2007 Airports: Falcon Field, Az

FFZ - N33 27.65'  W111 43.70'        Note:  Scroll down for the 2005 pictures.

Falcon Field Airport is owned and operated by the City of Mesa, Arizona's third largest city.  The Airport is seven miles northeast of downtown Mesa and 18 miles east from Phoenix.  The airport currently serves as home base for more than 900 aircraft and as an industrial park with more than 30 aviation-related businesses, and more than 50 commercial enterprises.

As you can see, it is quite a site to make great pictures...    Their Web Site


2009 Pictures:  Anytime I drive near this airport, I stop by to take a look... you never know what will be on the ramp and this time I saw these:
 

Beech:
 
E-18S, 1959  "Soft Tail"  (N2069C)
   
Side view
   
Nose art

Cessna:
C-120, 1946  (N89550)
C-170, 1948  (N3813V)

2007 Pictures:  I have made a return trip to the field in the fall of 2007.  Here are a few new pictures:
 

Beechcraft:
 
35-A33 Debonair, 1961  (N418T)

Boeing:
 
E-75 Stearman, 1942  (N1310N)

Cessna:
 
120, 1946  (N89550)
 
170, 1948  (N-3813V)

Diamond Aircraft:
 
DA-20 C1, 2007  (N4129T)

Douglas:
  DC3C-S1C3G, 1944  (N844TH)

Erco:
 
Ercoupe 415-C, 1946  (N99200)

Mitsubishi:
 
Mu-2B-36, 1976  (N13YS)

McDonnell-Douglas:
  MD-900, 1995  (N70641)

Various:
  Aero-Spec 2150 Homebuilt  (N2103Z)
  Van's RV-4 Homebuilt  (N???)


2005 Pictures:

Aerospatiale:
 
Astar (N971AE)

Advanced Aero:
  Seawind (N118AL)

American:
  Champion 7GCBC (N122H)
  Tiger

Aerostar:
  Aerostar 600

Aviat:
  Pitts Special S-2b

   Climbing on take-off

Bakeng:
  Deuce

Beech:
  Bonanza J-35
    Tail view

    On take-off
  D-50 Twin Bonanza

Bellanca:
  Super Viking (N686JA)

Cessna:
  C-140
  C-140
  C-170B
  C-177 Cardinal (N34577)
     3/4 Rear view
  C-182-RG (N6056D)
  C-337 (C-FVRL)
  C-421C (N421CV & N4467D)

     Another, on the ramp
 
C-525 Citation Jet (N513RV)

Cirrus Design:
  SR-22 (N6181V)

Glasair:
 
Glasair on take-off (N12066)

Luscombe:
  Luscombe
  Turbine Luscombe

Piper:
  J-3 Cub

    Climbing on take-off
  PA-12 (N43722)

  PA-23-150 Apache
  PA-23-150 Apache

Rotorways:
  Exec

Sukhoi:
  SU-29 Aerobatic

Various:
  Piper, Tempco & Extra
  Others