Ford Trimotor 4-AT-1 Airplane at Ford Airport, Dearborn, Michigan, 1926

Summary

4-AT airliners were designed and built by the Stout Metal Airplane Company, a division of Ford Motor Company. The all-metal, multi-engine planes earned a reputation for being rugged and dependable; and in the late 1920s and 1930s they were the backbone of the scheduled airline industry. 4-ATs eased public concerns about the safety of air travel and revolutionized commercial aviation.

4-AT airliners were designed and built by the Stout Metal Airplane Company, a division of Ford Motor Company. The all-metal, multi-engine planes earned a reputation for being rugged and dependable; and in the late 1920s and 1930s they were the backbone of the scheduled airline industry. 4-ATs eased public concerns about the safety of air travel and revolutionized commercial aviation.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Linen (Material)

Technique

Gelatin silver process
Retouching

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8 in

Width: 11 in

Inscriptions

Back: 46945 | 906 | C

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