Henry Ford Museum Air Collection, Dearborn, MI Photos

The Henry Ford Museum's aircraft collection is small, but significant in that the Ford Family sponsored some significant flights to the poles & built the well-known Ford Trimotor craft.

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Douglas DC-3 at Henry Ford Museum. Dearborn, MI.Northwest Airlines logo on DC-3 at Henry Ford Museum. Dearborn, MI.Fokker F-VII Trimotor plane used in Admiral Richard Byrd's trip to Arctic at Henry Ford Museum. Dearborn, MI.Fokker F-VII Trimotor had no heater so cabin flying temperature was about -50°F during Byrd's Arctic trip at Henry Ford Museum. Dearborn, MI.
Douglas DC-3 at Henry Ford Museum. Dearborn, MI.Northwest Airlines logo on DC-3 at Henry Ford Museum. Dearborn, MI.Fokker F-VII Trimotor (1925) plane used in Admiral Richard Byrd's trip to Arctic at Henry Ford Museum. Dearborn, MI.Fokker F-VII Trimotor (1925) had no heater so cabin flying temperature was about -50°F during Byrd's Arctic trip at Henry Ford Museum. Dearborn, MI.
Ski of Fokker F-VII Trimotor used in Byrd's Arctic exploration sponsored by Edsel Ford at Henry Ford Museum. Dearborn, MI.Ford AT-B Trimotor aircraft used for Admiral Richard Byrd's flight over South Pole at Henry Ford Museum. Dearborn, MI.Front view of Ford AT-B Trimotor at Henry Ford Museum. Dearborn, MI.Boeing 40-B2 open cockpit biplane at Henry Ford Museum. Dearborn, MI.
Ski of Fokker F-VII Trimotor used in Byrd's Arctic exploration sponsored by Edsel Ford at Henry Ford Museum. Dearborn, MI.Ford AT-B Trimotor (1928) aircraft used for Admiral Richard Byrd's flight over South Pole at Henry Ford Museum. Dearborn, MI.Front view of Ford AT-B Trimotor (1928) at Henry Ford Museum. Dearborn, MI.Boeing 40-B2 (1927) open cockpit biplane at Henry Ford Museum. Dearborn, MI.
Working replica of Lindbergh's Ryan aircraft used in movie Spirit of St. Louis at Henry Ford Museum. Dearborn, MI.Portrait of Charles Lindbergh at Henry Ford Museum. Dearborn, MI.Tapestry of Charles Lindbergh & Spirit of St. Louis airplane after first flight New York to Paris of at Henry Ford Museum. Dearborn, MI.Souvenir pillow of Captain Charles "Lucky" Lindbergh after 1927 record nonstop trans Atlantic flight at Henry Ford Museum. Dearborn, MI.
Working replica of Lindbergh's Ryan aircraft used in movie Spirit of St. Louis at Henry Ford Museum. Dearborn, MI.Portrait of Charles Lindbergh at Henry Ford Museum. Dearborn, MI.Tapestry of Charles Lindbergh & Spirit of St. Louis airplane after first flight New York to Paris of at Henry Ford Museum. Dearborn, MI.Souvenir pillow of Captain Charles "Lucky" Lindbergh after 1927 record nonstop trans Atlantic flight at Henry Ford Museum. Dearborn, MI.
Lucky Lindy sheet music at Henry Ford Museum. Dearborn, MI.Souvenir plate of Glenn Curtiss & his aeroplane over Hammondsport, NY by Carnation/McNicol of East Liverpool, OH at Henry Ford Museum. Dearborn, MI.

Lucky Lindy sheet music (1927) at Henry Ford Museum. Dearborn, MI.Souvenir plate of Glenn Curtiss & his aeroplane over Hammondsport, NY (c1920) by Carnation/McNicol of East Liverpool, OH at Henry Ford Museum. Dearborn, MI.


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