Sunday, 25 June 2017

Boeing P-8A Poseidon (737-8FV)

US - Navy
Boeing P-8A Poseidon (737-8FV)
VP-5
168437
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-06-25

Arriving at lajes! This one belongs to VP-5 "Mad Foxes" that is one of the oldest squadrons in the US Military! 

Friday, 23 June 2017

Embraer 195LR (ERJ-190-200LR)

Air Europa
Embraer 195LR (ERJ-190-200LR)
EC-LKM
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-06-23

Departing on rwy 15 on a beautiful sunny day!

Saturday, 17 June 2017

Boeing 777-323/ER

American Airlines
Boeing 777-323/ER
N720AN
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-06-17

Emergency landing!
Flight AA57 from London to Miami had to divert to Lajes due a medical problem with one of the passengers! 

Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Airbus A340-313

Hi Fly
Airbus A340-313
9H-TQM
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-06-07

Alomst ready to depart on rwy 33 inbound Boston! Operating for Azores Airlines. Wears the titles of S3 Swiss Space Systems and Mirpuri Foundation - For A Better World. Previously registered CS-TQM.

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Boeing 747-428M(BCF)

National Airlines
Boeing 747-428M(BCF)
N952CA
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-06-06

What an awesome surprise at Lajes! Queen of the Skies!

Monday, 5 June 2017

McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II+

US - Marine Corps
McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II+
165389
VMA-231 "Aces Of Spades!"
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-06-04

Face to face with this harrier on taxiway "H"! 

Sunday, 4 June 2017

AgustaWestland EH-101 Mk514

Portuguese Air Force
AgustaWestland EH-101 Mk514
19602
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-06-04

Training flight over taxiway "J"

Airbus A400M Atlas

German Air Force
Airbus A400M Atlas
5402
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-06-03

Departing on rwy 15 inbound the USA! 

Airbus A340-313

Hi Fly
Airbus A340-313
9H-SUN
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-06-04

Arriving at Terceira after a cery short flight from Ponta Delgada!

Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Boeing 777-328/ER

Air France
Boeing 777-328/ER
F-GSQP
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-05-31

Emergency landing! This B777 while making the flighjt AF792 from Paris to Pointe-a-Pitre had to divert to Lajes due a medical problem with one of her passengers. Seen here facing strong winds on landing on rwy 15 after a few minutes dumping fuel.

Boeing C-17A Globemaster III

Royal Air Force
Boeing C-17A Globemaster III
ZZ175
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-05-28

Almost ready to depart on rwy 33!

Airbus ACJ319 (A319-115/CJ)

German Air Force
Airbus ACJ319 (A319-115/CJ)
1501
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-05-30

Almost landing on rwy15! This is one of the two A319CJ that GAF have in their inventory!