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Friday, 24 March 2017

Grumman EA-6B Prowler (G-128)

USMC
Grumman EA-6B Prowler (G-128)
162228
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-03-24

About to land on rwy 15! This "bird" belongs to VMAQ - 3. "Moon Dogs".

Thursday, 23 March 2017

Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner

Ethiopian Airlines
Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner
ET-AOQ
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-03-23

What a awesome movement at Lajes!
Flight 501 from Washington to Addis Ababa  had to divert to Lajes due a medical problem with one person of the crew! 

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Lockheed Martin F-16 F-16IQ (C Block 52)

Iraqi Air Force
Lockheed Martin F-16 F-16IQ (C Block 52)
1626
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-03-20

First of four F16 that landed at Lajes on a delivery flight to Iraqi Air Force!

Monday, 20 March 2017

Boeing 737-8AS

Ryanair
Boeing 737-8AS
EI-EKN
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-03-20

Almost landing on rwy 33. This flight ended in a medical emergency due medical problems with one of her passengers 

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

Eurofighter EF-2000 Typhoon S

Spain Air Force
Eurofighter EF-2000 Typhoon S
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Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-03-14

Four Spanish EF2000 ready to departure with one Italian KC767 on background also ready to departure on rwy15! 

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

CASA CN-235-100M

Spain Air Force
CASA CN-235-100M
T19B-02
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-03-14



Friday, 3 March 2017

Airbus A330 Voyager KC3 (A330-243MRTT)

Royal Air Force
Airbus A330 Voyager KC3 (A330-243MRTT)
ZZ338
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-03-02

Supporting the Tornados! I miss so much seeing the Royal Air Force supporting their fighters with L1011, VC10 or the very old Hawker Siddeley Nimrod.... Good old times :( 

Panavia Tornado GR4

Royal Air Force
Panavia Tornado GR4
EB-Q/ZA560
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-03-02

1 of 3 Panavia Tornados that landed yesterday at Lajes!

Thursday, 23 February 2017

Boeing KC-767A (767-2EY/ER)

Italian Air Force
Boeing KC-767A (767-2EY/ER)
MM62228
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-02-18

Only possible at LPLA! 

Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (717-148)

US - Air Force
Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker (717-148)
57-1428
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-02-22

Suporting three AV F16!