YOUR PURCHASE OF THESE BOOKS SUPPORTS THE WEB SITES THAT BRING TO YOU THE HISTORY BEHIND OLD AIRFIELD REGISTERS
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, while supplies last.
TheCongress 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 It includes across 277 pages previously unpublished photographs and texts, and facsimiles of personal letters, diaries and military orders.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.
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.
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.
Winners' Viewpoints: The Great 1927 Trans-Pacific Dole Race is available at the link. 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.
For the 1928 Ford Reliability Tour an excellent source is this link.
I highly recommend this site, because it is rich in relevant
Follow the links in the center column to view individual
biographies of some of the pilots and airplanes.
MOTION PICTURES FROM THE GOLDEN AGE OF AVIATION ON WWW.DMAIRFIELD.ORG
This page serves as a CENTRALIZED VIEWING STATION on
www.dmairfield.org. It exhibits on one menu all
the motion picture clips that are present on this site. These
clips are distributed around the site in their context-specific
Click on the film title in the column at center left to
invoke the film. This
menu will grow as more clips are found, prepared and offered
on the site. Most of the films are black & white and silent. Those with sound are adjustable for sound level in the menu bar under the film viewer. Please use your cursor
to invoke the controls at the bottom of the display screen
LEARN MORE You may follow the links below
to view some of the the movies at their original locations on this site
with accompanying descriptive texts relevant to the film.
At these locations you will find texts and additional links that provide
further information about the people, airplanes and events.
Credits to the contributors of these film clips are also
found individually at these links. Warmest thanks to all
of our contributors!