TERRIFIC

Strengths: 
Simple build - instructions not brilliant (pictures do not match up to the text!) - the pictures however do make things easy and it is simple enough to work out which text should go with which image. Terrific to fly - does basic aerobatics yet flies like a trainer if you want. Take-offs simple - virtually hands-off each time - landings with no wind can sometimes mean speed is a bit quick - actually easier to land when a wind is blowing - however do not let this put you off - I am sure it is just my lack of ability. .
Weaknesses: 
As reported by others, the undercarriage and fixing to the fus is not good. I changed the U/C for a more flexible one (the Ripmax dural U/C) and also discarded the metal bolts and fitted nylon ones. Now if (when!) I have a heavy landing the bolts snap and U/C comes off cleanly, and the fus is not damaged by the metal bolts pulling out the fixings of the wood. .
Overall: 
Even though I now fly other planes, the Travel Air will always be my fall-back for a nice relaxed, yet not too docile, flight. . . .
Ease of assembly: 
4
Average: 4 (1 vote)
Build quality: 
4
Average: 4 (1 vote)
Flight performance: 
5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
Value for money: 
5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
Overall: 
4
Average: 4 (1 vote)
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