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I came across this picture taken in the late 1920s. Could you please help identify the make and model of this plane. Thanks.

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    $\begingroup$ Some context would help, such as where was the picture taken, maybe who was the photographer, etc. $\endgroup$ – Juan Jimenez Jun 7 at 19:53
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    $\begingroup$ It was taken in 1929 in Burbank CA area. $\endgroup$ – user40892 Jun 7 at 23:01
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That info helped. Looks like a Travel Air 2000, but without the prop spinner.

Travel Air 2000 at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum

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    $\begingroup$ Thanks, Juan. It certainly looks a lot like it. I wonder what is in the bottom of the fuselage in the picture I posted. Some kind of radiator fin or just an open trap door? $\endgroup$ – user40892 Jun 8 at 15:07
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    $\begingroup$ youtu.be/AVQcRLPt5EIthis video confirms in. Thanks again, Juan. $\endgroup$ – user40892 Jun 8 at 17:02
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    $\begingroup$ Nice video, that looks like a sweet ride. At the bottom is a radiator indeed. The aircraft was powered by a Curtis OX-5 (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curtiss_OX-5) or OX-6 engine (can't tell from the picture) and those were water-cooled engines. You're welcome, and don't forget to mark it as the accepted answer. :) $\endgroup$ – Juan Jimenez Jun 8 at 21:03
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enter image description here It could have been a Swallow too. The propeller and wheels are similar.

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  • $\begingroup$ The engine, exhaust and cowling are different, so are the wheel hubs. $\endgroup$ – Juan Jimenez Jun 15 at 9:19

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