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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.



"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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BOEING F3B-1 A-7729


Boeing F3B-1, A-7729
Boeing F3B-1, A-7729


This airplane is a Boeing F3B-1. A-7729 landed twice 1929. Both times, on December 6th and 23rd, the pilot was listed as Lt. USN C.O. Fisher. He listed his homebase as the U.S.S. Saratoga. He was solo both times.



Boeing F3B-1, A-7729
Boeing F3B-1, A-7729


At left is another view of A-7729. The dates of the images are unknown and it is not clear if both these images were taken contiguously on the same day. The shadows on the ground suggest they were not.





UPLOADED:09/30/07 REVISED: 11/22/07

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I'm looking for information about this airplane to include on this page. If you have any you'd like to share, please use this FORM to contact me. 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 a 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 It includes across 277 pages previously unpublished photographs and texts, and facsimiles of personal letters, diaries and military orders.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.


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