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PHOTO GALLERY: Fly Back in Time

Wednesday, Mar. 28, 2012 |

Harry Shapiro and Bart Bartusek

Wednesday, Mar. 28, 2012 |

Harry Shapiro and Bart Bartusek

Wednesday, Mar. 28, 2012 |

Wednesday, Mar. 28, 2012 |

Wednesday, Mar. 28, 2012 |

There are nine seats each with a window. In the late 1970s EAA purchased the Tri-Motor and began a 12-year restoration. For her 75th birthday, she was given another makeover in 2003/04.

Wednesday, Mar. 28, 2012 |

There are nine seats each with a window. In the late 1970s EAA purchased the Tri-Motor and began a 12-year restoration. For her 75th birthday, she was given another makeover in 2003/04.

The plane was manufactures on August 21 1929 and with its sister ship started Easter Airlines. She was the world's first mass-produced airliner.

Wednesday, Mar. 28, 2012 |

The plane was manufactures on August 21 1929 and with its sister ship started Easter Airlines. She was the world's first mass-produced airliner.

MaryLou McFate takes passengers through the safety instructions. McFate has been a member of the EAA since the 1960's.

Wednesday, Mar. 28, 2012 |

MaryLou McFate takes passengers through the safety instructions. McFate has been a member of the EAA since the 1960's.

Flight 11. Bottom: Tom and Jewell Indoe, David Pinsone, Carold and George Beddie Top: Paul Dukor (orange vest), David Davis, Maz Kreis and Hakan Sokmensuer

Wednesday, Mar. 28, 2012 |

Flight 11. Bottom: Tom and Jewell Indoe, David Pinsone, Carold and George Beddie Top: Paul Dukor (orange vest), David Davis, Maz Kreis and Hakan Sokmensuer

Wednesday, Mar. 28, 2012 |

Wednesday, Mar. 28, 2012 |

Only 200 of these planes were made and only five exist today. This plane is the only one able to fly. She is kept at the EAA Museum at Pioneer Airport in Wis.

Wednesday, Mar. 28, 2012 |

Only 200 of these planes were made and only five exist today. This plane is the only one able to fly. She is kept at the EAA Museum at Pioneer Airport in Wis.

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