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Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Boeing E-3D Sentry AEW1 (707-300)

Royal Air Force
Boeing E-3D Sentry AEW1 (707-300)
ZH103
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2019-01-16

Amazing surprise this afternoon at Lajes! In photo we can see four RAF Eurofighter Typhoons, two RAF E3D Sentry (ZH103 and ZH101) one A330MRTT (ZZ338) also from RAF and finally a Germany Navy P3 (60+03). 

Monday, 14 January 2019

Fairchild A-10C Thunderbolt II

US - Air Force
Fairchild A-10C Thunderbolt II
80-0163
MI
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2019-01-10

Arriving at Lajes after a long flight from the USA!

Sunday, 6 January 2019

Airbus A330-323

Delta Airlines
Airbus A330-323
N805NW
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2019-01-06

"DL173" flight between Milan and New York had to divert to Lajes due to a medical emergency! 

Saturday, 5 January 2019

Airbus A330-323

Air Caraibes
Airbus A330-323
F-HPTP
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2019-01-05

Another medical emergency today at Lajes! This beautiful A330 had to divert to Lajes while making the flight between Paris and Fort-de-France! 

Airbus A330-243

Travel Service (CSA - Czech Airlines)
Airbus A330-243
OK-GBB
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2019-01-05

Flight TVP7620 from Warsaw to Punta Cana had to divert to lajes due a medical problem with one of her passengers! 

Friday, 4 January 2019

McDonnell Douglas CF-188A Hornet (CF-18A)

Royal Canadian Air Force
McDonnell Douglas CF-188A Hornet (CF-18A)
188742
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2019-01-03

Testing the north arresting cable! 

Thursday, 3 January 2019

McDonnell Douglas CF-188A Hornet (CF-18A)

Royal Canadian Air Force
McDonnell Douglas CF-188A Hornet (CF-18A)
-
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2019-01-03

Five CF188 from RCAF arriving at Lajes Field! Once on the ground they made an arresting cable test (barrier test). will upload some photos of that too! What a way to start 2019!!

Monday, 10 December 2018

ATR ATR-72-500 (ATR-72-212A)

Swiftair
ATR ATR-72-500 (ATR-72-212A)
EC-MAF
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2018-12-08

On background a Dash400 and a P3 from Portuguese Air Force! 

Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Boeing 777-236/ER

British Airways
Boeing 777-236/ER
G-VIIL
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2018-11-20

Unloading passengers after medical emergency! Flight BA2155 between London and Bridgetown.

Monday, 19 November 2018

Lockheed Martin F-35I "Adir"

Israel - Air Force
Lockheed Martin F-35I "Adir" 
921
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2018-11-18

Arriving yesterday at Lajes! Delivery flight to Israel Air Force! 

Monday, 12 November 2018

Grumman EA-6B Prowler (G-128)

US - Marine Corps
Grumman EA-6B Prowler (G-128)
162230
VMAQ-2
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2018-11-12

Arriving at Lajes!

Sunday, 28 October 2018

Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules (L-382G)

Prescott Support
Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules (L-382G)
N3755P
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2018-10-28

Almost ready to depart on rwy 33!