The Ford Trimotor (also called the "Tri-Motor", and nicknamed "The Tin Goose") was an American three-engined transport aircraft that was first produced in 1925 by the companies of Henry Ford and that continued to be produced until June 7, 1933. Throughout its time in production, a total of 199 Ford Trimotors were produced. Although it was designed for the civil aviation market, this aircraft was also used by military units and was sold all over the world.
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... On April 21, 1929, a Maddux Air Lines 5-AT-B Trimotor, NC9636, collided with a U.S ... aircraft and his aircraft struck the cockpit of the Ford Trimotor. 3, 1929, a Transcontinental Air Transport 5-AT-B Trimotor, NC9649, and named The City of San Francisco, crashed into Mount Taylor near Grants, New Mexico in a ...
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