Originally delivered to Republic in 1986 as N604RC and later flew for Northwest; was traded to America West in 1987. Flight 454 to Phoenix.
Departing from the Valley of the Sun?? More like the Valley of the Clouds this morning.
Departing during a rain shower.
On short final for 25R
Taxiing down to Runway 08 for departure.
Departing Runway 08.
Note the US flag in the tractor.