1929 Ford Tri Motor Aircraft Sells Flights at Jones Airport This Weekend


Friday, August 27th 2010, 1:59 pm
By: News On 6


Chris Howell NewsOn6.com

TULSA, OK---For aviation fans seeking a unique look into the past, a 1929 Ford Tri Motor is selling rides at R.L. Jones Airport in Tulsa this weekend.

For $60.00, or $50.00 if you are a member of the Experimental Aircraft Association, you can fly over Tulsa in the 9-passenger, all metal plane.

‘It's a world famous  airplane,' said pilot Cody Welch, from the EAA, ‘it's the airplane that started Eastern Airlines and Cubana Airlines. The airplane has a remarkable history, it's the pioneer of all commercial flying.'

The plane is at Tulsa Technology Center on the south side of the airport. Flights are available Aug 26 – 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM and Aug 27-29 – 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Walk-ups are welcome, there is plenty of room no reservation needed.

For more information on the Ford Tri Motor visit their web site here.