Brand new aircraft! First flight on 29/04/2015. Manual focus.
Lining up on runway 05, just above the highway and close to Madeira's flag.
"Fernão de Magalhães" landing on runway 23, a massive bridge over the sea, which is also used as sports center bellow the runway.
Taking off to Porto Santo Island, with a sharp shadow on the runway and a big brother on the background.
Unusual opportunity to get closer to the action during take-off. Thank you Rui Sousa and Miguel!
Full stop, the marshall rules. LOT maiden flight to Madeira got a special welcoming bath when entering the stand. Passengers got gifts (flowers for the laddies and a small Madeira wine bottle for ... (more)
Roughly 200m2 of wing area bended by lift, which produces the stunning wing flex we can see on these aircraft.
EAA AirVenture 2010