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Spotlight Photographer- Peter Van Dyke (October 2011)

By: Category: FriendsPHXUncategorized

  I would like to announce Octobers Spotlight Photographer has been selected. Peter Van Dyke has been selected for the month of October.  Peter has been a member of PHX Spotters since March 2011. His photos are top notch. And as usual always happy to help out our members when it comes to spotting locations and anything about commercial airlines. I get the pleasure of working with Peter at US Airways. Here is a little information about Peter Van Dyke My name is Peter Van Dyke, I'm 22 years old living in Phoenix at the moment.  I've had a longtime interest in anything transportation related, mostly photographing trains before moving over to aviation about four years ago...Read More

Morning light at KPHX

By: Category: FriendsPHXSpottingUncategorized

In the next couple months, the Valley of the Sun temperatures will be slowing coming down. And when the temperatures come down it make s for some outstanding Aviation Photography. The next couple weeks will be the start of my spotting season. We look forward to seeing all of the Aviation Spotters at our local airports. If you see someone with a camera don't be afraid to walk up to us and say hello. It is a great to be out at the airport taking pictures, but its better when you have great company. Read More

US Airways Training class of 2011

By: Category: PHX

Over 1000 applicants all come together at US Airways Training Center located just West of Sky Harbor Airport. Information passed on to me was that US Airways has not hired any new employees for about 4 years. And after the face to face interview  26 out of 1000 applicants were selected for the next hiring process. Today was the last day of training and we all will report to work on Monday for our first day as official Ramp Agents. I would like to take time to thank all the Mentors/Trainers that helped me make the transition to US Airways ramp agent...Read More

Arizona Aviation Night Photography at Sky Harbor Airport

By: Category: FriendsPHXRoad trips

A couple of weeks back some members of PHXSpotters met out at Sky Harbor International Airport at Terminal 4 on the top deck. When we arrived we unpacked our tripods and started hitting that shutter button. I have always been afraid of taking night time photos, since I had never experienced doing night time aviation photography. I was not sure how my photos were going to turn out. I was thankful that we have some very talented photographers in our group.  They were able to get me set up and teach me the proper settings to doing night time photography at KPHX. The location that we had picked was on the North East corner of Terminal 4.  The North side of the terminal is mostly US Airways and on the South side is Southwest Airlines...Read More