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Email Autor Correction ID #1172540 / 1199 Views
27-August-2009
G-BYGD After making an emergency landing at Lajes due to electrical problems on August 24th 2009, this 744 is seen here departing back to the United Kingdom! (more of G-BYGD)
Email Autor Correction ID #1171050 / 1072 Views
30-May-2011
N603AX During May and June 2011 we got a lot Air Mobility Command (AMC) flights operated by OAI DC-10's! Here is one of them landing on half width rwy33! Too bad these magnificent aircraft are disappearing from the skies... (more of N603AX)
Email Autor Correction ID #1128027 / 4684 Views
1-April-2012
UR-82060 Third time at Lajes but it is always a big thrill to see the giant of the skies in my home airport. The AN225 stoped at Lajes for fuel during its long flight which start at UKKM, then LIMC where it onload its cargo, then Lajes and from Lajes to CYQX, then KBGR and finaly Wichita (KICT) in Kansas, USA where it unload. [Canon 350D + 100-400L IS USM] (more of UR-82060)
Email Autor Correction ID #1111557 / 883 Views
10-September-2011
N928NA "NASA 928" lining up runway 15 for departure. What a strange, but great looking aircraft!! [Canon 350D + 100-400L IS USM] (more of N928NA)
Email Autor Correction ID #1109189 / 931 Views
9-December-2011
86-0164 (LN) Stopped by the arresting cable, it's time for the firefighters to check if everything is ok before anyone else aproaches the aircraft!! [Canon 350D + 100-400L IS USM] (more of 86-0164)
Email Autor Correction ID #1050229 / 355 Views
6-September-2009
150521 Very strange antenna on the top of the fuselage!! This NP-3D belongs to the Air Test and Evaluation Squadron Three Zero (VX-30) "Bloodhounds", based at NAS Point Mugu, California. [Canon 350D + 100-400L IS USM]
Email Autor Correction ID #1048369 / 191 Views
4-March-2011
156528 "Navy PR-528" receiving fuel for another long flight. This ARIES II is assigned to the Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron One (VQ-1) 'World Watchers', based at NAS Whidbey Island, Washington. [Canon 350D + 100-400L IS USM]
Email Autor Correction ID #1048007 / 256 Views
11-May-2011
ZD748 2 Sqn “Shiny Two” with the special 95th anniversary markings. What a great looking Tornado!! [Canon 350D + 100-400L IS USM] (more of ZD748)
Email Autor Correction ID #1047975 / 331 Views
7-May-2011
R09-001 The first Pakistan Air force IL-78 Midas at Lajes on its first trip to the United states!!! Ex. Ukraine Busol Air Lines. [Canon 350D + 100-400L IS USM] (more of R09-001)
Email Autor Correction ID #1047715 / 150 Views
1-December-2010
159503 The Orion is such an elegant aircraft!! This one is assigned to Patrol Squadron Sixteen (VP-16) 'War Eagles', based at NAS Jacksonville, Florida. [Canon 350D + 100-400L IS USM]
Email Autor Correction ID #1047370 / 187 Views
31-December-2010
63-8006 100th ARW Stratotanker lining up on runway 15 for departure as the tanker of 2 LN F-15E's. [Canon 350D + 100-400L IS USM] (more of 63-8006)
Email Autor Correction ID #1003675 / 208 Views
2-February-2010
ZD790 The second of three Tornadoes and a L1011 which landed at Lajes on this gorgeous winter afternoon. [Canon 350D + 100-400L IS USM] (more of ZD790)
Email Autor Correction ID #1003171 / 171 Views
27-August-2008
Z21117 My first C-130B shot!! A very rare visitor at Lajes, ex USAF 59-1528. [Canon 350D + 100-400L IS USM] (more of Z21117)
Email Autor Correction ID #1003013 / 134 Views
14-July-2010
MM7026 An 154°Gruppo CBO Tornado arriving at Lajes as It returns home from the Red Flag 2010. Notice the ISAF (International Security Assistance Force) insignia near the engine intake, and the bomb mark under the cockpit!!! [Canon 350D + 100-400L IS USM] (more of MM7026)
Email Autor Correction ID #1002987 / 164 Views
30-November-2010
02 C143A from the USCG rotating on runway 33. [Canon 350D + 100-400L IS USM]
Email Autor Correction ID #1002834 / 527 Views
6-December-2010
79-0207 Huge speed brake!! Ex. 81st FS, this A-10C now belongs to the 75th Fighter Squadron 'Tiger Sharks', based at Moody AFB, Georgia. [Canon 350D + 100-400L IS USM] (more of 79-0207)
Email Autor Correction ID #1002742 / 645 Views
28-November-2010
61-0276 Lining up on runway 15 for take-off as a support aircraft for the 6 VMFA-232 F18's which departured a few minutes before. Notice the "Czech Capital USA" nose art!! [Canon 350D + 100-400L IS USM] (more of 61-0276)
Email Autor Correction ID #1002637 / 88 Views
30-November-2010
19503 Touch and go on runway 33. This Puma belongs to the Esquadra 752 'Pumas', based at Lajes BA4. [Canon 350D + 100-400L IS USM]
Email Autor Correction ID #1002578 / 156 Views
30-November-2010
ZJ914 1 of 4 Typhoons which landed at Lajes on this afternoon!! All 4 are from the the 17(Reserve) Squadron, based at at RAF Coningsby. [Canon 350D + 100-400L IS USM] (more of ZJ914)
Email Autor Correction ID #1002377 / 221 Views
6-December-2010
158927 On these days it's rare to see some nice stickers, like this one, in the USN P-3's!! This aircraft belongs to Patrol Squadron Sixteen (VP-16) 'War Eagles', based at NAS Jacksonville, Florida. [Canon 350D + 100-400L IS USM]
Email Autor Correction ID #1002184 / 180 Views
11-December-2010
165348 I like the new paint job on this C130T, if you look closer you will see that this is not the usual USAF/USN/USMC kind of grey!! I'm wondering if I would find any pot of gold somewhere between the plane and the rainbow. I think the odds are for me to find a milk pot instead of gold... [Canon 350D + 100-400L IS USM]
Email Autor Correction ID #824549 / 506 Views
26-September-2008
161119 Nice "Digital" camouflage!! This Prowler belongs to the VMAQ-2 'Death Jesters' based at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina.
Email Autor Correction ID #824232 / 529 Views
14-September-2008
02-1099 AMC Charleston. Touch down! This Globemaster is from the 437th/315th Airlift Wing based at Charleston AFB, South Carolina. (more of 02-1099)