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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 It includes across 277 pages previously unpublished photographs and texts, and facsimiles of personal letters, diaries and military orders.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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TRAVEL AIR 3000 NC3947

This airplane is signed into three of our Registers a total of six times. It first appears in the Davis-Monthan Register during April, 1929. Please direct your browser to the link to learn of the circumstances around its single landing at Tucson. Photographs of NC3947 are exhibited and linked from that page.

It landed at Santa Monica at least twice. The first visit was on Wednesday, June 26, 1929 4:05PM. The solo pilot was local Angeleno R.C. Merriam, who wrote in the remarks column of the Register "Metropolitan," suggesting he was either based or going there. He gave no other information as to the reason for his flight.

The second landing was on Saturday, June 6, 1931 at 12:40PM. The pilot was Ben Catlin. He carried one unidentified passenger on a round-robin flight from and to Glendale, CA. He gave no purpose for their flight. Catlin carried Transport pilot certificate T1673.

NC3947 also landed three times at the Grand Central Air Terminal, Glendale, CA.

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