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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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Golden Hour at KPHX

By: Category: PHX

We here at Phxspotters would like to thank Vance Lessard for providing us with some outstanding photos of the Golden Hour here at KPHX. This is just another reason that KPHX is a photogenic Airport. Vance used his new Nikon D300s with Sigma 150-500mm lens.

Photos were provided by Vance Lessard

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Phxspotters wants you.

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When did you know you had a love for aviation? We all know that we didnt just come into this world and start chasing those planes. Everyone has a story of when they knew they cought the spotting bug. And here is my story.

My story starts when I was just 8 yrs old and me and my mom were flying out of Sky Harbor International Airport (KPHX) to John F. Kennedy International Airport (KJFK). We were standing at the gate prior to boarding and I was just staring out the window of all the arriving and departing airliners. I didnt catch the bug till we boarded TWA 747-100 in KJFK to Franfurt Internation Airport (EDDF). I was allowed to sit in the captains seat and recieved my first set of golden wings. At that moment all I could think about was airplanes...

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