Old Memories - Madeira Airport LPMA FNC

by Rui Alves - Madeira Spotters October. 01, 2008 16551 views

Madeira airport memories.
Sorry about the poor quality but I wanted to share these memories :)

My web page [ruialves.madeiraspotters.net]

Madeira Airport new runway inauguration ceremony.

A340-300 landing on rwy 05.

L1011 touch-down on rwy 05.

B747 for the first time in Madeira. Low-pass before landing.

Blurry landing.
Sorry, I was so nervous.
Notice the rudder position… :P

Vacating rwy via Charlie.

Unusual apron.

7 small birds.

Backtrack and latter a dusty take-off.

Air China B767

Condor's B767.

This was was published on a Madeira's News papers.

Binter's ATR 72-200, old colour scheme.


Air Liberté. One day latter this company went to bankruptcy :(


Air 2000 colours

BA B737 old tails…

And this TAP?!


Air Luxor's L1011 and A330 landing on rwy 23.
Santa Claus sticker on the aircraft nose :)

Hapag Lloyd was the first operator to fly A310 to Funchal,
as far as I know.

TUi blue scheme.

A NATO meeting in Funchal: Piaggio d'Avanti


Ejercito del Aire Falcon

Luxair's old paint scheme.

OY-MUD, and some maintenance undergoing…

Tupolev 154, final approach to rwy 05.
Aviaenergo TU154M (RA-85797): 07/01/2002.

What a sound… those engines… :)

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Rui Sousa 11 years, 3 months ago

Fantastic!! Many of those, I didn't even knew they had been here. And others, really brings out some memories.

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