SkyHarbor and Downtown Phoenix.
“Cap’n, we’re a bit high on the approach.”
Overview of the PHX north complex. Looking straight down Runway 26.
PHX east transition.
Downtown Phoenix and Sky Harbor in view.
Let’s play a game: Spot the Citation
He was restricted to 5,000 after departing SDL while we were at 6,000 for the PHX east transition.
Another from Sedona.
The town of Oak Creek.
Upwind at Sedona.
The view from the airport restaurant patio.
On a one mile right 45 for Runway 21 at Sedona.
This was the view as we approached Sedona from the south. Absolutely amazing.
The Sedona airport rests on top of the plateau in the center right of the photo.
We transitioned over a very busy PHX at 4,500. There were 6 in line for departure and they were rolling as soon as the previous one was just a mile or two upwind.
I have quite a bit more Class B experience than my friend, so he flew while I worked the radios. I don’t know how kosher that is for GA flying, but we worked very well together and our individual work loads were reduced.