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EAA Ford Trimotor Coming To Port Clinton, OH  
User currently offlineRampkontroler From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 859 posts, RR: 6
Posted (9 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days ago) and read 1960 times:

Hi Guys,

Just thought I'd let you know that the EAA's Ford Trimotor is coming to Carl Keller Field (KPCW) again this year from June 16-19th, and will be giving rides. Tickets are $40.00 in advance, or $50.00 the day of.

If you're old enough, you may have flown on one of Island Airlines Trimotors like I did when I was a kid. It's an experience I have never forgotten! So, get your tickets!

Here's a link to their site:

http://www.eaa.org/communications/eaanews/050428_trimotor.html

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User currently offlineRampkontroler From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 859 posts, RR: 6
Reply 1, posted (9 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days ago) and read 1954 times:

Here's a list of all its stops:

June 11-14: Pontiac, Michigan, Oakland County International Airport (PTK)
June 16-19: Port Clinton, Ohio, Carl R. Keller Field Airport (PCW)
June 21-23: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Allegheny County Airport (AGC)
June 25-29: Ft. Wayne, Indiana, Smith Field Airport (SMD)
July 1-5: Traverse City, Michigan, Cherry Capitol Airport (TVC)


User currently offlineChrisjake From United States of America, joined Jul 2004, 875 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (9 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 1936 times:

....did that ride last year and it definitely is worth the $40!!


chris



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User currently offlineSlider From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 6912 posts, RR: 34
Reply 3, posted (9 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 1886 times:

Wonderful ride!

I've flown in it as well out of Pioneer Field at EAA. Tremendous airplane. Really all of them are, and the EAA especially does a great job overall.


User currently offlineIsitsafenow From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 4984 posts, RR: 23
Reply 4, posted (9 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 1875 times:

I caught a ride when it was in FLA a fews short years back. For benefit of the big kids who have never rode piston and ONLY turbine, I strongly suggest this ride.
safe



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User currently offlineGilligan From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (9 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 1842 times:

My Dad took me for a ride on the old island airlines trimotor when I was a kid. Got to sit right up front by the pilot. It was like watching the wizard of Oz work the levers behind the curtain. The guy was in constant motion for the entire 13 minute flight. It's something I've never forgotten. On the way back I was in the cabin and noticed the tire never stopped spinning from takeoff to landing. Thanks for dredging up the memory as my Dad passed away just 2 weeks ago.

User currently offlineRampkontroler From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 859 posts, RR: 6
Reply 6, posted (9 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 1826 times:

Hi Gilligan-Sorry to hear about your Dad, I'm sure he will be missed. Your Trimotor story sounds exactly like mine...I too remember the pilot being busier than a one armed piccolo player! I was seated on the right side in the cabin, and I remember the tire spinning the whole way as well! Funny the things we remember.

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