Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Grumman American G-1159B Gulfstream II-B

Missile Defense Agency
Grumman American G-1159B Gulfstream II-B
N178B
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-10-17

Arriving at Lajes!

Saturday, 14 October 2017

McDonnell Douglas KC-10A Extender (DC-10-30CF)

US - Air Force
McDonnell Douglas KC-10A Extender (DC-10-30CF)
87-0187
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-10-13

Almost landing on rwy15!

Boeing EA-18G Growler

US - Navy
Boeing EA-18G Growler
VAQ-132
166940 / 540
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-10-13

One of five EA18G "Growlers" that arrived yesterday at Lajes! One is seen here entering taxiway "H" after backtracking on rwy due to some closed taxiways! They belong to VAQ-132 "Scorpions" and they are based at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island! 

Friday, 13 October 2017

Smile!

Air Europa
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Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-06-23

Crew of an  Embraer 195LR (ERJ-190-200LR) from Air Europa! (EC-LKM). The ladys were far more beautiful than the airplane! :)

Boeing 767-323/ER

ATI
Boeing 767-323/ER
N395CM
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-10-12

Short after landing on rwy 15! This is a former American Airlines aircraft (N378AN)

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Airbus A340-312

TAP
Airbus A340-312
CS-TOD
Lajes/Azorees (LPLA)
2017-10-10

Welcome back at Terceira! So many years without seeing this beauty!

McDonnell Douglas KC-10A Extender (DC-10-30CF)

US - Air Force
McDonnell Douglas KC-10A Extender (DC-10-30CF)
82-0193
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-10-08

Very friendly crew! Thanks guys! 

Grumman EA-6B Prowler (G-128)

USMC
Grumman EA-6B Prowler (G-128)
163032
VMAQ-3
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-10-08

Short after landing on rwy 33 on a beautiful Autumn afternoon!

Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Antonov An-124-100 Ruslan

Maximus Air Cargo
Antonov An-124-100 Ruslan
UR-ZYD
Off - Airport - Cabo da Praia 
2017-09-21


Seen here after departing on rwy 15 after a refuel stop! 

Monday, 25 September 2017

McDonnell Douglas KC-10A Extender (DC-10-30CF)

US - Air Force
McDonnell Douglas KC-10A Extender (DC-10-30CF)
87-0120
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-09-25

Short after landing on rwy 15! Supporting three F16!

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

Iraqi Air Force
Lockheed Martin F-16 F-16IQ (C Block 52)
1630
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-09-25

One of three F16 that landed at Lajes today! 

Boeing C-17A Globemaster III

Hungary - Air Force (NATO)
Boeing C-17A Globemaster III
02
Off-Airport - Praia da Vitória
2017-09-14