1927: Lindbergh touches down in Tucson

The Spirit of St. Louis, the plane flown by Charles Lindbergh, taxis at Davis-Monthan Airfield on Sept. 23, 1927. Lindy arrived to dedicate the city's new airport, which was called Davis-Monthan Field. The name honors two World War I pilots, Lieutenants Samuel H. Davis and Oscar Monthan.
March 17, 2010 5:15 pm  •