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Amphi students fly high on success of drone designs

Amphi students fly high on success of drone designs

Students from Amphitheater Middle School got to fly high over Marana Saturday as a reward for excelling in the classroom.

May 11, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Planes that helped win WWII touch down in Marana show

Planes that helped win WWII touch down in Marana show

If B-17, B-24 and P-51 sound like bingo numbers to you, it’s time you brushed up on your World War II history.

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Pilot soars in restored vintage plane

Pilot soars in restored vintage plane

After spending more than three years refurbishing a Lockheed Vega — a collector’s item — pilot John Magoffin  took his baby out for a spin.

December 18, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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1st Air Force One fades in Marana

1st Air Force One fades in Marana

The aircraft that once spirited President Dwight D. Eisenhower on cross-country voyages now sits in a field that's part of Marana Regional Airport, decaying under the relentless glare of the sun.

July 11, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Mourners in Marana say goodbye to fallen firefighter

Mourners in Marana say goodbye to fallen firefighter

Mourners gathered in Marana this afternoon to say farewell to William "Billy" Warneke, one of 19 firefighters killed last month battling a wildfire near Prescott.

July 10, 2013 3:28 pm Photos

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Wreckage of Marana-bound plane found in California

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. — The wreckage of a single-engine plane reported missing on a flight from Northern California to Arizona has been found.

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Enthusiasm soars at 'Wings of Freedom'

Enthusiasm soars at 'Wings of Freedom'

William R. Weiss, 91, grins following his flight in a P-51 WWll fighter plane during the Collings Foundation's "Wings of Freedom Tour." He was treated to the surprise ride by his son John Miller.

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Enthusiasm soars at 'Wings of Freedom'

Enthusiasm soars at 'Wings of Freedom'

Vernon and Susan Hamilton imagine the small stature necessary to man the belly turret of the B-17 bomber. "Wings of Freedom Tour" was held at the Marana Regional Airport Friday-Sunday.

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Enthusiasm soars at 'Wings of Freedom'

Enthusiasm soars at 'Wings of Freedom'

Aircraft enthusiast Jim Butler stands between machine guns inside a B-17 bomber.

April 26, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

New name for Marana airport maintenance center

The longtime Evergreen Maintenance Center at the Pinal Air Park in Marana is getting a new name: Marana Aerospace Solutions.

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Council considers several issues, including fireworks, new interchange

The Marana Town Council considered a hodgepodge of issues at its Oct. 12 study session, including a grant amendment for the Marana Regional Airport, greenhouse gas emissions, rules for fireworks use, the Twin Peaks Interchange and an updated town website.

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Bomber's-eye view

Bomber's-eye view

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Bomber's-eye view

Bomber's-eye view

The bombardier seat and bomb site in the nose of the B-17 Flying Fortress Friday April 23, 2010,cq,(FRIDAY APRIL 23, 2010) in Marana, Arizona at the Marana Regional Airport. Photo by Benjie Sanders/Arizona Daily Star *NO MAGS/NO SALES/MANDATORY CREDIT* TRANSMISSION #149065.

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