Flying in Style: EAA's Ford Tri-Motor

Such Modern, So Luxury

Sure, you've been on a Boeing 747 and maybe even an Airbus A380. But have you ever been on a Ford Tri-Motor 5-AT-B? I doubt it, seeing as they were the height of civilian passenger aircraft circa 1928. If you'd like to check out this luxurious relic, drive out to Double Eagle II Airport between April 6-9 from 8am-5pm. You can check out the “Tin Goose” for free or cough up $50 (kids) to $75 (adults) to actually take a ride. There will also be presentations and book-signing by Robert F. Kirk, author of Flying the Lindbergh Line: Then and Now. That will have you flyin' high. (Renée Chavez)

Thursday Apr 6, 2017

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7401 Paseo Del Volcan NW
Albuquerque, NM 87119
US

Cost:

FREE

Ages:

ALL-AGES!

Contact:

EAA Chapter 179

Website: Click to Visit

More events at Double Eagle II Airport

Experience what was the height of flying luxury in 1928, at the start of commercial air travel by viewing one of the original Transatlantic Air Transport aircraft.

Fly the Ford! Experience what was the height of flying luxury in 1928, at the start of commercial air travel. Celebrate the return of one of the original Transatlantic Air Transport aircraft. Join us for EAA 179 pancakes and chicken fajitas!

BOOK A FLIGHT $70 adult advance / $75 adults walkup, $50 youth

Flights 8am - 5pm, weather permitting. Bring the family and your camera, viewing the aircraft is free.

Airway presentations and book signings by Robert F. Kirk, author of "The Lindbergh Line, Then and Now". Friday 1pm, 4pm, Sat 10am, 1pm. History displays by the Albuquerque Cavalcade of Wings and the CCHS Airway Heritage Museum at the Grants-Milan Airport. Breakfast and lunch offered by tour hosts, EAA Chapter 179.

Aircraft Photo