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Cy Caldwell landed once at Pitcairn Field, on November 21, 1928. He listed his home base as Cleveland, OH. He landed in a Fairchild FC-2 that was probably registered NC6705. The reason I speculate on the airplane number is that he landed twice at the Davis-Monthan Airfield and signed the Register on September 7, 1928 and on September 17, 1928 flying NC6705. The National Air Races were held from Septmber 8-16 that year and Caldwell's itinerary for September probably carried him from Cleveland to Los Angeles and back to Cleveland.
Caldwell was a writer and prolific producer of stories and articles. He was a frequent contributor to aviation magazines in the 20s.
He quit flying in 1930 to devote full time to writing. He had a "mellow humor" that was universally enjoyed. A partial list of his publications is at his biography page at the Davis-Monthan Airfield Register Web site at the link.
Pilot Caldwell was born in Bridgetown, Nova Scotia, January 13, 1892. I do not know when he passed away. If you do, please let me KNOW.
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