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Photo ID: 1011015
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Model: Ford Tri-Motor 4-AT-B Registration: N7584
Year: 1928 Serial Number: 38
Engines: Wright R760 Owner: Island Air Service
Location: Sandusky, OH Photographer: Stoltzfus, Ken
Date: 1962 Present Registration: N7584 Present Owner (FAA info): Kermit Weeks, Polk City, FL
Notes: 06-31-03 - In the late 1950's or early 60's our family had bought some Wright R760-8's Navy surplus, and sold them to Island Air Service for use on the Tri-Motor. The Navy had used the engines on their N3N floatplanes and sold them when that program closed. Island Air Service used the Tri-Motor on a scheduled basis to fly to the islands in Lake Erie. There where school children who commuted daily on the Ford!
 

Photo ID: 1011016
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Notes: The Tri-Motor is a pretty good-sized airplane!
Photographer: Stoltzfus, Ken
 
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