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When car manufacturer Henry Ford acquired control of the Stout Metal Airplane company in 1925, he also acquired their design for an aircraft with three motors. Designated the Ford 4AT trimotor, this all-metal airplane became a successful passenger airplane.

Click here to read more about the Ford Tri-Motor.

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Trimotor on tarmac Trimotor - closing mail cargo hold
  Trimotor - mail being loaded
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(top left) Trimotor on tarmac

(top right) Trimotor - closing mail cargo hold

(bottom right) Trimotor - mail being loaded
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