Vintage 1929 Ford Tri-Motor aircraft flies into Clarksville

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CLARKSVILLE: Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan will be on hand at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5 at Clarksville Regional Airport/Outlaw Field to view the 1929 Ford Tri-Motor airplane on display.

The airport is offering the public the opportunity to purchase tickets from Oct. 6-8 and “Experience the Golden Age of Aviation” by flying over Clarksville while recalling the energy, passion, and excitement of the Roaring ’20s.

Recall the energy, passion, and excitement of the Roaring ’20s by flying aboard the Ford Tri-Motor. Known as the first luxury airliner, the Ford Tri-Motor redefined world travel and marked the beginning of commercial flight.

All ticket proceeds support the Experimental Aircraft Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to sharing The Spirit of Aviation with everyone. Our tour stops are hosted by volunteers who are passionate about sharing the Ford Tri-Motor’s stories.

We invite families to visit and learn all about our aircraft and our organization. Viewing the aircraft is free, so be sure to bring your camera along.

Walk-up pricing, $75/Adult, Children 17 & Under/$50. Rides will be offered Friday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information, visit Fly the Ford online or call 1-877-952-5395.

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