Travel Air / Curtiss-Wright 4000 / Model B / CW-14

Sport Biplane

Travel Air 4000 NC8877 913 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Travel Air 4000 is a single-engine three-seat sports biplane aircraft produced by the American manufacturer Travel Air Manufacturing Company, later by Curtiss-Wright as the CW-14.
The Travel Air 4000 is the last member of the Travel Air 2000/3000/4000 family.
Crew1
Passengers2
Propulsion1 Radial Engine
Engine ModelWright J-6 Whirlwind Seven (R-760)
Engine Power168 kW225 hp
Speed1248 km/h674 kts
  776 mph
Service Ceiling4.880 m16.010 ft
Range967 km522 NM
601 mi.
Empty Weight804 kg1.773 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.302 kg2.870 lbs
Wing Span9,44 m30 ft 12 in
Wing Area23,0 m248 ft
Length7,17 m23 ft 6 in
Height2,78 m9 ft 1 in
First Flight1927
Production Statusout of production
Data for (Version)Curtiss-Wright CW-A14D Deluxe Sportsman
VariantsTravel Air A-4000, B-4000, C-4000, D-4000, E-4000, K-4000, L-4000, Curtiss-Wright CW-A14D, CW-A14B Speedwing, CW-C14B Osprey, CW-C14R

[Photo-ID: 7490] Karsten Palt 2013-09-07
Travel Air 4000, , NC8877, c/n 913, Karsten Palt, 2013Travel Air
4000
Reg.: NC8877
c/n: 913
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2013 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 10364] Karsten Palt 2014-05-28
Travel Air 4000 D4D, , N434N, c/n 1340, Karsten Palt, 2014Travel Air
4000 D4D
Reg.: N434N
c/n: 1340
 
Pepsi Skywriter
NASM Udvar Hazy Center [Chantilly, VA]
[Photo-ID: 13590] Karsten Palt 2016-09-11
Travel Air E-4000, , NC5427, c/n 516, Karsten Palt, 2016Travel Air
E-4000
Reg.: NC5427
c/n: 516
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2016 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 7491] Karsten Palt 2013-09-07
Travel Air E-4000, , NC645H, c/n 1220, Karsten Palt, 2013Travel Air
E-4000
Reg.: NC645H
c/n: 1220
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2013 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 7492] Karsten Palt 2013-09-07
Travel Air E-4000, , NC645H, c/n 1220, Karsten Palt, 2013Travel Air
E-4000
Reg.: NC645H
c/n: 1220
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2013 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]