The Queen of the Skies touches down in Phoenix, AZ at sunset after a long flight from England.
A full ramp of KC-135's for the Arizona National Guard's 161st Air Refueling Wing at Sky Harbor International Airport.
Awaiting takeoff clearance during blue hour.
The sun dips below the cloud layers for one last show before sunset. Taken from 16,000' while monsoon storms scattered the skies.
FIFI is seen here making a low pass over Prescott's Earnest A. Love Field during the Airpower History Tour.
A 445th Airlift Squadron Globemaster rests on the ramp under the cover of darkness.
The main street in Tombstone, Arizona. It took a lot of patience in order to get this shot in without anyone in "current era" clothing walking by.
A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 taxis to the runway shortly after sunrise in Phoenix, AZ
Valley of Sunsets
The Sky Harbor control tower stands tall in front of another amazing Arizona sunset. Downtown Phoenix can be seen in the distance.
Lost Dutchman Road in Apache Junction, AZ heads eastbound towards the Superstition Mountains.
A South Carolina ANG F-16 departs Tucson, Arizona just after sunset.
Scorpion Gulch sits just outside the entrance to the South Mountain Preserve in Phoenix, Arizona.
A dust storm (haboob) engulfs the Phoenix area right at sunset.
A FedEx Express MD11 departs Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport with the downtown skyline in the background.
The famous O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Arizona.
It appears the Lioness has spotted something interesting...
Overlooking the wet ramp of Terminal 4 at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport at Sunset. Scattered thunderstorms moved through in the late evening to make this image pop with color and contrast.
Bow to the Queen
Face to Face with the Queen of the Skies.
A United Airbus A320 taxis out for departure at daybreak in Phoenix, Arizona.
Tanker 07, a P-2V Neptune operated by Neptune Aviation Services, departs Prescott, Arizona while Tankers 12 and 45 rest and get some TLC on the ramp in the background.
The old mining town of Goldfield sits in the shadow of the Superstition Mountains.
The sun crests the horizon as a Boeing 757 takes to the skies in Phoenix, Arizona.
This Commemorative Air Force SNJ-5 Texan rests on the ramp at Williams Gateway Airport in Mesa, Arizona.
Getting a little tired as the day comes to a close. I was happy I was able to catch her in mid-yawn so I could capture those 6 inch fangs!
Downtown Phoenix, Arizona about 15 minutes before sunset on a stormy summer evening.
An Ameriflight Beechcraft 1900 Airliner rests on the cargo ramp in Tucson, Arizona at sunset.
The Face of FIFI
Pictured at the Airpower History Tour in Prescott, Arizona.
A U.S. Airways A320 departs into the setting sun in Phoenix, Arizona.
Up close and personal with the #2 Wright Cyclone R-1820 SER engine of the great "Sentimental Journey", a Boeing B-17G warbird.
A long exposure image of the Phoenix Sky Harbor control tower at night, with the light trails from a departing jet.
The old Nothing truck stop sign along highway 93 between Wickenburg, Arizona and Wikiup, Arizona.
One of my favorite pictures taken to date of any style. The lighting, the look on the Lioness' face, the sharpness of the photograph, it all just combined to make this one an instant favorite for me.