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YOUR WEBMASTER has for sale a complete nine-volume set of Joseph Juptner's U.S. Civil Aircraft, 1963-1982 edition. These are the hardback, first edition Aero Publishers, Inc. originals, not the reprints you can find cheap. You get what you pay for. All volumes (ex library) have dust covers and are in excellent condition. The dust covers are rubbed, but there are no tears. Bindings are solid. All-in-all an excellent reference set, complete. This is an extra set from my reference library that I'll sell for $300. I'll pay shipping and packing via UPS. How to proceed: email me here to let me know your intent to purchase, and your U.S. Mail address. Use the PayPal Donate button in the right sidebar to pay. When I receive payment confirmation I'll ship the books to your address. Proceeds go entirely to support your Web sites.
02/07/17 AIRPLANE Stearman 4-D NC774H information uploaded to the server.
12/30/16 AIRPLANE Stinson NC10844 information uploaded to the server.
12/12/16 AIRPLANE Waco DSO NC6877 information uploaded to the server.
12/08/16 AIRPLANE Waco INF NC637Y information uploaded to the server.
12/06/16 AIRPLANE Waco QDC NC11244 information uploaded to the server.
12/05/16 AIRPLANE Waco RNF NC11251 information uploaded to the server.
11/30/16 AIRPLANE Stinson SM-6000-B NC10840 information uploaded to the server.
11/17/16 AIRPLANE Stinson SM-6000-B NC10810 information uploaded to the server.
11/12/16 AIRPLANE Lockheed Vega NC624E information uploaded to the server.
11/11/16 NEW INFORMATION at PILOT Alexander Hartman Chase.
10/07/16 NEW DOWNLOAD at PILOT Waldo Waterman.
09/07/16 AIRPLANE Desoutter II VH-UPS information uploaded to the server.
07/30/16 AIRPLANE Davis D-1-K NC158Y information uploaded to the server.
07/20/16 NEW INFORMATION at PILOT George K. Rice.
07/01/16 FREE AUTOGRAPHED BOOKS page added.
ADDITIONS AND CHANGES OLDER THAN SIX MONTHS ARE AT THIS LINK
This Web site is, in turn, part of a suite of six virtual windows that illuminate old Airfield Registers from around the United States during the Golden Age of flight. The following sites are open to the public. They exhibit and analyze for you 21,667 total airfield traffic days across six Registers. Please explore and enjoy them all!
TRAVEL HUB FOR GOLDEN AGE AIRFIELDS
|Clover Field, Santa Monica, CA
December 31, 1928 to August 4, 1939
Number of days Register was open = 3,878
Number of landings recorded = 798 over 35 pages
Web site went online June 13, 2013
Parks Field, East St. Louis, IL
|Davis-Monthan Municipal Airfield, Tucson, AZ
February 6, 1925 to November 26, 1936
Number of days Register was open = 3,581 days
Number of landings recorded = 3,704 over 218 pages
Web site went online May 4, 2005
|Peterson Field, Colorado Springs, CO
February 22, 1929 to August 1, 1940
Number of days Register was open = 4,178
Number of landings recorded = 672 over 29 pages
Web site went online June 13, 2013
|Grand Central Air Terminal, Glendale, CA (You're here!)
WWW.GRANDCENTRAL AIR TERMINAL.ORG
December 14, 1930 to October 8, 1935
Number of days Register was open = 1,759
Number of landings recorded = NN over N pages
Web site went online June 13, 2013
|Pitcairn Field, Willow Grove, PA
October 22, 1927 to January 25, 1942
Number of days Register was open = 5,240
Number of landings recorded = 328 over 21 pages
Web site went online June 13, 2013
NEWS, UPDATES & CHANGES TO THE DATABASE & WEB SITE (scroll up and down to see additional updates and changes):
10/01/15 The Web site database now contains 2,937 records covering 102 pages of the Register. Each record represents one landing at the Grand Central Air Terminal. About 1,500 pages remain to be transcribed.
06/13/13 FINAL DESIGN Site opened for global view at 0900 hours EDT. Happy Birthday, Chris (L), and Happy Anniversary to the Delta Mike Airfield, Inc. project, begun 13 lucky years ago today.
Your Webmaster and Chris invoking the mouse click that made the site go global.
Work on this site began May 1, 2012.
Ten PILOTS, twelve AIRCRAFT and one PLACE were represented on the site at startup.
ITEMS BELOW ARE CHANGES/ADDITIONS TO GRANDCENTRALAIRTERMINAL.ORG OLDER THAN SIX MONTHS BEFORE PRESENT.
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April-June 2016 PILOT (WILLIAM GENTRY?) SHELTON, Jr. AIRPLANES Waco NC719E, Waco NC7898. NEW PHOTOGRAPHS & INFORMATION at PILOTS Gordon Mounce, Roscoe Turner; at AIRPLANES Fokker NC4458, Fokker NC8047; at HOME PAGE.
March 2016 PILOTS Victor Martin Rechtsteiner, Lewis W. "Lew" Goss. PLACE Los Angeles Area Airports During the Golden Age. AIRPLANES Ford NC429H, Ford NC8413, Ford NC8411, Ford NC9638. NEW PHOTOGRAPHS & INFORMATION at Trojan Flying Club; at PILOTS Eddie Bellande; Silas Morehouse, Lewis W. "Lew" Goss, Otis McKenzie, at HOME PAGE, at AIRPLANES Ford NC7117, Ford NC9651.
03/27/16 Over the last ten days I have transcribed 20 additional Register pages to the online database. There are now 122 pages online for a total of 3,526 individual records.
I'm happy to announce that Walt Disney Imagineering and Disney Enterprises, Inc. has shared with Delta Mike Airfield, Inc. high-quality images of 212 pages of the GCAT Register that were discovered stuffed in the ceiling of the tower cupola during restoration of the GCAT in 2015. Details are at the Home Page link. Thanks very much to the Walt Disney Company for extending us this courtesy. My agreement with Disney Enterprises is to not share these images beyond their exhibit on this Web site.
February 2016 AIRPLANES Northrop Alpha NC999Y, Fokker F-10A NC455E, Fokker F-10 NC5170. NEW PHOTOGRAPHS & INFORMATION at AIRPLANE Ford NC5578; at PILOTS Charles Lienesch, O.W. Coyle, Silas A. Morehouse. PILOTS Florence Lowe "Pancho" Barnes, Frederic Whitney, Henry Brigham Batson. Trojan Flying Club
January 2016 AIRPLANES Fokker F-10 NC8047, Fokker F-10A NC999E the "Rockne Accident." PILOTS Roger Quincy Williams, Harlan William Hull, Orie William "Bill" Coyle; Ormond Mills Gove. NEW PHOTOGRAPHS & INFORMATION at PILOT George Kenneth Rice, George K. Rice.
December 2015 PILOTS Edward Darwin "Ted" Willis, Benjamin Joseph Busch, John W. Byrnes, Alexander H. Chase, Thomas Carlyle Young, Loren Clinton "Kid" Bliss, Jr., George Kenneth Rice; Herbert Cecil Lippiatt, Amelia Earhart, C.C. Moseley, Howard Robard Hughes, Daniel D. Santry, Henry Russell Spicer, Lawrence J. Chiappino, Halbert H. Holloway.
November 2015 PILOTS Waldo Dean Waterman, Otis Dalton McKenzie; Joe Lake Littlejohn, Nathan C. Morse, Gordon Eben Mounce, James Phillips Gaskill, Jr., Helen D. Maddux, Russell Reed, Eugene Clemm, Roy Curtis Harding, Charles F. Lienesch, George L. "Jack" Slaybaugh, Harry P. Ashe, Lillian Porter. NEW IMAGES & INFORMATION at PILOTS Nathan C. Morse, Ray Edwin McKimmey, Charles F. Lienesch; at AIRPLANE Lockheed Vega NC6526 TOWER OPERATOR Anton Joseph Lygum.
October 2015 AIRPLANES Fleet Husky NC8628; Alexander Eaglerock NC8266; Buhl NC7101; Ryan B-1 NC5553; Bach NC850E; Lockheed Vega NC6526; Travel Air NC4179. PILOTS Harold Arthur Sweet; John Mason Menefee. NEW PHOTOGRAPHS & INFORMATION at PILOT John Mason Menefee; at AIRPLANE Ford NC9641.
June 2015 AIRPLANE Travel Air B-6000 NC8113.
December 2013 AIRPLANE Fokker NC4458.
October 2013 AIRPLANE Fokker F-32 NC333N.
July 2013 AIRPLANES Meteor NX848E; Ford NC9641; Northrop Alpha NC933Y; Bach NC8069; Fleet NC788V; Curtiss Robin NC767M; Ford NC7117; Stearman NC6439; Ford NC5578; Ford NC5577; Fokker NC535E; Monocoupe NC533W; Stinson NC247W; Ogden Osprey NC150W.
June 2013 PILOTS Jimmie Angel, Wallace Beery, Eddie Bellande, Clarence "Ace" Bragunier, C.W. "Bill" Gilpin, Silas Amos Morehouse, Glover "Roxy" Ruckstell, Dudley Steele, Roscoe Turner. PLACES Colorado Springs, CO. AIRPLANES Stearman NC5084, Bird NC48K, Travel Air NC4419, Fairchild NC4074, Travel Air NC3947, Fokker F-32 NC334N, Lockheed Vega NC309H, Kreutzer K-5 NC243M, Fairchild NC107M, Stearman NC667K, Timm C-165 Collegiate NC337, Fairchild NC9114.
THIS PAGE UPLOADED: June 13, 2013 REVISED: Constantly, as new information is added and changes are made as listed above.