Support plane for the NASA WB-57F updated version (N926NA) that landed that day.
"NASA 928" lining up runway 15 for departure. What a strange, but great looking aircraft!!
Ponta Delgada airport overview. A310 and A320 of Sata Intl can be seen on the ramp.
Ponta Delgada airport just before landing.
S. Jorge airport overview after the recent construction works to include RESA on both runways, a new tower and apron. Note the massive landfill that had to be built on the left.
SP437 to PDL ready for start up with CS-TRC behind ready for boarding.
This is the shortest runway SATA operates to/from.
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.
"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.
2 Sqn “Shiny Two” with the special 95th anniversary markings. What a great looking Tornado!!
The Orion is such an elegant aircraft!! This one is assigned to Patrol Squadron Sixteen (VP-16) 'War Eagles', based at NAS Jacksonville, Florida.
100th ARW Stratotanker lining up on runway 15 for departure as the tanker of 2 LN F-15E's.
My first ever glimpse of Azores, passing Praia da Vitória Bay on final approach to Lajes after a 4h flight from Lisbon. Photo taken from the observation window... the best seat in the house after ... (more)
Coming from St.Johns, night stop at Lajes and then inbound Tenerife.