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Thanks to the Experimental Aircraft Association (EEA), our editor, Michael Izzo, and I recently enjoyed a flight aboard the historic “Tin Goose” – the FordTri-Motor.The Ohio-based EEA had come to New Jersey to offer flights out of Essex CountyAirport.As neither of us is particularly afraid of heights or of flying – something that can’t necessarily be said for some of our Tribune colleagues – we were happy to take the EEA up on its offer of a flight.

It’s definitely a fun experience if you’re not afraid of heights, or of flying. And if you have a strong bladder, because the three-prop plane has no bathroom, and the flight was a bit vibrational, shall we say.



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