The Davis-Monthan Aviation Field Register




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.

---o0o--- Congress of Ghosts is an anniversary celebration for 2010.  It is an historical biography, that celebrates the 5th year online of 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 It includes across 277 pages previously unpublished photographs and texts, and facsimiles of personal letters, diaries and military orders.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.


Clover Field: The First Century of Aviation in the Golden State. 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.


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The people and organizations listed below have contributed monetary or other tangible gifts to Delta Mike Airfield, Incorporated. Thanks to them all for keeping aviation history alive!


Thanks to the 400+ relatives of Register pilots and passengers who contacted me through my Web sites about the flying lives of their kin. They contributed photographs, records, logbooks, documents and all manner of other artifacts and anecdotes that bring to life in the 21st century the aviation accomplisments in the early 20th. Their contributions are distributed and credited across the Web sites.


Thanks this year to all the site visitors who have bought one or more of the books listed in the left sidebar. All profits from book sales go to support the Web sites presented by Delta Mike Airfield, Inc.

J.R. Hofmann provided many official FAA records for various Delta Mike Airfield, Inc. Register airplanes.


Greg Bishop via PAYPAL.

Charlie Angell via PAYPAL on behalf of his brothers in memory of their father, Francis Angell.


Ott Sarapuu, Nordic Ventures OY, Tallinn, Estonia via PAYPAL.

Thanks to Tim Kalina for his donation of pilot log books, photographs and original letters covering the life of Elmer C. McLeod. These artifacts have been made public on the World Wide Web at the link. Mr. Kalina has also donated many original photographs.


David Pitcairn Thanks to Mr. Pitcairn for his generous travel grant and for his donation of books to the Delta Mike Airfield research library. As well, Mr. Pitcairn made available the original Register of the old Pitcairn Airfield, which is exhibited at the link.

Christine Chase Thanks to Ms. Chase for her generous contribution through PAYPAL.


Thanks to John Underwood for hosting your Webmaster at his home in Glendale, CA and for making copies of the Clover Field Register and the Grand Central Air Terminal Register availble for us to work with at their respective links.


Suzette DeGuzman. Thanks to my good friend Suzette for her many, many contributions. Please also see the CREDITS page.

Mr. & Mrs. William Monthan. Many thanks to the grand nephew of Oscar Monthan, namesake of the Davis-Monthan Airfield, for their generous contribution. Mr. Monthan's great grandmother appears on the dais with Charles Lindbergh in this film.

C. Burton Cosgrove, III, Esq. Great thanks to Mr. Cosgrove for his generous contribution and for sharing with us his father's photograph and document collection.

Christie's New York. Thanks to the famous international auction house for their generous donation. See also the Sikorsky S-29 NC2756 to see page images from the Christie's Catalog that features the airplane.


2006 Wolf Aviation Fund Grant

This site is supported in part by a generous grant during 2006-2007 from the Wolf Aviation Fund. The Fund's stated Mission, echoed by, is:

"Promoting and Supporting General Aviation and the Public's Understanding of it".


Thanks to Lee Durbin for finding and making availble to us a copy the old Peterson Field Register, Colorado Springs, CO.


Thanks to the unknown (can't remember the name) antique shop on King St., Alexandria, VA, now closed, which, on June 19, 2000, sold me (half-price!) the copy of the old Davis-Monthan Airfield Register that became the original source and inspiration for near two decades of fascinating work. You can view all the pages of the original Register at THE REGISTER button, above right.


UPLOADED: March, 2008 REVISED: Regularly

The Register

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