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Though quieter than nearby Phoenix, Tucson is served by an unusual mix of types and operators. By Nigel Howarth

Tucson

Photo: Though quieter than nearby Phoenix, Tucson is served by an unusual mix of types and operators. By Nigel Howarth

 

For most aviation enthusiasts, the mention of Tucson will bring to mind one thing: Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. However, while the vast military storage facility (often referred to as ‘The Boneyard’ or AMARG after its official USAF title, the 309th Aircraft Maintenance and Regeneration Group) makes Arizona’s second city a mecca for aircraft spotters, Tucson Airport (TUS) is important in its own right.

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