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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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Spirit of America Invites Phxspotters.com

By: Category: AirshowsFriendsGoodyearPHX

What a day Jason Bong and Ben Cowden had this past Friday out a Goodyear Airport. They both were invited to take a special ride up in the Goodyear Blimp the ” Spirit of America”. Ben was the first of the two to get to go up and then Jason went up. When I saw Ben getting out of the Blimp he was ear to ear smile. Phxspotters would like to give a special thanks to our Captain Nathan Brooks, he was outstanding host. We look forward to next year visit.

The Spirit of America was christened September 5, 2002 during a ceremony in Akron, Ohio. The name of the ship was chosen as a tribute to the patriotic spirit of the United States. Performing the christening was Mrs...

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