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This airplane is S/N A-40, manufactured during 1929. It landed first at Tucson Tuesday, February 19, 1929 at 4:30 PM. Pilot Lt. Walter R. Peck carried a Mr. Dodds as passenger. They remained overnight in Tucson. Based in Los Angeles, CA they were homeward bound from El Paso, TX departing the next morning at 9 AM.

The second landing by Peck was on Tuesday July 16, 1929 at 9:00 AM. He carried the same passenger, again westbound to Los Angeles from El Paso.

Waco ATO NC9558, Date Unknown
Waco ATO NC9558, Date Unknown

Other than this image from Andy Heins (credit, right sidebar), I know nothing about this airplane or its passenger or pilot. If you KNOW anything, please contact me.


UPLOADED: 03/26/08 REVISED: 06/16/11

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President (as of the upload date of this page) Andy Heins of the National Waco Club sent the image at left. Thanks to Andy!

I'm looking for informnation about this airplane and pilot Peck to include on this page. If you have any you'd like to share, please use this FORM to contact me.

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