Category Airshows

Cactus Fly-In 2011

By: Category: AirshowsAntiqueCasa GrandeUncategorized

The Cactus Fly-In, hosted by the Arizona Antique Aircraft Association, Inc. (AAAA) with the cooperation of the City of Casa Grande, is the season’s premier aviation event. It is considered a “not to be missed” opener to the years’ up-coming fly-in events. With emphasis placed on the aircraft of yesteryear, the Cactus Fly-In is certainly in a class of its own.

Antiques, Classics, Warbirds, Replicas, and Homebuilt aircraft will be on display throughout the event. Conveniently located in Casa Grande, Arizona, between Phoenix and Tucson, the Cactus Fly-In enjoys the mild and temperate climate that can only be found in the springtime in beautiful, southern Arizona...

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By: Category: AirshowsDeer ValleyFriendsMuseumsPHXWarbird

On Sunday November 14th 2010, crowds wait at Deer Valley Airport (KDVT) for what is to be expected of a grand arrival. At 12 o’clock sharp I can hear a child in the background “There she is daddy”.  As I  look to the south and I can see “FIFI” turning to make her final approach to 25L. The vision of this B-29 Super fortress getting larger as it gets closer and Touchdown.

Airplane enthusiasts and history buffs will want to see three famous aircraft of World War II. The only flying B-29 in the world, The B-17 Flying Fortress, and B-25 Mitchell will be on display at the Deer Valley Airport at Cutter Aviation in Phoenix Nov. 14-18.

The Commemorative Air Force will be flying the B-29 Super fortress “FIFI” from a weekend event in Long Beach, Calif...

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Spirit of America Invites

By: Category: AirshowsFriendsGoodyearPHX

What a day Jason Bong and Ben Cowden had this past Friday out a Goodyear Airport. They both were invited to take a special ride up in the Goodyear Blimp the ” Spirit of America”. Ben was the first of the two to get to go up and then Jason went up. When I saw Ben getting out of the Blimp he was ear to ear smile. Phxspotters would like to give a special thanks to our Captain Nathan Brooks, he was outstanding host. We look forward to next year visit.

The Spirit of America was christened September 5, 2002 during a ceremony in Akron, Ohio. The name of the ship was chosen as a tribute to the patriotic spirit of the United States. Performing the christening was Mrs...

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