Pilot V. N. Johns with Ford Tri-Motor Plane at Ford Airport, Dearborn, Michigan, 1931

Summary

Vernon N. Johns operated Independence Air Tours in connection with the Dearborn Inn, the hotel adjacent to Ford Airport in Dearborn, Michigan. Note the headphones hanging above each seat. They allowed passengers to hear the tour narrator's commentary. Three engines combined with an uninsulated cabin made a flight in a Ford Tri-Motor a noisy experience.

Vernon N. Johns operated Independence Air Tours in connection with the Dearborn Inn, the hotel adjacent to Ford Airport in Dearborn, Michigan. Note the headphones hanging above each seat. They allowed passengers to hear the tour narrator's commentary. Three engines combined with an uninsulated cabin made a flight in a Ford Tri-Motor a noisy experience.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8.25 in

Width: 10 in

Inscriptions

Stamp on back: PLEASE RETURN TO L.G. Treadway Service Corporation 247 PARK AVE., N. Y. C.

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