Ford 5-AT Tri-Motor Engine and Propellers

View of the engine and propellers of a plane.


Affectionately known as the “Tin Goose,” the Ford Tri-Motor was the largest civil aircraft in America when it first flew on August 2, 1926. Its all-metal, corrugated aluminum construction and the prestigious Ford name made it immediately popular with passengers and airline operators. Highlighted in this image are the engine and propellers of the Ford Tri-Motor.