Tag: Military aircraft

Photos/Video: Second RAF Aircraft Group Arrive

Photos/Video: Second RAF Aircraft Group Arrive

Another group of Royal Air Force aircraft landed at the L.F.Wade International Airport on Wednesday afternoon [Jan 7], with the four Typhoons and one A330-200 Voyager tanker having traveled from Lajes, Azores and expected to stay overnight, departing in the morning depending on weather conditions along their route. They mark the second group to land... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: RAF Typhoons, Voyager Leave

Photos & Video: RAF Typhoons, Voyager Leave

The Royal Air Force [RAF] aircraft that arrived in Bermuda yesterday [Jan 6] left the island late this morning, while another set of aircraft touched down on the island a few hours after they departed. The four Typhoons and one A330-200 Voyager tanker traveled from Lajes, Azores and are headed for Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada to participate in Red... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: RAF Aircraft Land In Bermuda

Photos & Video: RAF Aircraft Land In Bermuda

[Updated with video] Five Royal Air Force aircraft landed in cloudy and rainy conditions at the L.F.Wade International Airport at approximately 3pm this afternoon [Jan 6], with the four Typhoons and one A330-200 Voyager tanker having traveled from Lajes, Azores. The RAF website said, “This week 1 [Fighter] Squadron from RAF Lossiemouth are headed... Read more of this article

Russian Cargo Aircraft Lands At Bermuda Airport

Russian Cargo Aircraft Lands At Bermuda Airport

[Updated] An Aviacon Zitotrans airplane landed at the LF Wade International Airport tonight [Dec 23] and appeared to be taking on fuel while it was parked at the main terminal. Aviacon Zitotrans is a charter cargo company with a main base in Yekaterinburg, Russia. The Wikipedia website states that, “JSC “Aviacon Zitotrans” is an airline... Read more of this article

Royal Air Force Plane Visiting The Island

Royal Air Force Plane Visiting The Island

A Royal Air Force [RAF] military aircraft was yesterday [Nov 2] seen at the LF Wade International Airport in the area known as ‘the finger’. The Boeing C-17A Globemaster III was stationary with steps leading to the aircraft and its engines running.The plane was also seen today flying above Bermuda’s North Shore waters before crossing... Read more of this article

Photos: Osprey Lands At Bermuda Airport

Photos: Osprey Lands At Bermuda Airport

A visiting Osprey aircraft ¬†– which appears to be from the United States — landed at the LF Wade International Airport at approximately 10.45am this morning [Oct 24]. What exactly it is doing here is unclear, however it is not unusual for military aircraft to stop off in Bermuda. In describing the plane, the US Air Force website says, “The... Read more of this article

Coast Guard Plane & Navy Helicopter Fly Over

Coast Guard Plane & Navy Helicopter Fly Over

[Updated: Airport to open at 5pm on Sunday] While the airport was closed today [Oct 18] there has been some activity in the sky, with a US Coast Guard airplane flying over the island, while a UK Royal Navy helicopter flew over to assess the damage caused by Hurricane Gonzalo. In their update this evening, the Emergency Measures Organisation [EMO] said... Read more of this article

Video/Photos: Military Plane Emergency Landing

Video/Photos: Military Plane Emergency Landing

[Updated] An airplane is set to make an emergency landing at the airport this afternoon [May 11] with emergency personnel presently on scene. As of this writing, 2.51pm, the plane has not landed and can be seen circling in the distance. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “All emergency protocols are presently going into place including the... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: RAF Typhoons & Tristar Arrive

Photos/Video: RAF Typhoons & Tristar Arrive

[Updated with video] Four Royal Air Force [RAF] typhoons and one Tristar tanker arrived at the L.F. Wade International Airport at around 1.00pm today [Mar 11].They appeared to be stopping over on their way to a training exercise in Nevada, and we understand that the jets are set to leave Bermuda late tomorrow morning.¬†This is the third time the... Read more of this article

American Navy Helicopter Lands In Bermuda

American Navy Helicopter Lands In Bermuda

This afternoon [Feb 13] a U.S. Navy helicopter landed in Bermuda, with the aircraft flying in to drop off a crew member from a nearby Navy ship following the death of his mother.The USS Gunston Hall ship is located about 75 miles off Bermuda, and unfortunately one of the crew members received word that his mother passed away. He was transported to... Read more of this article


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