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Holiday Traffic KPHX

By: Category: FriendsPHXUncategorized

Jason had the the chance and get out to KPHX again this week. I was able to talk to one of the Operations Manager of KPHX and they stated ” The holiday traffic doubles in size during the week of Christmas and New Years.” During my tour of Sky Harbor International Airport the Cargo Terminal was loaded with Aircrafts being loaded up and getting ready for departure.

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One year ago today.

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One year ago today I received my first DSLR camera for my 35th Birthday. My wife askes me “What are you going to do today?” I laughed, I am going spotting at KPHX, I jump in my truck and off to the airport I go. Here is my very first photos and edits of my pictures.

My photos were well below par. But I did not have a clue what I was doing. So after a day of spotting out at KPHX I head home and I received a call from Joe Kates who is the founder of PHX and we have what felt like a two hour talk on the phone. And he asked me if I would be interested in join the team. He said I am going to call Dave Budd who is our go to guy for the website and is a outstanding photographer and he will get you all set up...

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Wings of Blue hits the West Valley

By: Category: BuckeyeFriendsGoodyearMilitaryRoad tripsUncategorized

Today I had the pleasure of hanging out with the Wings Of Blue that were out in full force in Buckeye AZ. The Wings of Blue, is the parachuting unit at the United States Air Force Academy, near Colorado Springs, Colorado. The team operates as the 98th Flying Training Squadron,306th Flying Training Group, Air Education and Training Command.

Over the last several decades, the Wings of Blue has been one of the outstanding parachute units in the United States. Since 1967, cadets have dominated national intercollegiate parachuting, winning 21 national championships. They perform about 50 demonstrations each year, and have shown off their skills at the Copper Bowl, Fiesta Bowl, and the Pro Bowl and most Air Force Falcons Football games...

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