Category Airshows

NAF El Centro or Bust.

By: Category: AirshowsFriendsMilitaryRoad tripsSpecial paint

This was the first time I had the opportunity to really get up and close and feel the power what these Navy aircraft had to offer. I would like to send out a special thanks to my friend Matt and Joe who are the Co-Founders of Arizona Aviation Photographers (AzAP) ,  for giving me a chance to experience something that I might never have the chance to do again. I would also like to give a big thanks to Michelle Dee who is the Public Affairs Officer out at NAF El Centro who worked real hard and got us out there.

The day started really early for me, I just got off work at 0200 and rushed home and just had enough time to change and pack my gear and hop in the truck. Off to El Centro CA. I wanted to sleep but I can already feel the excitement boiling in my blood. NO SLEEP for me...

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The COPPERSTATE Fly-In—October 21-23, 2010

By: Category: AirshowsCasa Grande

Since its first event in 1973, the COPPERSTATE Fly-In has been bringing together aviation enthusiasts in the southwest United States. The 2010 event, to be held in Casa Grande, Arizona, from Thursday, October 21 through Saturday, October 23 will be no exception.

Over 50 commercial exhibitors will showcase the latest aviation products. Over 350 aircraft, including more than 200 show-planes vying for awards, will be on display. The COPPERSTATE Fly-In is recreational aviation at its best—powered parachutes, ultralights, light sport, experimental, certified, classic, vintage and warbirds. Aircraft demonstration flights and helicopter rides will take place daily.

Over 70 educational forums are planned along with continuously running workshops providing instruction in basic aircraf...

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Coolidge Breakfest Fly-in 2010-2011 season.

By: Category: AirshowsRoad tripsWarbird

Phxspotters Jason Bong and Joe Kates attended the fly-in on October 2nd 2010. The fly-in is held on the first Saturday of every month (except June, July, August and September), Coolidge Aviation, LLC sponsors the fly-in.  Breakfast is served by the Coolidge Lion’s Club in front of the main hangar at the airport.  The event usually starts about 8:00 a.m. and ends around 12:00 p.m. This is a great spotters adventure. Photographers are allowed up close and personal with the runway. Although for safety concerns we are expected to stand 25-35 feet off the runway. Here is just a couple pictures offered by Jason Bong.

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