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1949: Historic plane visits Davis-Monthan Air Force Base

1949: Historic plane visits Davis-Monthan Air Force Base

The Lucky Lady II, a B-50A, visits Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. In 1949, the plane completed the first non-stop flight around the world in 94 hours and 1 minute.

March 17, 2010 5:44 pm
1915: First official air mail delivery made in Tucson

1915: First official air mail delivery made in Tucson

Katherine Stinson, the "teenage aviatrix," flew this plane in 1915 to carry mail from the old fairgrounds on South Sixth Avenue to the Downtown post office - making this flight the first official air mail delivery in Arizona. She was in town to perform aerial stunts at the annual fair.

March 17, 2010 5:46 pm

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