Ford Reliability Tour at Ford Airport, Dearborn, Michigan, 1930

Summary

From 1925-1931, Ford Motor Company sponsored annual air tours to promote reliability and safety in commercial aircraft. Planes were rated on the ability to take off and land quickly and maintain consistent speeds and schedules. This photo, taken at the end of the 1930 tour, shows the newly-built Henry Ford Museum in the background.

From 1925-1931, Ford Motor Company sponsored annual air tours to promote reliability and safety in commercial aircraft. Planes were rated on the ability to take off and land quickly and maintain consistent speeds and schedules. This photo, taken at the end of the 1930 tour, shows the newly-built Henry Ford Museum in the background.

Artifact

Photographic print

Date Made

27 September 1930

Subject Date

1930

Creators

Ford Motor Company. Photographic Department 

Place of Creation

United States, Michigan, Dearborn 

Creator Notes

Photographed by Ford Motor Company Photographic Department, Dearborn, Michigan.

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

P.833.55468.3

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8.25 in

Width: 10.25 in

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