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1925 Fokker F. VII Tri-Motor Airplane, "Josephine Ford," Flown Over the North Pole by Richard Byrd

1925

The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford

Richard Byrd flew this plane toward the North Pole in 1926. Though Byrd generally is credited with reaching the Pole, controversy remains. Edsel Ford financed the expedition, and Byrd aknowledged his patron by naming the airplane after Ford's daughter Josephine.

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