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PhxSpotters wish to thank… Dave Budd

By: Category: AirshowsFriendsPHXRoad trips

From everyone at we want to thank Dave Budd for all is hard work he does for us. From the Awesome website that Phxspotters has. And not to mention he is a outstanding Photographer and teacher. Thank you Dave. Oh BTW Dave you need to make a choice Canon or Nikon. This picture was taken when at Valle, AZ for the Planes of Fame. We all had a great time.Read More

VIP Tour of KPHX

By: Category: PHXRoad trips

Editor of PhxSpotters Jason Bong had a VIP tour of KPHX. "This is one of my for my Bucket List" as he crosses this off. Today Jason was able to go behind the scenes at KPHX to see the day to day operations of Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. KPHX has 3 terminals and houses over 120 aircraft gates. Airport development * A new 33 gate Terminal northwest of the current Terminal 2. * Phoenix Sky Train: o Phase one, currently under construction, runs from the 44th and Washington streets and will shuttle travelers to the East Economy Lot and on to Terminal 4. Phase one opening is expected to be complete some time in 2013...Read More

Boeing 787 Dreamliner visits Arizona

By: Category: Special paintWillie

MESA, Ariz...Read More

Hot Air Expeditions Invites Phx Spotters

By: Category: Deer ValleyFriendsRoad tripsUncategorized

We want to start off by giving the staff at Hot Air Expeditions a Big Thank you for showing us a great time. Our Editor Jason Bong was invited to take a ride with this group on Tuesday. He showed up at 515am and was chauffeured to the launch site were a small percentage of there fleet was waiting for the daily flights.  Jason was paired with Patrick, who is the chief pilot of the company. Capt. Patrick showed Jason how the day to day operations of setting up the Hot Air Balloons. "These guys work harder in three hours then some people work in 8 hours." And before we knew it we loaded up our last rider and we are off.  And we have figured out to be a Chief Pilot it is a requirement to have a since of Humor. Because Capt. Patrick is a funny guy...Read More