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Travel back in time at Planes, Trains and Automobiles event in Plant City

For $75, you can take flight in a Ford Tri-Motor airplane during the Planes, Trains and Automobiles event.

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For $75, you can take flight in a Ford Tri-Motor airplane during the Planes, Trains and Automobiles event.

PLANT CITY — Visitors to the Planes, Trains and Automobiles event in Plant City on Saturday will have a chance to step back in time and fly in a Ford Tri-Motor — one of only three in operation in the world — for $75. The event, sponsored by the Plant City Chamber of Commerce, also will feature remote control planes, model trains in operation and on exhibit, antique railroad maintenance equipment, train artifacts, memorabilia and classic and exotic car displays. The event begins at 10 a.m. at the Plant City Airport, 4007 Airport Road. Admission is $5 and parking is free. For more information, call (813) 754-3707.

Sarah Whitman, Times staff writer

Travel back in time at Planes, Trains and Automobiles event in Plant City 03/22/12 [Last modified: Thursday, March 22, 2012 4:30am]
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