Retirement:
1936
Reason Disposed:

Narrative:  Travel Air 4000 1928-1936

Although most of the planes in Delta's cropdusting fleet were either Huff Daland Dusters or Stearman aircraft, Delta did also use three Travel Air 4000 planes for dusting. 

Aircraft registration and serial numbers:

  • NR64E (MSN 154)
  • NR5395 (MSN 501)
  • NR5396 (MSN 502)
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