EAA 1929 Ford Tri-Motor at Gillespie Field

‘The ‘Tin Goose’ — the 1920 Ford Tri-Motor — will be available for rides at Gillespie Field in El Cajon.

The Del Mar Historical Society recently announced that the EAA 1929 Ford Tri-Motor is coming to Gillespie Field, El Cajon. It will be available for viewing and rides from 2-5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, to Sunday, April 1.

Experience the golden age of aviation and take a flight in EAA’s immaculate 1929 Ford Tri-Motor, giving passengers an opportunity to travel back to the early days of commercial flight. Affectionately dubbed the “Tin Goose” after its distinct all-metal look, the Ford Tri-Motor is commonly known as the first mass-produced airliner from aviation’s formative years. A flight on EAA’s Ford Tri-Motor is a flight back to an era where air travel was considered a luxury.

Call 1-800-359-6217 for info.


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