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    • Oral History with Rob Chilcoat, January 21 and 28, 2011

    • Chilcoat, Rob
    • Kingman (Ariz.)--History; Aeronautics--Arizona--History
    • Rob Chilcoat was born and raised in the Kingman, Arizona area. He talks about the places his family lived while his father worked for the Santa Fe Railroad. Mr. Chilcoat joined the U.S. Air Force in 1977 and was stationed in England. He is the...
    • 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.
    • June 12

    • Unknown
    • Aeronautics, Commercial--Arizona--Tucson
    • Tucson celebrated the completion of the Greater Airport at the Davis-Monthan field on this date in 1930. This photograph is identified as an American Airlines Fokker tri-motor taking off in June 1933.
    • "City of Reno" and TWA 747 jumbo jet

    • Unknown
    • Airplanes; Aeronuatics -- History
    • "Forty-two years of American air transportation progress," this photograph shows Bill Harrah's rebuilt 1928 5-AT-B Ford Tri-motor under the wing of a 1970 TWA Boeing 747.
    • Fokker Tri-motor at Tucson

    • Unknown
    • Airplanes; Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950; Airports -- Arizona -- Tucson
    • Western Air Express Fokker tri-motor at Tucson, possibly the first passenger plane to make the flight from Los Angeles International to Tucson Municipal Airport.
    • Aerial view of a Ford tri-motor over Phoenix

    • Scenic Airways, Inc.
    • Airplanes; Arizona -- Phoenix
    • Scenic Airways Inc. Ford Tri-motor over Phoenix 1929-1930 in the area of First Avenue and Van Buren. Just below and left of center in the photograph is the Orpheum Theatre.
    • Navajo men and boys with Grand Canyon Airlines tri-motor

    • Unknown
    • Airplanes; Grand Canyon (Ariz.) -- Tourism and travel; Navajo Indians
    • Grand Canyon Airlines publicity shot near the Navajo Reservation. The ridge in the background may be Vermillion Cliffs near the strip that the airline built for the dedication of the Marble Canyon Bridge in 1929.
    • Fokker tri-motor in flight over Sacaton

    • E.D. Newcomer
    • Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950; Air Mail Service -- United States
    • Inaugural contract air mail #33 over Sacaton, October 16, 1930 headed westbound from Atlanta. The contractor was Southern Air Fast Express (SAFE) and the carrier American Airways, Inc. The westbound schedule departed Atlanta on the 15th, spent...
    • Scenic Airways' Ford 4-AT-B tri-motor over Phoenix

    • Jack Miller Williams
    • Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950; Airports -- Arizona -- Phoenix; Airplanes
    • Scenic Airways' 4-AT-B Ford flying southwest over Phoenix. The paved street in the foreground is North 7th Street and near the top of the picture is 3rd Street.
    • "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...
    • Ford tri-motor at Kingman

    • Unknown
    • Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950; Airports -- Arizona; Airplanes
    • Maddux Airlines' 5-AT-B Ford tri-motor was reportedly the first Ford to land at Kingman. This model was popular among many airlines and originally seated 14 but were stretched to accommodate 15 to 17 persons total.
    • Apache Airlines tri-motor at Globe

    • Ralph Vaughn
    • Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950; Airports -- Arizona; Airplanes
    • The Apache Airlines Inc. 65 square foot hangar and operations office at Midland Airport in Globe. The modest office is hidden in this photograph by the Kreutzer.
    • Fokker tri-motor at Clemenceau

    • Marcus Rawlins
    • Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950; Airports -- Arizona; Airplanes
    • An F-10 Fokker tri-motor ready for take off on the southeast of the 2500 foot shorter runway at Clemenceau. The stack is almost on the strip's centerline but the pilot has sufficient room to pass on the right. The stack served as an excellent...
    • Native American dancers near Grand Canyon Airlines Ford tri-motor

    • Irving Kravitz
    • Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950; Airports -- Arizona; Grand Canyon (Ariz.) -- Description and travel
    • Hopis perform their ceremonial Eagle Dance at the dedication ceremony of the joint service between Winslow and the Grand Canyon. The service was created through a partnership between Trans Western Air (TWA) and Grand Canyon Air Lines.
    • Ford Tri-motor over the Grand Canyon

    • James Kitner
    • Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950; Airports -- Arizona; Grand Canyon (Ariz.) -- Description and Travel
    • Grand Canyon Air Lines' Ford Tri-motor 5-AT-B over the Grand Canyon.
    • Ford tri-motor at Grand Canyon National Park Airport

    • Unknown
    • Arizona -- History -- 1951 -; Airports -- Arizona; Grand Canyon (Ariz.) -- Description and Travel
    • Ford Tri-motor in front of the new terminal building at Grand Canyon National Park Airport in early 1975.
    • The Thunderbird (magazine), Volume 02, Number 03

    • Southwest Airways, Inc.
    • Falcon Field (Mesa, Ariz.); Flight training--Arizona; Flight training--United States; Military operations, Aerial--American; Military operations, Aerial--British; Military operations, Aerial--Chinese; Southwest Airways--Periodicals; Southwest...
    • The Thunderbird magazine was published monthly by Southwest Airways, Inc. beginning in March 1943. The magazine documents the company's operations of four airfields across the Phoenix Valley, Thunderbird Field No. 1 (Glendale, Ariz.), Thunderbird...
    • Ford tri-motor over Navajo bridge at Marble canyon

    • Unknown
    • Grand Canyon (Ariz.) -- Tourism and Travel; Airplanes
    • Scenic Airways Ford Tri-motor over the Grand Canyon Bridge (also called Marble Canyon Bridge) on July 8, 1929. The small landing strip built for the bridge dedication was about a mile off the plane's tail to the east (photo right). Some ten miles...
    • Charles Lindbergh and Will Rogers at the Grand Canyon

    • Jack Miller Williams
    • Grand Canyon -- Ariz. -- Tourism and travel; Airports; Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974; Rogers, Will, 1879-1935
    • Celebrities Charles Lindbergh and Will Rogers standing with a Ford Tri-Motor at the Grand Canyon Red Butte Airport during the summer of 1928.

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