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

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PEOPLE OF THE DAVIS-MONTHAN REGISTER

Below are 42 images of people that signed the Davis-Monthan Airfield Register between 1925 and 1936. In many cases I provide links to the individual web page biographies I have developed for them. In some cases, too, more than one signer of the Register is captured in an image.

The annotation for the image below reads, "Eight of the 13 Black Cats, A Hollywood stunt team, Art Goebel center standing, Glendale, CA". The Black Cats worked in the moving picture industry during the late 1920s. They have a pretty good web presence, with this link providing a brief description.

Eight of the 13 Black Cats
Eight of the 13 Black Cats

From another source (see Wynne book in the REFERENCES, p.39) I identify the pilots as, L to R, rear: Al Johnson, Bon MacDougall, Art Goebel, Fronty Nichols and Paul Richter. Front, L to R: Herb McClelland, Sam Greenwald, Spider Matlock. The Black Cats performed many of the exciting aerial stunts of the early movie industry. They had a fixed price list for their stunts, ranging from $1,200 for crashing an airplane into a tree or house, to $50 for "Plane spins down on fire, does not crash".

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Gens. Caleb Haynes (L) and Hap Arnold, Barrackpur, India 1943
Gens. Caleb Haynes and Henry Arnold, Barrackpur, India 1943

 

 

Left, Henry “Hap” Arnold signed the Register twice, on March 17, 1930 and on August 23, 1933. The caption on the original image states, "Gens. Caleb Haynes and Henry Arnold, Barrackpur, India 1943". Haynes did not sign the Register.

 

 

 

 

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Charles Babb (L) and Paul Mantz, 9/23/34
Charles Babb (L) and Paul Mantz, 9/23/34

 

 

 

Charles Babb signed the Register once on January 27, 1926. Follow the link to learn more about Babb and his military and business life. The photo annotation reads, "Charles Babb (left) and Paul Mantz, Glendale, CA 9/23/34". Mantz did not sign the register.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Marty Bowman and Z.D. Granville
Marty Bowman and Z.D. Granville

Below Martie Bowman and Zantford Granville are both signers of the Register. Please follow the links to learn more about them, their landings at Tucson and the airplanes that brought them here. The caption on the original photograph says, "Marty Bowman and Z.D. Granville with Gee Bee #7, Chicago, IL 9/3/33".

The caption is slightly in error, as the airplane Bowman is in is the the Model Y (race #54). She ran this airplane in the Women's International Free-For-All during the International Air Races at Curtiss-Wright-Reynolds Airport in Chicago, IL September 1-4, 1933. She took third place with an average speed of 168.86 MPH and won $375.

 

 

 

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Casey Jones, September 5, 1926
Casey Jones, September 5, 1926

Charles Sherman "Casey" Jones signed the Register at Tucson once on October 6, 1927. Based in Chicago he landed solo from Los Angeles, stayed overnight and departed on the 7th for El Paso, TX. He was flying an unidentified Douglas aircraft with "NAT" written in the A/C registration number field. The image at right was taken about a year before his Tucson visit.

The annotation on the original image reads, "The famous Casey Jones with his Curtiss Oriole at the Philadelphia Air Races 9/5/26".

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mr. & Mrs. Casey Jones and, Mr. & Mrs. Frank Russell, Curtiss Plant Manager at, Garden City, NY 1928
Mr. & Mrs. Casey Jones and, Mr. & Mrs. Frank Russell, Curtiss Plant Manager at, Garden City, NY 1928

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Robert Dake (L) & Russell Young, 6/6/33
Robert Dake & Russell Young, 6/6/33

Right, Bob Dake and Russ Young in an image taken on June 6, 1933 at Pittsburgh, PA.

Dake landed once at Tucson on September 9, 1928. He and passenger Ted Taney were westbound from Lordsburg, NM to Los Angeles, CA. They flew an American Moth NX7556. The National Air Races were held September 8-16, 1928. We are seeing Dake and Taney sign the Register near the last legs of their 2nd place win that year (28:18:43) of the "On to Los Angeles" class "A" cross-country race.

Dake and Taney were only one of over 20 other racers who descended into Tucson on their way wes that day. Later, Dake was an Honorary Member, Contest Committee (Civil Aeronautics Authority) for the 1939 Air Races.

Russell Young landed four times at Tuscon during 1930. He flew Ryan NC712, and Lockheeds NC107W and NC904Y. Capt. Russell A. Young flew with Central Airlines, Inc.

 

 

 

 

Bob Dake (R), 9/2/35
Bob Dake (R), 9/2/35

 

Image, left, of (L-R) Jack Morris, Helen MacCloskey, Mrs. Dake and Bob Dake,
Cleveland 9/2/35. This was the last day of the 1935 National Air Races.

MacCloskey set individual records in 1936 for distance and speed.

 

 

 

 

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The image below shows Richard Depew (under propeller with helmet and goggles). The image annotation identifies the airplane as a "Fairchild FC-1, FIRST one, Curtiss OX-5  90 HP". This Fairchild is NOT the one, 8003, that he flew to Tucson September 7, 1928.

Richard Depew, Date Unknown
Richard Depew, Date Unknown

Rather, this airplane was flown earlier, in 1926, by Depew in the Ford Air Tour that year. At the time, Depew was Fairchild's vice president for sales. This image probably was taken near 1926.

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James Doolittle, Los Angeles, 9/2/36
James Doolittle, Los Angeles, 9/2/36

 

 

 

James Doolittle,left, landed once at Tucson on October 9, 1927. This image was taken on September 2, 1936 at Los Angeles, CA. It was a little breezy that day (note coat tail).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The annotation on the photograph, below, states, " Gen. Ben Foulois, first Army A.C., Pilot.  Bolling Field". Foulois signed the Davis-Monthan Register on August 5, 1932. Based at Bolling Field, Washington, DC, he was flying Douglas aircraft 31-433. He was eastbound, having arrived solo from Rockwell Field, San Diego, CA at 12:30PM.

Ben Foulois, Date Unknown
Ben Foulois, Date Unknown

Below, Maj. Gen. Benjamin D. Foulois in a formal portrait taken at Washington, DC February 5, 1962.

Ben Foulois, February 2, 1962
Ben Foulois, February 2, 1962

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The annotation on this images says, "Curtiss F9C-2 “Sparrowhawk”, Wright R-975-E3 435HP, BuAer 9057, 1934 Navy Scout". Although this airplane is not a Register airplane, it is of interest because Register pilot A.W. Gorton was the first pilot to hook a Sparrowhawk onto a dirigible (the USS Los Angeles). Another Register pilot, Frederick Trapnell, also worked with the aircraft-dirigible mating. Please direct your browser to his link to see other photographs of this process.

Curtiss F9C-2 “Sparrowhawk”
Curtiss F9C-2 “Sparrowhawk”

This image is probably not of Gorton, but of a similar airplane and hook geometry. The U.S. Navy experimented with a variety of methods for launching and recovering aircraft.

Gorton landed at Tucson four times between 1928 and 1933. Once he flew Vought O-2U Corsair, A-7572. The other times he flew Ford transport NC8400.

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The image of Marion Grevemberg, below, was taken on July 28, 1928 at Rogers Field, Pittsburgh, PA. The annotation on the images says,"Lt. Marion Grevemberg, With his “Swallow” at ,Rodgers Field 7/28/28." Interestingly this airplane is a Lincoln-Page LP-3, which was frequently mistaken for the "Swallow".

This Lincoln-Page, NC5961, landed twice at the Davis-Monthan Airfield, both times piloted by Grevemberg. Please follow the link to learn more about the life of this airplane, pilot Grevemberg and Rogers Field.

Lt. Marion Grevemberg
Lt. Marion Grevemberg

Like Bob Dake, above, we find Grevemberg and Malone signing the Register near the last legs of their 19th place win that year (38:48:26) of the "On to Los Angeles" class "A" cross-country race.

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Below, a Group Photo taken at Los Angeles in 1928. The occasion is unknown. Does anyone know?

Group Photo 1928
Group Photo 1928


The annotation on the image in the Klein collection identifies the people as follows (asterisked people signed the Register as either pilots or passengers): 1 ?, 2 ?, 3 ?, 4 Casey Jones*, 5 Waldo Waterman, 6 Tommy Thomas, 7 Earl Ovington, 8 Vic Clark, 9 Jack Maddux*, 10 ?, 11 Amelia Earhart*, 12 Mcdonell, 13 ?, 14 Elinor Smith (with whom Bobbi Trout would set a women's refueled endurance record on November 27-29,1929), 15 Mrs Jack Maddux*, 16 ?, 17 ?, 18 Bobbi Trout*, 19 Roscoe Turner*.

This image has stimulated a couple of email questions. One questioned the possibility that the image was taken earlier than 1928. This is probably not the case, as Bobbi Trout had only learned to fly and soloed on April 30, 1928. The second pointed out that the person identified as Earle Ovington (with right arm in sling) is not him. This is correct, as my correspondent has researched and produced a film about the Ovington family. Rather, the taller gentleman behind the one with the sling is Ovington. Regardless, does anyone have an identity for this other person and know why his arm was in a sling? Is he Tommy Thomas?

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Below, Oakley Kelly and John Macready's Fokker T-2 flown by them in the first non-stop trans-continental flight across the United States.

Kelly & Macready's Fokker (Dutch-built)  T-2 (F-IV)
Kelly & Macready

Follow the links to Kelly & Macready for information about their trans-continental flight, and about their lives as pilots.

The annotation on this image says it was taken October 6, 1922 in San Diego, CA. The annotation also states, "Fokker (Dutch-built)  T-2 (F-IV), Liberty 12-A  420 HP, AS 64233, Macready and Kelly cross, Country & endurance record plane, FIRST non-stop coast-to-coast flight October 5&6, 1922, San Diego, CA 1922".

The dates are in error, as the New York to San Diego cross-country flight was made May 2-3, 1923 by Kelly and Macready.

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Below, Tony LeVier on September 4, 1938. The annotation on this image states, "Louis W. Greve and Tony LeVier With Greve Trophy won by LeVier at Cleveland N.A.R. 9/4/38".

Louis W. Greve and Tony LeVier
Louis W. Greve and Tony LeVier


The annotation on the image, below, states, "Schoenfeldt-Rider R-4 “Firecracker”, Menasco C-S4  550 HP, NX261Y, Tony LeVier won Greve Trophy, Cleveland 1938". Although this airplane is not signed into the Davis-Monthan Register, there are many late 30s air racer images like this in the Klein Archive.

Schoenfeldt-Rider R-4 “Firecracker”
Schoenfeldt-Rider R-4 “Firecracker”

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Below, Charles A. Lindbergh leaving Bettis Field for downtown Pittsburgh on August 4, 1927. Bettis Field was located where the Westinghouse nuclear facility is today. Follow the link to learn about Lindbergh's activities when he landed at Tucson as part of the tour. Follow this link to see motion picture footage of Lindbergh and his airplane during his visit to Tucson.

Charles Lindbergh, August 4, 1927
Charles Lindbergh, 8/4/1927

This is part of Lindbergh’s U.S. tour after his Atlantic flight. The tour started at Mitchel Field, Long Island, New York, July 20, 1927, and ended at Mitchel Field on October 23, 1927. Barely a month into the tour he already looks exhausted.

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John Livingston, Cleveland, OH 9/2/34
John Livingston, Cleveland, OH 9/2/34

 

 

The annotation on this image states, simply, "John Livingston, Cleveland, OH 9/2/34". This was next to the last day of the National Air Races that year.

John Livingston was an air racer of high reputation during the Golden Age. He landed three times at Tucson flying Ryan NC6586, and Waco NX7527 (twice). Please follow the links for additional information about Livingston and his aircraft.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Russell Maughan, Date Unknown
Russell Maughan

Right and below, two images of Russell Maughan. The first image was taken at an unidentified location and date. The airplane is also unidentified.

The image below shows Lieut. Russell Maughan and his “Dawn to Dusk” PW-8 Special. Please follow the link for more information about pilot Maughan and this airplane. The annotation on this second image states, " First Dawn to Dusk flight, Curtiss PW-8, Curtiss D-12  440 HP, 24-204 23 June 1924 Lt. Russell Maughan, On his fourth attempt flew coast-to-coast daytime, Dayton, Ohio 6/10/24". 24-204 is not cited in the Register.

Russell Maughan, June 10, 1924, Curtiss 24-204
Russell Maughan

The caption for this image is slightly in error, since Maughan completed his record flight on the third attempt.

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Image, below, annotation reads, "Army Fliers at Mineola, NY ready For flight to Nome, Alaska. Capt. St. Clair Street [sic, should be Streett], Lt. Clifford C. Nutt, Lt. Ross C. Kirkpatrick, Lt. Erik Nelson, Lt. E. Cromie [sic, should be C.E. Crumrine], Sgt. Englis (English?), Sgt. Henriques and Sgt. Vierra".

Davis-Monthan Pilots Clifford C. Nutt (2nd from Left), Erik Nelson & C.E. Crumrine (4 & 5 from Left)
Clifford C. Nutt & Erik Nelson

The date of this photo was not cited, but their 15-day flight to Alaska set out on July 15, 1920. Pilots Nutt, Nelson and Crumrine signed the Davis-Monthan Register. Please follow the links for more information about these pilots, and about Nelson's icy ride astride the fuselage of his deHavilland. This same photograph, from a different source, is displayed on the Group Photographs page.

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Harold Neumann, two images below, was a well-known air racer of the mid-1930s. Please follow the link to learn more.

Harold Neumann, 9/4/36
Harold Neumann, 9/4/36

 

 

Before he established his reputation as an air racer, he landed solo at Tucson on August 20, 1931 flying Travel Air NC5237. Based in Moline, IL he was westbound from El Paso, TX to Santa Monica, CA.

The date on this image, right, is September 4, 1936. Note the IRVIN parachute, a popular brand of 'chute.

The annotation on the image says, "Harold Neumann, Won Shell race flying Folkerts
“Toots” R283Y, Los Angeles 9/4/36".


 

 

 

 

 

Image, below, taken October 19, 1935 at Pittsburgh, PA.

Harold Neumann, 10/19/35
Harold Neumann, 10/19/35

The annotation on this image states, "Harold Neumann, Pittsburgh 10/19/35, Neumann won 1935 Thompson Trophy Race, Flying Ben Howard’s “Mr. Mulligan”.

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Billy Parker, below, in an undated photograph. Parker landed nine times at Tucson between 1927 and 1931. He flew Travel Air (NC 89, NC3019) and Lockheed (NC898E, NC972Y) aircraft. Please follow the links to learn more about Parker and some of his airplanes.

Billy Parker With Curtiss "Pusher" Replica
Billy Parker With Curtiss "Pusher" Replica

 

 

The annotation on the image, left, states, "Curtiss “Pusher” Replica, Curtiss OX-5  90 HP, N66U s/n 8, Billy Parker Built".

 

 

 

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Image, below, of Wiley Post and Harold Gatty taken July 29, 1931. Please follow the links to learn more about pilot Post and his passenger Gatty. Wiley Post landed at Tucson a dozen times between 1928 and 1931. He carried various passengers, but Harold Gatty accompanied him only once, on February 17, 1931.

Wiley Post (L) and Harold Gatty
Wiley Post and Harold Gatty

The annotation on the original photograph states, "Wiley Post and Harold Gatty, at Bettis Field (Pittsburgh, PA), 7/29/31, Wiley Post killed in Alaska 8/16/35 along with Will Rogers".

Post flew Lockheed (NC31E, NC336H, NC49M, NC522K, NC7954 and NC974H) and Ryan (NC732M) aircraft to Tucson. The Lockheed he flew with Gatty on board was not identified by registration number. However, chances are high it was the "Winnie Mae" (NC105W), because their visit to Tucson was about 4 months before their around the world flight (completed June 23 to July 1, 1931 to successfully set the record of 7 days, 18 hours, 43 minutes covering 15,590 miles).

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Tex Rankin (R), September 1938
Tex Rankin (R), September 1938

 

 

Tex Rankin landed solo at Tucson September 9, 1928 flying Waco NC4331. Caption on image, right, states, "Tex Rankin (right) and son Dale, Cleveland 9/5/38".

Rankin was an aerobatic pilot, air show performer, successful air racer and flight instructor. He owned one of the largest flight schools in the nation, and in the world, during the 1920s and 30s. Many Hollywood stars of the era learned to fly at Rankin's school.

We are left to wonder what was in his pockets. I asked Bill Piper, Jr., one of the few signers of the Davis-Monthan Register whom I have met personally, what was in his pockets in a 1934 image. The answer is here.

 

 

 

 

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Ralph Royce was a frequent military visitor. He landed at Tucson six times between 1927 and 1932.

Ralph Royce, June 1, 1937
Ralph Royce, June 1, 1937

The image above is annotated, " Boeing P-26B 'Peashooter', P&W R-1340-33 600 HP, 33-180, Lt.Col. Ralph Royce, Pittsburgh 6/31/37". He was a Colonel at this time in command of the 1st Pursuit Group at Selfridge Field, Detroit, MI.

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Ruckstell Corporation Sign, 1930
Ruckstell Corporation Sign, 1930

This image from 1930 shows a beautiful EMSCO B-3A, NC153W, which does not appear in the Register, but it was flown across the Pacific Ocean by Register pilot Cecil A. Allen and copilot Don Moyle.  It is in the livery "Clasina Madge" (painted on the fuselage) as Allen and Moyle flew it. If the date on the image is correct, this photograph was taken before the trans-Pacific flight, which occurred in September, 1931. Also relevant is the sign on the building behind the nose of the airplane. Ruckstell Corp. Ltd. was the business of Glover “Roxy” Ruckstell, a Register signer.

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Below are two images from 1928 that show both a Register pilot and (probably) airplane.

J. Warren Smith (2nd from Right), Ryan Factory, 1928
J. Warren Smith, Ryan Factory, 1928

The annotation on the image above reads: "J. Warren Smith at Ryan factory 1928 To pick up CP Mayher’s [sic] first Ryan B-1, Right: Walter Chambers, Phg Sun Tele and Ryan representatives, Tom Mathews and AJ Edwards- Sales Mgr." Smith is second from right. The Ryan factory was located in San Diego, CA.

In the second image, below, note there is no registration number painted on the empennage yet. Also, the date of the only arrival by Warren at the Davis-Monthan Airfield suggests the date of the image is off by a year; it should be 1927.

This airplane could be, and most likely is, the Ryan identified as NC2054, which was flown to the Airfield and signed into the Register by Smith on September 11, 1927. At this landing, journalist Walter Chambers (above) was the sole passenger on board.

J. Warren Smith, Ryan Factory, 1928
J. Warren Smith, Ryan Factory, 1928

The annotation on the image above reads: "J. Warren Smith at Ryan Factory 1928 To pick up CP Mayer’s first Ryan B-1".

There are two discrepancies that show up for these images besides the dates. First, NC2054 shows up as a Waco GXE in aerofiles. Perhaps Smith was told that the airplane would be assigned registration 2054, but the assignment was changed later to something else. Second, Smith identifies the airplane as a model B-2 in the Register, whereas it is identified as a B-1 in both images. If you can sort out these discrepancies, please let me know.

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Carl Spatz et al., 1943
Carl Spatz et al., 1943

 

 

At left, Register pilot Carl Spatz (2nd from left). The annotation on the image reads, "Mateur, Tunisia 1943, Capt. Jim Harmon – 94th KIA, Gen. Carl Spaatz Northwest Air Force, Col. Ralph Garman – CO 1st Fgtr, Gen. Atkinson".

Note the two different spellings of Gen. Spatz' name. He changed the spelling in 1938. Since he signed the Register as "Spatz", that's the spelling I use throughout this Web site. See his biography page at the link above for details.

 

 

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Below are four candid images of Louise Thaden. Please follow the link for more information. The annotation for the group of four photographs states they were taken November 26, 1939, but the one immediately below may have been taken earlier in the year.

Louise Thaden, Second from Left, November 26, 1939 (?)
Louise Thaden, Second from Left, November 26, 1939

 

 

Louise is second from left in this image. She appears to be holding a box of flowers. The other women are unidentified. If you can indentify them, please let me know.

 

 

 

 

 

Louise Thaden, Left
Louise Thaden, Left

 

 

 

Image, right, appears to be November, 1939 vintage. Louise is on the left. Notice the photographer’s shadow can be seen running up the front of her coat.

The other woman has been positively identified by her son as Louise's sister, Alice McPhetridge Inge.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Louise Thaden, Center
Louise Thaden, Center

 

 

 

Louise is in the center.  Gentleman is identified on the original photograph as Bill Graham; woman on the right is noted as “Mrs. McPetridge” (Louise’s sister.  Correct spelling is McPhetridge).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Louise Thaden
Louise Thaden

 

 

Right, Louise Thaden on a sunny November day ca. 1939. The location was unidentified for this image group.

Louise landed once at Tucson, on October 14, 1934, about five years before this photograph was taken.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Roscoe Turner landed four times at Tucson between 1928 and 1931. Please follow the link to his own biography page on this Web site.

Roscoe Turner, Pittsburgh, PA May 4, 1934
Roscoe Turner, Pittsburgh, PA May 4, 1934

 

 

 

 

At left, the caption for this image reads, "Roscoe Turner and Wedell-Williams #57 ex #121 Pittsburgh 5/4/34". This air racer was sponsored by Heinz 57 (painted on the fuselage), which was a well-known Pittsburgh, PA company.

Turner is replete with his standard uniform (the coat was blue and the wings were of his own design) and parachute. The function of the small case is unknown. Does anyone know?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Roscoe Turner, National Air Races, September 2, 1939
Roscoe Turner, National Air Races, September 2, 1939

 

 

 

Right, five years after the image above, the caption for this photograph reads, “'The Winner', Roscoe Turner after winning the Thompson, Cleveland 9/2/39". Information and further links describing his air race successes are found at his bio link, above.

 

 

 

 

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Al Wilson, 1930
Al Wilson, !930

 

Al Wilson signed the Davis-Monthan Airfield Register once on September 28, 1930. He was flying this airplane.

Photograph, left, annotation reads, "Al Wilson with replica Curtiss Pusher (NC3378), Glendale, CA 1930".

Wilson was killed flying the pusher in a mock dogfight with an autogiro (NC10781) flown by John Miller at the Cleveland Air Races in 1932.

 

 

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Steve Wittman, September 2, 1935
Steve Wittman, September 2, 1935

 

 

Steve Wittman of Byron, WI landed twice at Tucson, on September 9 & 20, 1928. Both times he was solo in Pheasant H-10 NC5610. Both landings were in conjunction with the National Air Races. Please follow the link to his biography page on this site.

The caption on the original photograph states, "Steve J. Wittman, Cleveland 9/2/35."

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CREDITS FOR OUR USE OF THE KLEIN ARCHIVE OF AVIATION PHOTOGRAPHS

Warmest thanks are extended to BRUCE KLEIN, Owner of Bernie's Photo Center, Pittsburgh, PA. His foresight in acquiring image collections on various topics has significantly enhanced our understanding of people and aircraft of the Davis-Monthan Register. His warm and solicitous hospitality was much appreciated as I scanned and organized the images presented for the first time on this website.

And to the staff of the Photo Antiquities Museum of Photographic History, Pittsburgh, PA:

FRANK WATTERS, Executive Director of the Museum, whose enthusiasm for our work with the Davis-Monthan Airfield Register grew consistently as we worked with the volumes of images.

SCOTT YOSS, Senior Curator of the Museum, whose anecdotes and knowledge of photography and the graphic arts were much appreciated.

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