Category Helicopters

Phxspotters Day

By: Category: HelicoptersPHX

About a week ago we recieved a email from a crew member of British Airways who wanted to do some spotting of KPHX and surrounding areas. They arrived late last night and we picked them up early this morning and our journey begins. First stop Sky Harbor International Airport (KPHX). This spotter was Helicopter Enthusiast and wanted primarily rotor shots.  So I called Joe Kates and he made it happen. We were able to get out to the Maricopa County Sheriffs hanger out at Deer Valley (KDVT) and got some outstanding photos. After that we headed to Glendale Municipal Airport (GEU) and were able to get access to Airwest Helicopters, LLC. David who is the Director of Maintenance was kind of enough to gave us a nice tour of there facility...

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305th Rescue SQ visits KIWA.

By: Category: HelicoptersMilitaryWillie

Jason Bong had a opportunity to get up and close with the 305th Rescue SQ that is based out of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona (1993-Present) They were just coming back from Roosevelt Lake after doing some training exercises and decided to stop by KIWA to get a bite to eat at the Red Brick Pizza. While talking with the crew they asked if I would be interested in taking some pictures of there HH-60G and of course I had to say yes. I want to tell the crew thank you very much for the chance to get up and close. And because of you I now have my first military patch. Here is a little information about the 305th rescue SQ.
The 305th Rescue Squadron is trained and equipped to conduct Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) missions worldwide utilizing the HH-60G “Pavehawk” helicopter...

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Maricopa Sherrif’s Av Div

By: Category: Deer ValleyHelicopters

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Take this down Joe when you start editing post..

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