H5 AND NASCAR

H5 AND NASCAR

Over the weekend, H5 Charter was contacted to take some new clients to NASCAR. NASCAR, the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is an American auto racing sanctioning and operating company that is best known for stock-car racing. It was founded in 1948 and is based in Daytona Beach, Florida and in Charlotte, North Carolina. The 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series is the...

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H5 CHARTER TO THE RESCUE

H5 CHARTER TO THE RESCUE

Yesterday Western Area Power Association (WAPA) had an outage at Newman Peak located in Pinal County, Arizona. The team needed to get engineers to the top and their helicopter was in another part of the state and was unavailable…. So, WAPA reached out to H5 Charter and Chief Pilot Mitch Kelldorf and Nelson Rood fortunately were available to pick up...

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H5 Charter and the Phoenix Open

H5 Charter and the Phoenix Open

The Phoenix Open (known as the Waste Management Phoenix Open) was held at the Tournament Players Club (TPC) in Scottsdale this past week. H5 Charter flew new clients and friends to the Open for a wonderful weekend. The tournament was originally the Arizona Open, but was known for most of its history as the Phoenix Open until the investment bank Friedman Billings Ramsey became the title sponsor in October...

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Let H5 Charter take you to Lake Powell

Let H5 Charter take you to Lake Powell

Lake Powell was created in 1963 when the Glen Canyon Dam held back the waters of the Colorado River, forming a vast blue lake surrounded by beautiful sandstone walls. Remarkably, it took 17 years for the lake to fill the canyon to the high water mark (3700′ above sea level), giving America its second largest man-made lake – and a...

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FLY WITH H5 TO FLAGSTAFF FOR A GREAT WINTER TRIP

FLY WITH H5 TO FLAGSTAFF FOR A GREAT WINTER TRIP

Arizona locals (and those tourists who have visited the Northern Arizona region during the winter season) are probably well aware of Northern Arizona’s reputation as one of the Southwest’s most spectacular winter destinations. To those not familiar with the diverse terrain that make up Arizona, thoughts of cacti, palm trees, and endless strip malls may be the only thing on...

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FLY WITH US TO THE SUPERSTITIONS

FLY WITH US TO THE SUPERSTITIONS

Around 800 A.D. many gathering and hunting Indians lived near the Superstition Mountains, followed by Hohokan villagers utilizing various agricultural practices.  Up to the middle of the 1800’s, the area was inhabited by Yavapai Indians and occasionally Apaches. In the late 1800’s mining took place in the region as gold fever took hold here, as in many spots in the...

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H5 FLIES TO ARAVAIPA CANYON

H5 FLIES TO ARAVAIPA CANYON

This week one of many flights that H5 Charter took was with a group to Aravaipa Canyon, Arizona. Water flows. Trees take root along the canyon floor. Everywhere you look, things grow along Aravaipa Creek: willows and cottonwoods, tall sycamores and gnarly mesquites. Cholla and saguaro cactus. It’s as if someone has torn a gash in the desert and keeps...

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