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    • Black Canyon Highway

    • Black Canyon Highway
    • Arizona Photograph Company
    • Roads -- Arizona -- History. Transportation -- Arizona -- History.
    • Early view of the Black Canyon Highway.
    • Cal Rodgers and the Vin Fix Flyer at Willcox

    • 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.
    • Aerial view of Sky Harbor

    • 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...
    • "White Cafe" Fokker tri-motor at Clemenceau

    • "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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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....
    • Flight line at Clemenceau

    • Flight line at Clemenceau
    • Buell Maddux
    • Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950; Airports -- Arizona; Airplanes -- Military; World War, 1939-1945 -- History
    • Line up of Interstate CPT aircraft at Clemenceau in 1943. In December 1943 the Interstates were replaced by N #Ns and the program was then a Navy V5 which combined both Primary and Secondary courses.
    • Williams Flying School hangars at Clemenceau

    • Williams Flying School hangars at Clemenceau
    • Marcus Rawlins
    • Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950; Airports -- Arizona; Airplanes -- Military; World War, 1939-1945 -- History
    • Williams Flying School at Clemenceau Airport just prior to the start of their WTS program in 1943. Doors were installed on the hangar to satisfy government requirements. All school aircraft had to be kept inside at night. The small building to...
    • "City of Reno" and TWA 747 jumbo jet

    • "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.
    • Goodyear inflatable airplane

    • Goodyear inflatable airplane
    • Unknown
    • Airplanes; Aeronuatics -- History
    • These concept aircraft were displayed at an Air Force Association convention in Washington, D.C. Proposals were to use the inflated plane for rescue and escape vehicles, target drones, surveys, and sports flying. It was inflatable and flyable in...
    • Unloading a biplane at the Phoenix docks

    • 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

    • Winter at Red Butte
    • Irving Kravitz
    • Airplanes; Aeronautics -- History; Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950
    • A winter storm arrives at Red Butte Airport.
    • Wreckage of Martin Jensen's plane near Payson

    • 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.
    • Men with two horse hitch glider

    • 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.
    • The Douglas flying club with glider

    • 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

    • 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.
    • Cole flyer at Yuma

    • 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.
    • Bob Fowler with Cole Flyer at Yuma

    • 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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