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Enter Air New Gen

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A couple of shots of Enter Air B738 SP-ESK, with the hybrid livery of Thailand airline New Gen Airways (ceased operations in 2019), arriving from Katowice, in the beggining of the month. Not the best weather or shots but it was the first time we got it here so, went for the old spotting saying....first you record and then you improve...  SP-ESK was the former New Gen Airways HS-NGP

AirX snow white....

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A few shots of the departure of AirX Mitsubishi CRJ-200ER 9H-JOY... Seen some pics of it with a livery that wasn't too bad....unfortunatelly, it's now all white.... Taken while waiting for the arrival of Portuguese Air Force EH-101 19602 with the Medevac from Spirit of Discovery cruise ship (check HERE )  Waiting for the clients... Taxiing on Bravo Rotate.... ...After which it went behind the plants....

Binter on the waiting....

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 From last Tuesday, while waiting for the departure of Portuguese Air Force EH-101 19602 (check HERE), made a few shots on the other traffic.... Binter ATR-72 EC-KSG "Malvasia" departing from runway 23 to Porto Santo (PXO/LPPS), on the last flight of the day...

Evacuação ao Spirit of Discovery

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Os meios da Força Aérea Portuguesa destacados no AM3 (C-295 e EH-101) foram ativados ontem à tarde para uma missão de Evacuação Médica ao navio de cruzeiro Spirit of Discovery, da Saga Cruises, que se encontrava em navegação para o Funchal mas ainda a uma distância considerável (chegou esta manhã, pelas 07:00 horas) Depois de passar pela Madeira, a recolher equipa Médica e reabastecer, o 19602 dirigiu-se para a zona de operações... Ficam uns registos da chegada com o paciente, lavagem do helicóptero e saída para treino ao largo do Funchal... Com a 23 em uso, desloquei-me para uma zona onde não tenho ido muito mas que daria para obter uns registos diferentes da chegada...infelizmente, devido a tráfego em holding no taxiway Bravo, acabariam por vir mais altos, para aterragem mais próximo ao taxiway seguinte... O strob do EH é sempre qualquer coisa de fantástico, quando temos a sorte de o apanhar... retirada do paciente e preparação de reabastecimento... ...com a saída da ambulância dos S

TUI BLUE

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Yesterday Tuifly brought 5 flights to Madeira, 3 of which carrying special liveries. Only got 2 of them. For now, a couple of shots of the arrival of TUI Blue special livery B738 D-ABKM, arriving on runway 23, from Frankfurt....

Photo of the Week: Sunclass

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  From September, Sunclass A321 OY-TCE arriving from Copenhagen. Really like this livery, it was quite a change from former Thomas Cook Scandinavia one...unfortunately, have got it many times.  Still hopping to make some shots with runway 23 in use... 

Gone....

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 This week, we got some losses...(aviation related...): The shutting of Great Dane Airlines.... (Embraer 190LR OY-GDA at Madeira, in March 2020. Check more Great Dane pics, HERE ) The last Tui Airways flight with the B757... (B757 G-OOBD landing at Porto Santo (PXO/LPPS), with Thomson titles, back in September 2014) and the last flight of Alitalia (now being replaced by ITA Airways as the new flag carrier)... (A320 EI-IKL at Barcelona, back in 2019)