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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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