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CAM #3 Dallas-Chicago

May 12, 1926: Chicago IL-Dallas TX; interim stops: Moline IL; Saint Joseph MO; Kansas City MO ; Wichita KS, Oklahoma City OK; Fort Worth TX; awarded; National Air Transport Inc. CAM #3 Covers

 

CAM #3 Airways (Airways are based South to North and West to East)

United States Congressional serial set. 9509. page 67; Contract for Mail Service, Route No. C.A.M. 3; Contract made 7th day of October 1925 to National Air Transport (Inc.); Route: Chicago, Illinois by Moline, Illinois, St. Joseph, Missouri, Kansas City, Missouri, Wichita, Kansas and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas and return.

Dallas-Kansas City Airway (D-KC) 995 miles

Dallas-Oklahoma Section 210 miles

Airway Bulletin No. 158 page 2, Aug. 16, 1927 (beacon strip map)

Oklahoma City-Wichita section 158 miles

Airway Bulletin No. 159 page 2, Aug. 16, 1927 (beacon strip map)

Airway Bulletin No. 159 (revised) page 1, October 6, 1930 (beacon strip map)
The Oklahoma City-Wichita section of the Dallas-Kansas City Airway is lighted by the Department of Commerce with 11 electric 24" beacons of 2,000,000 c.p., rotating at 6 r.p.m. There have also been provided lighted intermediate fields at 3 of the above beacon sites. There are also 16 route beacons along this airway. Along the route are 4 municipal airpots. The electric beacons are mounted on 50' steel towers. Arrows at the base of the towers point along the course to the northerly terminal. Department of Commerce lights burn from dark to dawn, nightly.

Airway Bulletin No. 159 (revised) page 2, October 6, 1930 (beacon strip map)

Wichita-Kansas City section 173 miles

Airway Bulletin No. 163 page 2, Aug. 19, 1927 (beacon strip map)

Kansas City-Chicago Airway (KC-C)

Kansas City-Burlington section
Burlington-Chicago

Airway Bulletin No. 1, page 31, Sep. 1, 1931 (beacon strip map)
Airway Bulletin No. 1, page 34, Sep. 1, 1932 (beacon strip map)

 

 
U.S. Navigation Chart No. 102 Dallas TX to Oklahoma City OK (1930) 
U.S. Navigation Chart No. 103 Oklahoma City OK to Wichita KS (1930)
U.S. Navigation Chart No. 104 Witchita KS to Kansas City MO (1928)
U.S. Navigation Chart No. 101 Kansas City MO to Moline IL (1927)  (1934)
U.S. Navigation Chart No. 105 Kansas City MO to Moline IL (1927) (1930)
 

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