Ford Tri-Motor Airplane Comes to Jefferson City

6 years 9 months 5 days ago Monday, September 19 2011 Sep 19, 2011 Monday, September 19, 2011 12:59:00 PM CDT September 19, 2011 in News
By: Brian Bondus

JEFFERSON CITY - A historic 1929 Ford Tri-Motor airplane arrived in the capital Monday, offering flights to aviation buffs through Wednesday. 

The airplane is on a midwest tour to promote flying for all audiences.  The Ford Tri-Motor plane was the first mass produced airliner, according to the Experimental Aircraft Association.

The EAA is sponsoring the tour around the midwest.  Flights are available to the public for $70 and $60 to EAA members. Each flight last about 20-25 minutes.  Co-pilot seats are also available for an additional fee. 

Flights are available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday. 

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