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The Yukon in a Ford Trimotor

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ORBX South Alaska scenery

 

Our flight plan for today is from Whitehorse to Juneau

 

It’s 8:00 am and some minus 7 degrees Celsius. We don’t have snow yet in Whitehorse, but we’ll expect plenty on route. With a lot of sputtering, coughing and smoke belching the three engines slowly coax to life. This is none of this instant-on nanny computer controlled stuff and the pilot knows exactly, when it’s time for his priced baby to be finally up and running

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Slowly, yet gracefully the Ford takes to the skies

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Yes, we might be slow and old, but we are hard working and dependable

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Occasionally we are forced to open the windows despite the freezing temps to check on the engine gauges

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No modern jet offers such a cozy and classy ambience

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Flying in such majestic surroundings can be quite a humbling experience

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But you also know, if something happens out here, you are on your own

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And then Juneau comes finally into sight

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Back on terra firma

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Thanks for viewing and I hope you liked our little adventure tour

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Great scenery !  Love the Ford Trimotor.

Thanks ,nice job....

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Ford Trimotor all metal construction with reliable PW engines constant speed props revolutionized air travel...great shots!

 

HLJAMES

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The Trimotor is looking great in Alaska!


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Thanks a lot gents. It was really fun taking the Trimotor out and doing this tour

 

 

Is this CR-1 Trimotor?

 

Yes, Klaus, that's the one. At US$6 she is a steal

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What an obscenely bright colour scheme! :cool:

 

Learned something new: Never realised the outboard engine gauges were... outboard of the cockpit! (Not an officianado of the Tri motor, just knew what one was.)


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Thanks a lot gents. It was really fun taking the Trimotor out and doing this tour

 

 

 

Yes, Klaus, that's the one. At US$6 she is a steal

 

Thats right, not much for this well made plane! I already have bought it  :smile:

...but I have one problem tough. I cant get EZDOK getting to work with it. When I load the plane I get an error from EZDOK which says it could not write into the ini file and ezdok crashes.

Do you use EZDOK with it?


Klaus Schmitzer

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Lovely shots! Great trip for sure. Would have been something to do IRL. 


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I live in the Yukon


Pete Richards

Aussie born, Sydney ( YSSY ) living in Whitehorse, Yukon ( CYXY )

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I live in the Yukon

Yes, Pete, I remember that from my previous flight there in an Antonov An-2  :smile:  :smile:

Classy!!  As I always have said--"Real airplanes have propellors!!" 

 

A good friend of mine has narrowed it even further, he states that real airplanes are taildraggers with a big radial. But I have to admit that he might be slightly biased, as he flies a Boeing Stearman  :wink:  :wink:

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