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After Hours

Rail, auto, and aviation innovations at The Henry Ford history museum

Tech of the past: Fokker F-VII

This 1925 Fokker F-VII "Trimotor" was used in the Byrd Arctic Expedition, which was funded by Edsel Ford. The large FOKKER painted on the wings and fuselage were Tony Fokker's way to make sure everyone knew this plane was not a Ford.

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