Remarks: Rwy 06-24 [Dimension-Surface (m): 2377 X 45 Asphalt]; Rwy 14-32 one of the longest rwy in Europe [Dimension-Surface (m): 3544 X 60 Asphalt]. Spectacular aerial photo of Malta International Airport taken from FL070 aboard the Socata TB-20 Trinidad N123XX.
Remarks: Built in 1961 and named 'Spirit of Minot'- Landed on 25-Sep-2003/AM after approx. 11hr direct flight from its home base Minot AFB, North Dakota. Seen on departure from rwy 14!!! * Participating at the Malta International Airshow 2003.
Remarks: Spectacular aerial view from low altitude, of SPS Principe de Asturias (R11) Spanish Navy aircraft carrier making a port-call in Valletta Grand Harbour at 0815LT. * The following were spotted on/under the deck: 1x AB.212; 4x SH-3H; 1x Hughes 369M; 8x EAV-8B+ Harrier II Matador.
Remarks: (cn 208-0299) Mfr: 1999. [Certified Ceiling ft/m: 20,000/6,069; Stall Speed (Ldg) kts/km: 59/109; Standard Empty Weight lbs/kg: 4,980/2,259]. The largest Fixed Wing Single-Engine (Turbo-Prop) aircraft on floats built today is often called "the ultimate amphibian". * Exclusive aerial photo of the Cessna Amphibian on board the 'Golden Shadow' yacht limits of Mellieha Bay (North Sector) taken from N73318 Cessna 172M Skyhawk Custom Aerial Photos, featured for the 1st time with pleasure on jetphotos.net, dedicated to both pilots!
Remarks: Ex. registration: HZ-SAM with Ashmawi Aviation (Saudi Arabia); cn: U206-04128. Mistra Bay, a former base for seaplanes, saw the return of an amphibian aircraft. In the World War II and even earlier Mistra Bay was used as an alternative base for seaplanes when the weather would not allow landing at Marsaxlokk, which was the main base. * Photo of me and Victor Mercieca together with the pilot of the amphibian, prior taxing down the slipway for departure enroute to Malta Intl Airport.
Remarks: ABN - IBN - ALS : 14, 32, 06, 24 - PAPI : 06/24, 14/32 - ILS : 14/32 - THRL - RL - RCLL 14/32 - TWYL - OBSTL - WDI. Rwy 14-32 one of the longest runways in Europe [Dimension (m) - Surface: 3544 X 60 Asphalt]; Rwy 06-24 [Dimension (m) - Surface: 2377 X 45 Asphalt]. Aerial photo of Malta International Airport taken from FL170 over the South Sector of our island on board the Socata TB-20 Trinidad N123XX while testing the new portable in-flight supplemental oxygen system. http://www.flightlinemalta.com/AirportOverviews/
Remarks: A very beautiful view of Gozo, Comino and Mellieha. Xewkija Heliport (GZM / LMMG) rwy 28/10, length 174 meters, width 22 meters. The western and eastern helipad is of concrete and the middle is covered with asphalt.