Cactus Wings News
* Iraqi Airways B767-200 N526PH , previously at Goodyear, flew GYR-TUS on 18Dec-2004 for pre-delivery checks. Departed Tucson on 21Dec-2004 on delivery, routing TUS-YYZ-SNN-AMM.
* Ex-Swift Air B727-200F EC-HBR , previously stored at Goodyear, has been sold to Panavia Cargo Airlines (Panama). EC-HBR was re-registered N334FV and ferried GYR-ADZ (San Andres Island, Colombia) on 19Dec-2004. Another B727, EC-HBH , also at Goodyear, is due to go to the carrier.
* Ex-United B777-200 N790UA , previously stored at Goodyear, ferried GYR-ARA on 22Dec-2004 as 'SXA184'.
* Ex-SAS MD-83 N868GA  ferried BGR-ICT-GYR on 21Dec-2004 on delivery to Allegiant Air.
* Ex-Zip B737-200s C-GCPZ  and C-GQCP , both stored at Mojave, have been sold to Chanchangi Airlines (Nigeria).
* The Department of Justice aircraft at Williams-Gateway have changed again. Former MD-80s N806US and N822US have departed to Tucson and Goodyear, respectively, for storage. MD-80s N311FV and N315FV both arrived on 23Dec-2004 to be based for the current program. In the interim, Casino Express B737-200 N233TM and Vacation Express (Pace) B737-300 N374PC operated under a wet-lease for prisoner transport.
* DunnAir is a new business jet maintenance & repair facility at Tucson. They have leased the former Lockheed hanger from Bombardier. Full story at: http://www.tucsonairport.org/taa/releases/04dec/DunnAire.htm
18Dec N631US B747 Northwest - St Louis Rams football charter
20Dec N477EV B747 Evergreen - UPS flight
22Dec N3771K B738 Delta - Notre Dame football charter
22Dec N755NA B757 North American - Oregon St football charter
22Dec XA-AEX B737BBJ - Swift ramp
26Dec N624AU B757 USAirways - Univ of Pittsburgh football charter
26Dec N514AT B757 ATA - football charter
26Dec PH-HZJ B738 Sun Country - Univ of Utah football charter
27Dec C-GQCA A320 AC Jetz - Swift ramp
27Dec N70464 DHC6 USAF Academy - Cutter ramp
N191UA B744 VCV-AMS
N334FV B72F GYR-ADZ
N526PH B767 GYR-TUS
WCP02 B757 GYR-LAS
N34817 AT43 ROW-BGR
C-GRNH CRJ7 YMX-TUS
N526PH B767 TUS-YYZ
N770WD B767 TUS-MZJ
NWA9750 DC10 MZJ-LAX N237NW
SWA5001 B732 HOU-MHV
AAY9868 MD80 ICT-GYR
SXA184 B777 GYR-ARA N790UA
DLH8212 B747 ATL-MZJ
Any tie-ups on the above, or anything I may have missed, would be appreciated. It helps keep my database and the Cactus Wings website up to date.