Airienteering with 13MIKE

by Fred J. Calfior and Douglas W. Miller

AirLeg 20

1) Climb to “3500” feet

“The first successful all metal airplane was produced by William B. Stout in 1924. It later led to the Ford Tri-motor passenger transport, which was given the nickname Tin Goose. It could befitted with a variety of powerplants around the 300 to 400 horsepower range. Many were built, until the Depression of the early 1930's forced Ford Company to cease. Believe it or not, Stout reintroduced the type for production in 1966, naming it the Bushmaster 2000! It was redesigned as a simple and cheap transport aircraft for use from small grass fields!”

2) Go to AirLeg 8

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