Friday, 8 December 2017

Boeing F15 SA

Royal Saudi Air Force
Boeing F15 SA
12-1055
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-12-08

Arrival at Lajes of three more F15 in a delivery flight to RSAF! 

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Boeing F15 SA

Royal Saudi Air Force
Boeing F15 SA
12-1056
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-12-05

One of three F15 that landed today at Lajes in a delivery flight to the  Saudi Air Force.

Monday, 27 November 2017

McDonnell Douglas F/A-18D Hornet

US - Marine Corps
McDonnell Douglas F/A-18D Hornet
164901
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-11-21

Departing on rwy33!! 

Bombardier DHC-8-402 Q400

SATA - Air Azores
Bombardier DHC-8-402 Q400
CS-TRE
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-11-21

Busy morning with a Dash400 from SATA landing on rwy 33 with some trafic waiting for depature! 

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

McDonnell Douglas F/A-18D Hornet

US - Marine Corps
McDonnell Douglas F/A-18D Hornet
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Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-11-21

Seven airplanes on frame! We can see on taxiway "papa" Blue 21 and 22 (86-0028 / 87-0120)  on taxiway "charlie" two F18 (164505 / 164876) and on rwy 33 another three F18's (164957 / 164723 / 164901) ready to depart! 





McDonnell Douglas F/A-18D Hornet

US - Marine Corps
McDonnell Douglas F/A-18D Hornet
164878
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-11-21

Almost ready to depart on rwy 33! Very nice "tiger" paint scheme on this hornet! 

Monday, 20 November 2017

McDonnell Douglas F/A-18D Hornet

US - Marine Corps
McDonnell Douglas F/A-18D Hornet
164957
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-11-20

One of five F/A-18D that landed today at lajes. These ones belongs to Marine All Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 224 (VMFA(AW)-224. The "Fighting Bengals", are based at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, South Carolina.

Friday, 10 November 2017

Lockheed Martin KC-130J Hercules (L-382G)

US - Marine Corps
Lockheed Martin KC-130J Hercules (L-382G)
168073
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-07-21

Arriving at Lajes after a long flight from CYYT supporting some MV22!

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Lockheed CC-130H Hercules (C-130H/L-382)

Royal Canadian Air Force
Lockheed CC-130H Hercules (C-130H/L-382)
130333
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-11-06

Nice sticker on the nose "424 "Tiger" Transport and Rescue Squadron 75th Anniversary"

Monday, 6 November 2017

Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II

Israel - Air Force
Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II
911
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-11-06

Delivery flight to IDF! 

Airbus ACJ319 (A319-133/CJ)

German Air Force
Airbus ACJ319 (A319-133/CJ)
1501
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2017-10-26

Few minutes after landing on a training mission!

Friday, 3 November 2017

Lockheed P-3C CUP+ Orion (exercise "Lusitano 17")

Portuguese Air Force
Lockheed P-3C CUP+ Orion
14808
Off - Airport - Praia da Vitória
2017-10-26

Low pass over praia!