Experimental Aircraft Association, EAA, is Bringing our 1929 Ford Tri-Motor to San Diego

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1929 Ford Tri-Motor 4-AT-E - NC8407 Photo courtesy of www.eaa.org
This cool old plane is coming to Gillespie Field this weekend.  February 26th to March 1st

From 1926 through 1933 Ford Motor Company built 199 Tri-Motors with EAA’s model 4-AT-E being the 146th off the assembly line! The Ford Tri-Motor has served as Eastern Air Transport (Island Airlines), Cubana Airlines, as a barnstormer, and on the big screen for the Jerry Lewis comedy, The Family Jewels.

Join us for an unforgettable experience aboard one of the few remaining airworthy Ford Tri-Motors in the world. You won’t want to miss the “Tin Goose” when it visits an airport near you!

Climb aboard one of the first mass-produced airliners and step back in time to aviation’s golden age. A flight on EAA’s Ford Tri-Motor is a flight back to an era where air travel was considered a luxury.


Flight Rates
$70
$75
$50
Adult (advance)
Adult (walk-up)
Children 17 & under


Revenues from the Ford Tri-Motor tour help cover maintenance and operations costs for the aircraft and aid our ambition to keep the “Tin Goose” flying for many years to come.

For more information, visit www.flytheford.org
Gillespie Field Location: Airport Administration Building,  1960 Joe Crosson Drive, El Cajon, California 92020-1236