Douglas DC-3 NC75028 (c/n 6053)
Arizona Airways Inc
was founded in 1942 by H.O. "Rocky" Nelson as a flight
air mail services from Phoenix to El Paso in September
1945. Later cities included
Prescott and Tucson.
Arizona Airways was, in fact, one of the first Local Service airlines
albeit with a fleet of only three DC-3s. The company merged with
already acquired Challenger Airlines) in April of 1950. Two
months later, on 1
its name to Frontier.