Category Mesa

Spirit Airlines’ Inaugural Service to Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport

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February 9, 2012 marked Spirit Airlines' Inaugural Service to Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport.  Spirit Airlines, headquartered in Miramar, FL, launched the $28.79 fare from Phoenix-Mesa to Las Vegas this morning and the event was topped off with a water cannon welcome.  With hundreds in attendance Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority Chairman Mayor John Lewis formally welcomed Spirit Airlines to the Valley.  At approximately 12:40pm the Airbus A319, tail number N534NK, touched down at the former Williams Air Force Base.  Crowds were allowed out on the ramp between the terminal and the Gateway Aviation Services FBO.  Lunch was catered by Paradise Bakery for all guests and Vegas showgirls were available for photo ops...
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Mustangs & Musclecars Mesa Falcon Field Feb 13th 2010

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Car-show344x150 Bombers,Fighters,Jets and More on display along with lots of cool cars and trucks. This event is scheduled for  Saturday, February 13th  from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Arizona Wing Commemorative Air Force 2017 North Greenfield Road Mesa, Arizona 85215 Phone: 480-924-1940Read More

Barbie Three

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n5548n Joe and I got an eye full of this classic B-25 H while visiting Falcon Field. She has the hard nose and four .50 cals stuck in her front as well as a 37mm Cannon By late 1944, when the "H" appeared in the field, there were few targets that couldn't be attacked with .50 caliber machine guns, so the cannons were frequently removed. North American produced 1,000 B-25H's.Read More

The Collings Foundation Wings of Freedom Tour 2009

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The Wings of Freedom Tour brings historic aviation to your community! Tour through the authentically restored aircraft or take a flight aboard for the ultimate immersion in history! The aircraft will be at The Glendale Airport April 21st- 24th and at the Scottsdale Airport April 24th-27th
  • Flight Experiences Donations are $425 per person aboard the B-17 or B-24.
  • The B-25 is available at select locations for flight experiences. Flight experiences on the B-25 are $400 for forward fuselage seats, and $325 for waist gun seats
  • Flight training in the TP-51C "Betty Jane" will be at most locations on the Wings of Freedom Tour. Flight training in the P-51 is $2200 for a half hour flight, and $3200 for a full hour...
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