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  • 1927 STOUT/FORD TRI-MOTOR


    General Specs

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

     

    2825000 $2,825,000 USD

    Platinum Fighter Sales

    • (800) 210-1951
    • Simon Brown / John Rayner


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    2825000 $2,825,000 USD



    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
    ​

    Remarks

    FLOWN BY
    ​​
    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
    ​
    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
    ​