Wednesday

A little more Aviation History from this corner of the Desert

The history of aviation in this little corner of the desert southwest is truly amazing.  From the early Rodeo Intermediate Airfield to more modern uses of aircraft in the valley aviation has influenced the area since its' inception.  I recently came across this image taken at the Douglas Fairgrounds, circa 1910, of an early monoplane constructed locally.  Probably built by the Douglas flying club it shows several men including W. K. Morrow (in the bowler hat) whose family ranched in the Chiricahuas for many years.  Just reinforces the notion that aviation still has a place here.


A Pearse monoplane in Douglas AZ.  Photo from the Morrow Family website

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