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2017 Los Angeles County Air Show

2017 Los Angeles County Air Show

By on Mar 28, 2017 in Air Shows | 0 comments

The fourth annual Los Angeles County Air Show of 2017 was titled Red, White and Boom, paying a tribute to the 70th anniversary of the first sonic boom. Aerial demonstrations at the General William J. Fox Airfield in Lancaster kicked off with the Patriot Parachute Team demonstration and were immediately followed by precision aerobatics with Bill Stein in a Zivko Edge...

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Ford Trimotor and B-17 “Aluminum Overcast” rides at the Long Beach airport

Ford Trimotor and B-17 “Aluminum Overcast” rides at the Long Beach airport

By on Mar 9, 2017 in Aviation Events | 0 comments

The Ford Trimotor, built by the Ford Company between 1925 and 1933, was America’s first successful luxury airliner with leather passenger seats, hardwood paneling and window curtains. Nicknamed the “Tin Goose” due to its all-metal construction, it was called by Henry Ford as “the safest airliner around”  partially because of it. The Trimotor...

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