Travel Air Aircraft – Manufacturer (predecessor to BeechCraft) Wichita Kansas

Edward H. Phillips program at the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum in 2014 includes the history of Travel Air and Walter Beech, the genesis and production of the Type R “Mystery Ship” racing monoplane and the air races of the 1920s and 1930s.

Edward H. Phillips has researched and written eight books on the unique and rich aviation history that belongs to Wichita, Kansas. Phillips holds degrees from the University of North Dakota. He is a pilot and advanced ground instructor. He has worked for Beech Aircraft Corporation, Piedmont Airlines and as writer for Aviation Week & Space Technology magazines.