Chapter 857

Butler, PA

The Ford Tri-Motor Special Event at Butler County KBTP

A vintage 1928 Ford Tri-Motor visited Butler County Airport on July 9 through 12.  Rides were offered to the public on this historic example of the airline industry with a total of 47 flights made over the duration of the event.  The event started with a photo op featuring the Tri-Motor and a line up of vintage Fords from a local Butler County Ford Car Club

 The following article covers the history of this aircraft with details for this special event.

 HISTORY OF THE FORD TRIMOTOR rev.pdf

An album of photos is presented under the Photos tab in the menu bar at left.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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