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model aircraft: American Airlines, Curtiss AT-32-B Condor

Medium:polychrome fiberglass, balsa, metal, acrylic, rubber
Credit Line:The Edward Chavez Nut Tree Restaurant and Airfield Model Aircraft Collection
Accession Number:1996.26.05
Collection:Aviation Museum
Category:Model Aircraft
Subcategory:Model Airplane
Airline:American Airlines
Aircraft:Curtiss T-32 Condor

Blue and orange biplane, circa 1932, with blue fuselage and tail, orange wings and tail fins, silver propeller. Call letters NC12394 on one wing and rudder. "American Airlines U.S. Mail Air Express Condor 155" on nose. "American Airlines, 155, Sleeper" and American AA eagle logo" on fuselage. "Curtiss Wright Condor" on rudder. "Wright Cyclone" on both engine covers. Hand made, scratch built biplane model, scale 1:10. Call letters NC12394. The first plane to offer convertible sleeping berths. The last bi - wing passenger plane. Originally created for the Nut Tree Restaurant and Airfield Model Aircraft Collection.