1927 STOUT/FORD TRI-MOTOR


2825000 $2,825,000 USD

  • For Sale
  • 1927
  • STOUT/FORD TRI-MOTOR
  • N1077
  • 10
  • MN USA

Platinum Fighter Sales

General Specs (cont.)

1,975

175 SMOH

175 SMOH

175 SPOH

175 SPOH

Used

VFR

Additional Classifications

Detailed Description

1927 FORD TRI-MOTOR 4-AT-4

OLDEST FLYING METAL PLANE IN THE WORLD
AMERICA'S OLDEST FLYING AIRLINER
FLOWN BY CHARLES LINDBERGH AND AMELIA EARHART
RESTORED TO PERFECTION

Airframe

An original Ford Tri-motor restored to near perfect condition.
Possibly the most historic airliner in the world.

Engines / Mods / Prop

Pratt & Whitney R-985's 
Engines - 155 hrs SMOH
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Remarks

FLOWN BY
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Charles Lindbergh - Aviation Pioneer
Amelia Earhart - Pioneer Aviatrix
Harry Brooks - Chief Pilot - Ford Motor Company
Bernt Balhen - First Man to fly over the South Pole
Floyd Bennett - First Man to fly over the North Pole
Captain Hermann Koehl - Bremen Crew - First to fly the Atlantic - East to West
Major James Fitzmaurice - Bremen Crew - First to fly the Atlantic - East to West
Baron Ehrenfried Güenther Von Huenefeld - Bremen Crew - First to fly the Atlantic - East to West
Grant McConachie - Canadian Aviation Pioneer - President of Canadian Pacific Airlines
Harold Gray - Aviation Pioneer - Chairman of Pan American 
 
       FAMOUS FLIGHTS and NOTABLE FACTS
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Flying Mrs. Evangeline Lindbergh to Mexico City to see her son, Charles Lindbergh, Christmas 1927
The first plane, Anne Morrow flew in with Charles Lindbergh - Christmas 1927
In 1927, the largest aircraft to have flown in Mexico
First commercial flight between the United States and Mexico - 1927
In 1928, the largest aircraft to have flown in Canada
First For Tri-motor to be put on floats
First Ford Tri-motor to be exported
First aircraft to fly a commercial flight over the Canadian Rockies
Oldest Tri-motor in existence
America's oldest flying airliner
World's oldest flying metal airliner
World's oldest flying multiengine airliner
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