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Your copy of the Davis-Monthan Airfield Register with all the pilots' signatures and helpful cross-references to pilots and their aircraft is available at the link. 375 pages with black & white photographs and extensive tables

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The Congress of Ghosts (available as eBook) is an anniversary celebration for 2010.  It is an historical biography, that celebrates the 5th year online of www.dmairfield.org and the 10th year of effort on the project dedicated to analyze and exhibit the history embodied in the Register of the Davis-Monthan Airfield, Tucson, AZ. This book includes over thirty people, aircraft and events that swirled through Tucson between 1925 and 1936. It includes across 277 pages previously unpublished photographs and texts, and facsimiles of personal letters, diaries and military orders. Order your copy at the link.

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Military Aircraft of the Davis Monthan Register, 1925-1936 is available at the link. This book describes and illustrates with black & white photographs the majority of military aircraft that landed at the Davis-Monthan Airfield between 1925 and 1936. The book includes biographies of some of the pilots who flew the aircraft to Tucson as well as extensive listings of all the pilots and airplanes. Use this FORM to order a copy signed by the author, while supplies last.

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Art Goebel's Own Story by Art Goebel (edited by G.W. Hyatt) is written in language that expands for us his life as a Golden Age aviation entrepreneur, who used his aviation exploits to build a business around his passion.  Available as a free download at the link.

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Winners' Viewpoints: The Great 1927 Trans-Pacific Dole Race (available as eBook) is available at the link. This book describes and illustrates with black & white photographs the majority of military aircraft that landed at the Davis-Monthan Airfield between 1925 and 1936. The book includes biographies of some of the pilots who flew the aircraft to Tucson as well as extensive listings of all the pilots and airplanes. Use this FORM to order a copy signed by the author, while supplies last.

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Clover Field: The first Century of Aviation in the Golden State (available in paperback) With the 100th anniversary in 2017 of the use of Clover Field as a place to land aircraft in Santa Monica, this book celebrates that use by exploring some of the people and aircraft that made the airport great. 281 pages, black & white photographs.

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CALIFORNIA D-1(-K) "CUB" NC137W

 

NC137W was manufactured June 1, 1930 by the California Aircraft Corp., Los Angeles, CA as S/N 2. It was a two-place high wing parasol monoplane. It landed twice at Clover Field. First, on Tuesday, January 13, 1931 it landed at 2:00PM flown by J.R. Dennis carrying one unidentified passenger. Dennis carried pilot certificate 18131 (no indication of Transport or Private).

NC137W landed the second time between January 18 and 29, 1931 flown by H. Crosby. Crosby carried on passenger and Transport pilot certificate T11972. At both landings the airplane was owned by someone identified as "Nickerson."

Through its life, NC137W was accident prone, and endured an unusual number of propeller installations and modifications. It was used for a time by one owner for "student instruction" and "passenger flights."

Besides its two visits at Clover Field, NC137W landed once at Tucson September 18, 1930 at 4:30PM. The pilot, Joe Woolfolk, was based at Los Angeles, CA and was westbound from Hobbs, NM to Los Angeles. An image of this airplane is here on aerofiles.com. The full technography for NC137W is online at the Davis-Monthan Airfield Register Web site at the link.

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