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Soar through Idaho’s skies in an historic Ford Tri-Motor airplane

The Liberty Ford Tri-Motor “Port of Clinton” will make two stops in Idaho in September. You can book a flight on this historic aircraft.
The Liberty Ford Tri-Motor “Port of Clinton” will make two stops in Idaho in September. You can book a flight on this historic aircraft.

Take flight through history with the Ford Tri-Motor Tour Stop, a chance to take a ride in a historic airplane. They were known as the first luxury airliners. Dubbed “The Tin Goose,” the Ford Motor Company made the Tri-Motor from 1925 to 1933. Now, the Experimental Aircraft Association will bring one of the remaining airworthy planes to Idaho during September. You can book a flight on on one of these beauties.

Here’s where you can fly:

▪  9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, to Sunday, Sept. 11, Idaho Falls Regional Airport, 2140 N. Skyline Drive.

▪  2 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16 to Sunday, Sept. 18, Nampa Municipal Airport, 116 Municipal Way.

You also can catch a ride at several stops in Oregon and Washington. Flights are $50 for 17 and younger, $70 adults in advance, $75 walk up. Find more info at FlyTheFord.org.

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