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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. Or use this FORM to order a copy signed by the author. ISBN 978-0-9843074-0-1.

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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. Or use this FORM to order a copy signed by the author. ISBN 978-0-9843074-2-5.

"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.  Or use this FORM to order a copy signed by the author. ISBN 978-0-9843074-1-8.

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GUEST EDITORS AT WWW.DMAIRFIELD.ORG

This Web site is a better place because of the contibutors and writers listed below. They all bring the human element to what could be a dry, historic exposition. In alphabetical order, I personally celebrate the following people, not only as contributors to this site, but as personal friends gained through the "Contact Us" button at the bottom of each Web page.

Please direct your browser to the links to investigate each one's part in making dmairfield.org THE best Golden Age history site on the Web.

C. Burton Cosgrove, III

Burt Cosgrove shares with us his father's image and document collection at The Cornelius Burton Cosgrove, Jr. Photograph and Document Collection. In addition, Burt wrote most of the biographical information on the home page of the Collection. His father, C. Burton Cosgrove, Jr., is a pilot of the Register. Incidently, his father was also the manager of the old Davis-Monthan Airfield between 1928 and 1932, as well as an expert amateur photographer. Burt is co-author of this article available as a PDF download in the REFERENCES. (Albuquerque, NM)

Michael Gerow

Mike Gerow is a professional writer with considerable skills. He researched and authored the entire Web page for pilot Carlton Bond, and provided the majority of information for Walter L. Seiler and Bert Saxby. He shares with us his father's image and document collection at The Russell T. Gerow Photograph Collection. He wrote most of the biographical information on the home page of the Collection, as well as captions for a good number of the images. He is co-author of this article available as a PDF download in the REFERENCES. He has supplied a good number of the newspaper citations for pilots, passengers and airplanes that are peppered around this site. Besides his written contributions, he is a faithful overseer of new additions to the site and provides many helpful facts and comments. As well, he makes constructive and tactful comments on grammatical errors that I alone commit. (San Diego, CA)

Ruth Richter Holden

Ruth Richter Holden is the daughter of Register pilot Paul E. Richter, Jr. She and her daughter provided the majority of the text and images on her father's page. (San Luis Obispo, CA)

Edward Russell

Ed Russell shares with us his father's image and document collection at The Harold B. "Hap" Russell Photograph and Document Collection. He wrote most of the biographical information on the home page of the Collection. He is co-author of this article available as a PDF download in the REFERENCES. (Phoenix, AZ)

Robert Woodling

Bob Woodling has touched over 50 biography pages on dmairfield.org by researching, finding and sharing photographs, news articles and original documents (sometimes through contacts with Register pilot relatives of his acquaintence). He has researched, sourced and written the entire biography of Register pilots Charlie Francis Angell and Raymond C. Zettel. He has contributed significantly to Jack Hodgson, as well as Homer Wick and the many pilots linked there from. (Redmond, WA)

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Please note, many, many other site visitors have shared individual anecdotes, articles and photographs. I am grateful to all, and I give individual credit to them where their contributions appear on individual Web pages throughout the site.

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http://www.cafepress.com/content/global/img/spacer.gifThe Congress of Ghosts 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, or use this FORM to order a copy signed by the author.  ISBN 978-0-9843074-4-9.

"Winners' Viewpoints: The Great 1927 Trans-Pacific Dole Race" is available at the link. Or use this FORM to order a copy signed by the author. What was it like to fly from Oakland to Honolulu in a single-engine plane during August 1927? Was the 25,000 dollar prize worth it? Did the resulting fame balance the risk? For the first time ever, this book presents the pilot and navigator's stories written by them within days of their record-setting adventure. Pilot Art Goebel and navigator William V. Davis, Jr. take us with them on the Woolaroc, their orange and blue Travel Air monoplane (NX869) as they enter the hazardous world of Golden Age trans-oceanic air racing. ISBN 978-0-9843074-3-2.

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