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We’d Like to

Meet you

We’d like to meet you and have you meet us. We meet at: 
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7:00 pm

the fourth Wednesday of every month
McClure Auditorium
Sarasota Bradenton Airport

We also get together at our social events.  See our Social Events page for more details.

Young Eagles

For more than 10 years we in Chapter 180 have been giving young people their very first ride in an airplane.  If you or a youngster you know wants to experience the thrill, spectacle and beauty of flying for the first time visit our Young Eagles page and find out all about how.

HomeFly The Ford Tri-Motor 2014

Fly  the  Ford  Tri-Motor  Airplane  2017

           Flight dates - February 2nd - 5th, 2017 
 

Give the gift of a lifetime of memories with an excursion air tour of Sarasota Bay in a 1929 Ford Tri-motor airplane originally purchased by Eastern Airlines.   This airplane has quite a history, including being  owned by   "The Goat" Trujillo, dictator of the Dominican Republic, ferrying smoke-jumpers in Idaho, and being used in the Indiana Jones, Temple of Doom, Jerry Lewis and Johnny Depp movies. 
 
          Come to see it
 
Come fly it  

 
You'll be excited, invigorated, and talking about this flight forever !  Passengers have told us the views are spectacular while slowly flying over Sarasota/Bradenton neighborhoods, farms and fields, the beaches and islands, and getting a bird's eye view of the marine life below.
 
Rides in the co-pilot's seat are available if not already booked.
 
Flights will be taking off and landing at Retrix-North on Clive Jones Road at the Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport.  Look for the banners close to the intersection of Tallevast Road and 15th Street East  and the intersection of Tallevast Road and 14th St (Tamiami Trail).
 

Please call 877-952-5395 to quickly order your tickets or visit: www.flytheford.org



Give a Valentine 
or birthday  gift that everyone will enjoy 
 

 
 Click this button   Video of Ford Tri-Motor flying at AirVenture   to view a video of the Ford Tri-Motor flying at AirVenture, Oshkosh Wisconsin
 
For photos, click on this button click here to view photos from 2015 Tri-Motor event