Tuesday, August 9, 2005 11:00 pm
August 10, 2005 - Growing up in Maryland, Charlie Mangum lived a
life that most kids - or at least those who aspired to be pilots -
only dreamed about.
Wednesday, April 8, 2009 11:00 pm
WWII bombers will be at the Marana Regional Airport, 11700 W.
Avra Valley Road, for walk-through tours and flights from April 17
Wednesday, June 5, 2013 4:00 am
Marana’s proximity to the Tucson and Phoenix metropolitan areas makes it one of the better-positioned communities in the state. With Interstate 10, the Union Pacific Railroad and two airports within the town’s borders and planning area, Marana has become a hub for people wanting to live or do business in Southern Arizona.
Tuesday, July 27, 2004 11:00 pm
Construction has begun on 120 hangars at the Marana Northwest
Regional Airport to provide inside parking for additional planes
and cut into the waiting list of 268 aircraft owners who want to
keep their planes there.
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 11:00 pm
A Consolidated B-24 Liberator comes down for landing last Friday
at the Marana Regional Airport, which hosted the Wings of Freedom
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, A Consolidated B-24 Liberator comes down for landing last Friday at the Marana Regional Airport, which hosted the Wings of Freedom Tour.
Hank Schaller, left, Al Arreola, middle, and Andy Anzanos, right, all WWII veterans, stand out on the Marana Regional Airport’s tarmac as WWII bombers land last Friday.
Thursday, May 1, 2008 11:00 pm
A car commercial shot at
the Marana Regional Airport last month has recently started
circulating on the Internet and television.
A WWII B-17 flies over the Marana Regional Airport last Friday for the annual Wings of Freedom tour put on by the Collings Foundation.
A B-17 bomber, juxtaposed against the Tucson Mountains, lands at the Marana Regional Airport last Friday as part of the Collings Foundation’s Wings of Freedom tour.
Photo courtesy of Northwest Fire, A plane crashed at Marana Regional Airport Saturday morning and its pilot, instructor Robert Cloutier, died as a result of the crash. A 16-year-old passenger, Julia Nicholson, was expected to be released from the hospital Monday or Tuesday of this week.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer Jennifer Treese, the executive assistant for the Marana Regional Airport, and pilot Doug Rozendaal chat near the P-51C Mustang shortly after landing Friday afternoon. The two took the plane from Phoenix to Marana for the Wings of Freedom Tour held over the weekend.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Dick Adams, a volunteer with the Collings Foundation, adjusts a propeller on a B-24 shortly after the plane landed at the Marana Regional Airport last Friday. The B-24, a B-17 and a P-51C Mustang were available for people to walk through and fly on while they made their stop over the weekend.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Richard Rohrdanz, right, and David Lawrence, both volunteers with the Collings Foundation, set up a perimeter rope shortly after the planes landed.
Wednesday, April 4, 2012 4:00 am
It was nearly 12 years ago when an MV-22 Osprey Rotor Aircraft crashed at the Marana Regional Airport and burst into flames, killing 19 Marines on April 8, 2000.
Tuesday, August 31, 2010 11:00 pm
A flight instructor involved in a Saturday morning airplane
crash at Marana Regional Airport has died of his injuries,
according to Northwest Fire Captain Adam Goldberg.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 3:00 am
Northwest Tucson resident Al Arreola was one of the United
States Army Air Corps airmen who were placed in the ball turret
below a bomber airplane during World War II. Last week, he got to
take another, more comfortable look inside.
Tuesday, December 16, 2003 12:00 am
Nearly a dozen A-4 Skyhawk attack jets in storage for more than
20 years will be providing jobs in Marana over the next few
Wednesday, March 27, 2002 12:00 am
The third of a series on Marana's past, present and future along
the Santa Cruz River
Tuesday, March 30, 2004 12:00 am
With an eye on projects and benefits the town would receive, the
Marana Town Council voted unanimously at its meeting March 16 to
throw its support behind all six questions listed on Pima County's
bond election scheduled for May 18.
Thursday, October 12, 2006 11:00 pm
October 11, 2006 - The silver-haired Dove Mountain resident
strolled in a couple minutes late and took a seat in the back of
Tuesday, June 8, 2004 11:00 pm
Marana's contribution to the Greater Tucson Economic Council
would be pared to its lowest level in more than eight years if the
Town Council approves the funding for GTEC now being recommended by
Town Manager Mike Reuwsaat.
Monday, June 12, 2006 11:00 pm
June 7, 2006 - Hanging by its guts to its historic midtown
location, Rillito Racetrack might have an out.
Wednesday, May 18, 2011 3:00 am
In its second round of budget planning for the upcoming
2011-2012 fiscal year, the Marana Town Council on May 10 reviewed
the proposed enterprise funds, and were updated on how the latest
legislative session will impact the town.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 3:00 am
Being the newest member of the Marana Town Council feels like
walking uphill on snow; you make progress but you slip a lot.
Government works much differently than owning a business, and
things get done a lot quicker in my private working world than in
my new political role.