Getting ready to take off. Matt and Todd aren't sure what they got themselves into.
A pit mine near Casa Grande.
Picacho Peak toward Tucson.
Picacho Peak again.
Pinal County Airport, where many airplanes get parked for extended periods.
Flying over Marana Airport just north of Tucson.
Another shot of Marana.
Another pit mine just north of Tucson.
Left downwind departure from Tucson International, runway 11L.
The berg of Tucson slides beneath us.
The last outskirts of Tucson as we depart to the north, this time with only Todd and I.
Another shot back to Tucson as we depart.
You can almost see the Phoenix Valley through the light showers on the way back.
Todd trying his hand at piloting an airplane.
A few houses below.
Another shot of the mine near Tucson.
The outskirts of Marana.
Catching the right main gear in the shot.
A beautiful day for flying, despite the high overcast and light showers.