Sawyer Aviation News

A BIG deal for new pilots

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Sawyer Aviation makes the dream of learning to fly a reality for only $199/month with the recent addition of the light-sport category – Cessna Skycatcher C162 N5204R – priced at only $99/hr*. The Cessna Skycatcher, or “162,” is one of the latest piston aircraft from the Cessna Aircraft company. The 162 is able to be used for the FAA’s new Sport-Pilot license. The Sport Pilot license allows Read more

Wings & Wheels 2013 – Scottsdale

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Wings & Wheels 2013

Wings & Wheels 2013

Wings & Wheels 2013 Scottsdale Airport this Saturday 12/14/13 11:00a – 3:00p, presented by Sawyer Aviation and Highline Autos. The Wings & Wheels event will have on display new aircraft, exotic & classic cars, custom motorcycles, private-charter aircraft, Read more

Ranking Arizona – Vote Now!

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It’s already the time to vote for the 2014 Ranking Arizona: The Best of Arizona Business. Please take a moment to vote for our company. You are able to cast your vote every 90 days and vote from multiple email addresses. We appreciate your vote!


Here is how you do it:

1. Please visit
2. Select the radio button “Search by name” and enter “Sawyer Aviation.”
3. Then Select the link that appears “Tourism\Aircraft Charter\Rental\Sawyer Aviation.”
4. Enter your email address and click the button “Cast my vote.” Read more

Curiosity Lands on Mars

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Sawyer Aviation congratulates Dr. Alberto Behar, his team, JPL in Pasadena, CA and NASA on the tremendous success of the Mars rover Curiosity’s successfully landing on the red planet. This is a momentous day for humanity in the exploration of other worlds. Thank you for renewing our belief that nothing is impossible.
Checkout this exciting video and story!

8 Questions with Celebrity Guest Aviator Pumpkin Pilot at Sawyer Aviation

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We are very excited here at Sawyer Aviation to have a special guest aviator with us this month, Pumpkin Pilot. We took some time earlier this week to sit down with him and find out what planted the seed in of his head and why he loves aviation! He really enjoys meeting and taking photos with all of our students and pilot instructors!

SA: So how’d you come up with the name Pumpkin Pilot? Was it a nickname from when you were younger, or something you came up with? I have to say it’s pretty unique.

PP: Well, my real name is Paul, or P. Umpkin. I’m round, I’m orange, I love airplanes…its an easy nickname to come up with I guess. I was teased as a child, but I’ve come to embrace it. Oh, and probably because I’m a flying pumpkin.
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Gala season starts to take off in Scottsdale with the help of Sawyer Aviation

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Sawyer Aviation donates two charter flights to the Scottsdale Active 20-30 Club to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Scottsdale. The Nite Flite Gala was held at the Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale.

For photos click here and here.

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Journey to Colorado for a New Tail Number, Farewell 21756

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Early this 4th of July weekend, 21756 was flown to Colorado for a few changes. In a few weeks our plane will return with a new paint scheme and a new tail number! Here are some photos from the flight from Scottsdale (KSDL) to Denver Colorado (KAPA). Read more

Sedona Fly In and Pink Jeep Tour

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Sedona Fly In This Saturday – May 7th, 2011

Come join us on the Sawyer Aviation Sedona Fly In and Pink Jeep Tour! Experience the red rocks of Sedona like never before! Get there in as little as 30-minutes. Tour Only: $79* Read more

Southwest Airlines Flight 812's hole in the aircraft fuselage – FOX News Sawyer Aviation live interview

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Friday’s April 1st, 2011, incident was no April Fool’s joke for the passengers and crew aboard a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-300 where a hole ripped open in the fuselage while it was en-route from Phoenix, AZ to Sacramento, CA causing it to divert to Yuma, AZ and make an emergency landing where all aboard landed safely.  Read more

Pima Air & Space Museum Fly In

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Sawyer’s First Fly-In for 2011!

Friday April 29th, 2011

Heading down to Tucson the check out the Pima Air and Space Museum, AMARG Boneyard and their new restaurant the Flight Grill. Read more