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Sights From Above Bend 

What it looked like to fly in a Ford Tri-Motor airplane

In this week's Outside section, the Source covered the Fly The Ford tour that is currently making a pit stop in Bend.

I got the chance to fly in the Tri-Motor on Thursday, and when I say it was an awesome experience – that might be underselling it.  
click to enlarge ISAAC BIEHL
  • Isaac Biehl

While the "Tin Goose" was a giant leap forward for the world of aviation and travel, it's a very far out feeling from the aircrafts we know today. The flight offered an opportunity to see Bend from a totally different perspective and it was hard not to appreciate this piece of history soaring through the skies.

Take a look at our slideshow to see some of the sights from above Bend. The Tri-Motor flights run until May 12.

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Isaac Biehl

Isaac is living proof that "Iowa Nice" is actually a thing. A journalism graduate from Iowa State University, he regularly writes about music, the outdoors and the arts/culture scene. Isaac loves the Trail Blazers, backpacking and a good IPA. He plans to one day win Survivor. Your move, Jeff Probst...
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