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  • All fields: Aeronautics--Arizona
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    • BLM Arizona state aviation plan 2011

    • United States. Bureau of Land Management. Office of Fire and Aviation. Arizona State Office.
    • Aeronautics in wildfire control--Arizona; Aeronautics--Arizona; Airplanes--Arizona; Helicopters--Arizona; Fire management--Arizona; Wildfires--Arizona--Prevention and control
    • 34 pages (PDF version).
    • "White Cafe" Fokker tri-motor at Clemenceau

    • Marcus Rawlins
    • Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950; Airports -- Arizona; Aeronautics--Arizona--History
    • This picture and two others of the flying billboard is dated 1934. There were White Cafes in Clarkdale, Flagstaff, and Prescott and most larger communities in the state had Chrysler dealers so this was a worthwhile venture for the unknown owners...
    • Hanger at Douglas International

    • Walter Johnson
    • Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950; Airports -- Arizona; Aeronautics--Arizona--History
    • The new 100 by 120 foot hangar at Douglas International Airport about 1035. The field manager's house, American Airlines officer, and Weather Bureau are at left center of the photograph.
    • Phoenix Flying Club at Florence

    • LuCeille Baker
    • Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950; Airports -- Arizona; Aeronautics--Arizona--History
    • Members of the Phoenix Flying club at Florence Airport on April 6, 1935. The active section of the airport is behind the parked aircraft and the dirt road in the foreground leads to the highway into town.
    • Phoenix Flying Club at Mormon Lake

    • LuCeille Baker
    • Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950; Airports -- Arizona; Aeronautics--Arizona--History
    • The "airport" at Mormon Lake is the Boggus pasture at the north end of the lake and near the summer home of the Shackelfords where the club came to stay for the week. NS21 was the Kinnear Playboy registered to Dept. of Commerce inspector E.V....
    • Rural air service study

    • Arizona. Dept. of Transportation. Aeronautics Division.
    • Rural transportation--Arizona; Airports--Arizona; Aeronautics and state--Arizona--Planning;
    • 320 pages (PDF version). File size: 21469.257 KB. From cover page: "Arizona State Aviation System Plan, Volume IV."
    • Executive order No. 2002-3: establishing a Governor's Advisory Council on Aviation

    • Hull, Jane Dee
    • Executive orders--Arizona; Airports--Planning--Arizona; Airports--Management; Airports--Laws and regulations; Intra-airport transportation; Aeronautics, Commercial--Law and legislation--Arizona; Aeronautics, Commercial--Passenger traffic;
    • Establishing a Governor's Advisory Council on Aviation [to develop strategies to improve the efficiency of Arizona's aviation system, to be staffed by the Arizona Dept. of Transportation] [The Council shall issue a preliminary report on or before...
    • Executive order No. 2004-22: establishing a Governor's Advisory Council on Aviation

    • Napolitano, Janet
    • Executive orders--Arizona; Arizona. Governor's Advisory Council on Aviation; Airports--Arizona--Planning; Airports--Management; Land use--Planning--Arizona; Transportation--Arizona--Planning; Airports--Laws and regulations; Intra-airport...
    • [Re-] Establishing a Governor's Advisory Council on Aviation... (“ACA” or the “Council”) to develop strategies for improving the efficiency of Arizona's aviation system, enhance land use and aviation planning, and improve the working relationship...
    • Economic impact of aviation in Arizona

    • Arizona State University. Bureau of Business and Economic Research.
    • Aeronautics--Economic aspects--Arizona;
    • 20 pages (PDF version) File size: 8502.981 KB. Brochure. Prepared for Federal Aviation Administration and Arizona Department of Transportation by Bureau of Business and Economic Research, College of Business, Arizona State University.
    • Arizona state aviation needs study (SANS) 2000

    • Arizona Department of Transportation, Aeronautics Division and Planning Advisory Committee.
    • Airports--Arizona--Planning; Aeronautics and state--Arizona--Planning; Aeronautics--Economic aspects--Arizona;
    • 242 pages (PDF version). File size: 4462.705 KB. Prepared for the Arizona Department of Transportation, Aeronautics Division and Planning Advisory Committee (PAC) by Bucher, Willis & Ratliff Corp. ; in association with the Presnell Group, Z & H...
    • Aerial view of Sky Harbor

    • Unknown
    • Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950; Airports -- Arizona -- Phoenix; Aeronautics--Arizona--History
    • Sky Harbor's field was built by Scenic Airways Inc. in 1928-29 and purchased by Acme when the builders left town following the depression. East and west about 5,000 feet were available and north-south a short half mile was usable by dodging the...
    • Arizona Republican's aerial survey biplane

    • Unknown
    • Aeronautics -- Arizona -- History; Aerial Photography; Aerial photography in geography
    • Bill Kingsley, pilot, and E.D. Newcomer starting the Republican Aerial Survey of Arizona. The plane was a clipped wing Standard with a Hispano 150 horsepower water cooled engine. With a tail wind, speeds could reach 100 mph.
    • Cal Rodgers and the Vin Fix Flyer at Willcox

    • Parks, Harry
    • Airplanes; Air Pilots; Aeronautics--Arizona--History
    • Cal Rodgers just prior to his take off from Willcox to Tucson on November 1, 1911. He was the first coast to coast pilot and the first to land in Willcox.
    • Northrop alpha mail plane forced landing near Leupp

    • LuCeille Wallace
    • Aeronautics--Arizona--History; Air Mail Service -- United States; Aircraft Accidents
    • Carburetor ice caused this forced landing in February 1932 about 7 miles east of Leupp. The Northrop Alpha was hauled to Winslow for repairs, pilot Harlan Hall rode away from the crash on horseback, and the mail was rescued by a truck.
    • Pegasus at the First Bisbee Air Show

    • Doherty, Ralph B.
    • Airplanes; Air Pilots; Aeronautics--Arizona--History; Air Shows
    • Didier Masson's Pegasus in front of the Warren Country Club in Bisbee, Arizona. The wheel control and interplane ailerons indicate curtiss influence, and as Masson worked for Glenn Martin at this time it was doubtless manufactured by him. The...
    • Unloading a biplane at the Phoenix docks

    • Charles Hirst
    • Airplanes; Aeronautics -- History; Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950
    • A Kinner American Eagle being unloaded from a boxcar at the Phoenix railroad docks. Shipping by train was just as economical as flying and offered less exposure to the aircraft. The wings and props were crated and the fuselage covered and wheels...
    • Winter at Red Butte

    • Irving Kravitz
    • Airplanes; Aeronautics -- History; Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950
    • A winter storm arrives at Red Butte Airport.
    • Fokker biplane at liberty bond flying circus

    • Unknown
    • Airplanes; Air Pilots; Aeronautics--Arizona--History; Air Shows
    • Unidentifed man with Fokker biplane at the Liberty Bond Flying Circus meet at the Arizona State Fairgrounds
    • Wreckage of Martin Jensen's plane near Payson

    • Unknown
    • Airplanes; Aeronautics -- History; Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950
    • Jensen's B-1 Ryan following its controlled crash in the top of a large oak tree in Hell's Canyon near Payson, Arizona. Jensen and Leo the MGM Flying Lion survived the crash with discomfort but no serious injuries.
    • DH-4 at liberty bond flying circus

    • Unknown
    • Airplanes; Air Pilots; Aeronautics--Arizona--History; Air Shows
    • A DH-4 at the Phoenix Liberty Bond Flying Circus on May 9, 1919 at the state fairgrounds. The couple beside the airplane appear to be Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Hirst.
    • Charles Hamilton and biplane at Tucson

    • Unknown
    • Airplanes; Air Pilots; Aeronautics--Arizona--History; Air Shows
    • Charles Hamilton ready for flight for Tucson Air show at Drachman's Elysian Grove on February 19, 1910
    • Men with two horse hitch glider

    • Hansen, H.B.
    • Airplanes; Aeronautics--Arizona--History
    • A.M. Williams is in the driver's seat of this converted two horse hitch glider with a ground of men and a rattlesnake in the foreground.
    • Early two horse hitch glider

    • Stovekin, Leo
    • Aeronautics--Arizona--History; Airplanes
    • This early glider still requires help from the horses to coax the machine into the air. The crew from far left is Ben Goodsell, the three Bowdens, and to far right is Judge Forte.
    • The Douglas flying club with glider

    • Unknown
    • Airplanes; Air Pilots; Aeronautics--Arizona--History
    • Members of the Douglas flying club with their partially converted glider. From far left: Judge Forte, Ben Goodsell, Felipe Mazon, Ted Bowden, Charles M. Ford, and Sparks Y. Faucet. The tow rope attachment indicates that horses were still needed...
    • The Douglas bomber

    • Unknown
    • Airplanes; Air Pilots; Aeronautics--Arizona--History
    • The Douglas bomber in flight with Charles M. Ford at the controls in the fall of 1910. The tow rope attachment is gone and the craft has been outfitted with dual landing gear wheels.
    • Charles Willard and biplane

    • Unknown
    • Airplanes; Aeronautics--Arizona--History; Air Shows
    • Charles Willard with his Curtiss biplane at the First Phoenix Air Meet in February 1910.
    • Mexican C-38 Stearman Biplanes near Naco, Sonora

    • Fred Valenzuela
    • Airplanes, Military -- History; Aeronautics -- Arizona
    • Mexican C-28 Stearmans at Naco, Sonora during the Escobar Rebellion. The fourth aircraft is possibly an Eaglerock from Phoenix. The government airport in Naco was east of town on a cleared area near the cemetery and the Rebels used the Cananea...
    • Red Butte Airport in the snow

    • Unknown
    • Aeronautics -- Arizona -- History; Grand Canyon (Ariz.) -- Description and travel
    • Passengers with a Scenic Airways Ford Tri-motor in the snow during the winter of 1929 at Grand Canyon Red Butte airport.
    • Cole flyer at Yuma

    • Unknown
    • Airplanes; Air Pilots; Aeronautics--Arizona--History
    • The Cole Flyer surrounded by a crowd following Bob Fowler's successful landing almost at home plate at the Yuma ballpark.
    • Falcon attach biplanes at Douglas municipal

    • Walter Johnson
    • Airplanes, Military -- History; Aeronautics -- Arizona
    • During March and April of 1929, twelve Curtiss A-3s from the 90th squadron of the 3rd attack group with six bombers from the 12th Observation Squadron were stationed along the border. Here eleven of the A-3s are shown at Douglas International...
    • Bob Fowler with Cole Flyer at Yuma

    • Unknown
    • Airplanes; Air Pilots; Aeronautics--Arizona--History
    • Bob Fowler in white shirt and an unidentified man beside the Cole Flyer in Yuma. The two propellers that look like pinwheels are chain driven from a single engine. The Cole Flyer, a Wright Model B, was the first airplane to fly into Arizona and...

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