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The view from Gaviao Peixoto

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The view from Gaviao Peixoto, originally uploaded by flightblogger.

Taken from the control tower at Gaviao Peixoto airport near the town of Araraquara. GPX has the longest runway in the southern hemisphere and is the South American alternate landing site for the Space Shuttle if need be. In addition, it hosts Embraer's flight test operations, as well as final assembly of both the Phenom 100 and 300.

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