Cactus Wings News
* America West fleet update:
CRJ9 N905J  returned from Goodyear 05Dec-2006 repainted in the new US Airways Express livery.
CRJ9 N935LR  returned from Goodyear 13Dec-2006 repainted in the new US Airways livery.
B733 N303AW  returned from Miami 13Dec-2006 repainted in the new US Airways livery.
B733 N313AW  returned from Roswell 12Dec-2006 repainted in the new US Airways livery.
A319 N818AW  returned from Roswell 10Dec-2006 repainted in the new US Airways livery.
A319 N837AW  returned from Roswell 12Dec-2006 repainted in a new "Arizona Cardinals" special livery. Photo link:
http://www.visitingphx.com/uscards.html (Photo by Mike & Steve; www.visitingphx.com)
A320 N650AW  returned from Roswell 04Dec-2006 repainted in the new US Airways livery.
A320 N672AW  returned from Roswell 06Dec-2006 repainted in the new US Airways livery.
A320 N673AW  returned from Roswell 12Dec-2006 repainted in the new US Airways livery.
B757 N908AW  returned from Roswell 09Dec-2006 repainted in the new US Airways livery.
* New airline SkyValue began service to Phoenix/Williams-Gateway on 15Dec-2006 from Gary, Indiana. The airline is operated by Xtra Airways and the inaugural flight was CXP511, operated by B737-800 G-XLAI . Photo can be found via this link:
http://www.visitingphx.com/ip7skyvalue.html (Photo by Mike & Steve; www.visitingphx.com)
* Ex-Air Memphis A320s SU-PBD  and SU-PBE  have reportedly arrived at Goodyear for parting out. Confirmation of their arrival will be appreciated.
06Dec 05-5153 C17A
09Dec 84-0207 C130
09Dec 80-0321 C130
09Dec N698SS B722+
09Dec N756AF B757+
13Dec N697BJ DC93+
15Dec C-FPWD A320 AC Jetz+
16Dec N673UA B763 UAL+
17Dec N675UA B763 UAL+
17Dec N237NW DC10 NWA+
17Dec C-GQCA A320 AC Jetz+
+ sports charter
14Dec B73G N261WN  to Southwest at Phoenix
ASH6932 CRJ9 GYR-PHX
N650BR CRJ2 TUS-YUL
N953PG MD80 ROW-SJO
AMX875 MD87 MEX-PHX-GYR (N1075T)
N311DL B732 VCV-SBD
N330DL B732 VCV-FLL
N376DL B732 VCV-YLW
N477GX B738 airtest VCV
N604UA B767 VCV-OAK
N703BA B777 MZJ-ARG
CTT7764 B722 SBD-FWA
N440JS D328 IGM-HYI
N192AT B733 ANC-GYR
N515MG Mig15 MHV-CDC
UPS9301 MD11 ROW-HNL
N305AW B733 VCV-GWO
AMX879 MD80 GDL-PHX-MZJ (EI-BTY)
NWA9750 B757 MZJ-SAT
NWA9751 DC93 MZJ-DHN
VP-BBG B733 MZJ-TUS-YYR-KEF
BOE455 B747 IAB-GYR (N73717)
VP-BBH B733 MZJ-TUS-YYR-KEF
N193AT B733 ANC-GYR
N310DL B732 SBD-YMX
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. Codes can be translated at The Airline Codes Website:
New slides for sale and auction:
New photos from the region: