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Sunday, 25 February 2018

General Dynamics F-16C Fighting Falcon

US - Air Force
General Dynamics F-16C Fighting Falcon
87-0218
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2018-01-22

The 100th Fighter Squadron (100 FS) is a unit of the Alabama Air National Guard 187th Fighter Wing located at Montgomery Air National Guard Base, Alabama. Seen here almost ready to depart inbound home! 

Thursday, 22 February 2018

Boeing 747-433M(BDSF)

 Air Cargo Global
Boeing 747-433M(BDSF)
OM-ACJ
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2018-02-20

Backtracking on rwy 33 to depart on rwy 15 inbound Guatemala! 

Wednesday, 21 February 2018

Airbus A330 Voyager KC3 (A330-243MRTT)

Royal Air Force
Airbus A330 Voyager KC3 (A330-243MRTT)
ZZ335
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2018-02-20

Supporting four RAF eurofighters!

Eurofighter EF-2000 Typhoon FGR4

Royal Air Force
Eurofighter EF-2000 Typhoon FGR4
ZK304
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2018-02-20


One of four RAF EF2000 that arrived at Lajes yesterday!

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Boeing 747-433M(BDSF)

Air Cargo Global
Boeing 747-433M(BDSF)
OM-ACJ
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2018-02-20

What an unforgettable moment when you see a B747 take off at this angle!! Awesome! Very nice surprise also with this company from Slovakia at Lajes! Huge way to start the day! 

Monday, 19 February 2018

Bombardier CC-144C Challenger (604/CL-600-2B16)

Royal Canadian Air Force
Bombardier CC-144C Challenger (604/CL-600-2B16)
144618
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2018-02-16

Departing on rwy 33!

Saturday, 17 February 2018

Fairchild A-10C Thunderbolt II

US - Air Force
Fairchild A-10C Thunderbolt II
78-0616
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2018-02-15

"Tabor 81" flt arriving at Lajes!

Friday, 16 February 2018

Boeing 767-323/ER

American Airlines
Boeing 767-323/ER
N397AN
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2018-02-16

This B763 from AA was making the flight AAL206 when due some technical problem had to divert to Lajes field!

Boeing 767-323/ER

American Airlines
Boeing 767-323/ER
N349AN
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2018-02-16

AAL9650 arriving from New York at Lajes to pick up the passenger from another AA B767 that landed on Lajes by dawn! (that A/C wan making the flight AAL06 from Miami to Milan).

Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Panavia Tornado ECR

Italian Air Force
Panavia Tornado ECR
MM7070
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2018-02-13

Departing on rwy 33 inbound US!

Boeing E-3B Sentry (707-300)

US - Air Force
Boeing E-3B Sentry (707-300)
76-1605
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2018-02-12

Resting on appron "F"

Monday, 12 February 2018

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

Italian Air Force
Boeing KC-767A (767-2EY/ER)
MM62228
Lajes/Azores (LPLA)
2018-02-12

Awesome approach  made by these guys! Awesome to see some Italian tornados at Lajes again!