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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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Coolidge Fly-in 2011

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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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Davis Monthan Heritage Day

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Well the day started out at 3am, making sure that I had all my equipment. Cameras Nikon D3000, lens 150-500mm 18-55mm 55-200mm, memory cards, hat, ear protection, wallet. Jumped in the car and off for my 140 mile trip to Tucson AZ. Well after a nice breakfast at McDonalds I drove to visitor gate and waited for the rest of the media. Well the first of the fellow photographers I met was Phil Myers and his father a fellow Navy retiree. He showed me his lens and other nice toys. I do want to give a shout out to Phil he helped me a great deal.

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