1929 Travel Air S6000B

This aircraft model was popular as a passenger and cargo plane, being utilized by many early Alaskan operators, including Alaska Star Airlines, Woodley Airways, Alaska Coastal Airlines and Mirow Air Service. NC8159 first came to Alaska in 1939, flying for Cordova Airlines. It was subsequently sold to Jack Peck, who sold it later that year to Al Jones Airways. NC8159 was sold to the museum in 1991 by William Magnuson.