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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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Coolidge Fly-in 2011

By: Category: Road tripsUncategorized

On January 1, 2011 Jason Bong and Joe Kates and new member Jeff Hoffman braved the 20 degree weather and attended the first Coolidge fly-in for 2011. Although the weather was well below par, it was not enough to stop the pilots from flying to Coolidge for the New Year. Coolidge Aviation LLC sponsors the  fly-in, and the Breakfast is provided by Coolidge Lion’s Club in front of the hanger. So if your looking for something to do on the first Saturday of the month drive or fly on over to Coolidge AZ (P08). And if your a Photographer looking for that nice close up shot come on down.

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Holiday Traffic KPHX

By: Category: FriendsPHXUncategorized

Jason had the the chance and get out to KPHX again this week. I was able to talk to one of the Operations Manager of KPHX and they stated ” The holiday traffic doubles in size during the week of Christmas and New Years.” During my tour of Sky Harbor International Airport the Cargo Terminal was loaded with Aircrafts being loaded up and getting ready for departure.

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