Common Ground

Historic Ford Tri-Motor Airplane

Season 5 Episode 13 | 26m 52s

Ride along as Common Ground joins an air-tour of Bemidji in a historic airplane. The 1929 Ford Tri-motor is credited with birthing the modern airline industry and Common Ground traces the story with aviation experts from the Experimental Aircraft Association. The show includes unique footage of the 80 year-old airplane in flight and a contribution from a WWll aviator who flew for the US Navy.

Aired: 01/23/14

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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