Monumento a Gago Coutinho e Sacadura Cabral - Lisboa, Portugal
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N 38° 41.527 W 009° 12.843
29S E 481384 N 4282633
Quick Description: [PT]O Monumento a Gago Coutinho e Sacadura Cabral foi inaugurado no dia em 1991 pelo então Ministro da Defesa Nacional Fernando Nogueira.[EN] The Monument to Sacadura Cabral and Gago Coutinho was inaugurated in 1991 by the minister Fernando Nogueira
Location: Lisboa, Portugal
Date Posted: 5/22/2013 6:52:54 PM
Waymark Code: WMH4TC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun
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Long Description:
[PT]
A PLACA
Junto ao avião existe uma pedra com as características do avião e um mapa do trajecto que foi feito e por cima dessa pedra foi colocada uma outra que relata a inauguração pelo então Ministro da Defesa Nacional Fernando Nogueira. Na placa pode-se ler:


Inaugurado em 16 Novembro de 1991 por sua exelência o Ministro da Defesa Nacional Dr. Fernando Nogueira.
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Replica em aço do Hidroavião "Fairey III-B" "Santa Cruz" que concluiu a Primeira Travessia aerea do Atlantico Sul.
Caracteristicas:
Comprimento - 10.92m
Envergadura - 14.05m
Altura - 3.70m
Peso Vazio - 1.300kg
Peso Equipado - 2.500kg
Velocidade de Cruzeiro - 115km/hora
Construido em madeira revestida em tela

(mapa)


O LOCAL
"Monumento que reproduz em tamanho natural o hidrovião "Lusitânia" utilizado, por gago Coutinho e Sacadura Cabral, na primeira travessia do Atlântico Sul, rumo ao Brasil, em 1922. Inaugurado em 15 de Outubro de 1991, no Jardim da Torre de Belém, é composto por um elegante plinto arquitectónico de betão, forrado de granito, sobre o qual assenta um hidroavião em aço inox, com as mesmas medidas do original, em cujo interior, sugerindo presença humana, estão modelados os bustos em bronze dos aviadores, executados de feição muito realista e em tamanho natural. A obra escultórica é da autoria do Mestre Domingos Soares Branco, enquanto que a obra arquitectónica pertence aos arqs. Eduardo Martins Bairrada e Leopoldo Soares Branco.
Escultor - Domingos Soares Branco. Data - 1991. Material - Pedra e aço. Estilo - Figurativo."
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A PESSOA
"Licenciou-se e leccionou na Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Coimbra1 , exercendo também a profissão de advogado . Militante destacado do Partido Social Democrata, foi membro dos governos de Aníbal Cavaco Silva, ocupando os cargos de Ministro Adjunto do Primeiro-Ministro, dos Assuntos Parlamentares, da Presidência, da Justiça e da Defesa. Em 1995 assumiu a liderança da Comissão Política Nacional do PSD, demitindo-se em 1996, devido à derrota eleitoral sofrida nas legislativas de 95. Entre 2006 e 2008 presidiu ao Conselho de Administração do Banco Milleniumbcp Angola. Desde 2008 é secretário-geral da Fundação Milleniumbcp

Funções governamentais exercidas:

X Governo Constitucional
Ministros adjunto e para os Assuntos Parlamentares
XI Governo Constitucional
Ministro da Presidência
Ministro da Justiça
Ministro da Defesa Nacional
XII Governo Constitucional
Ministro da Defesa Nacional
XII Governo Constitucional
Ministro da Presidência"
Fonte: (visit link)



[EN]
THE PLAQUE
Next to the plane there is a stone with the characteristics of the aircraft and a map of the route that was done and over that stone was laid another stone reporting the inauguration by the then Defence Minister Fernando Nogueira. On the plaque you can read:


Opened on November 16, 1991 by is excellence the Minister of Defence Dr. Fernando Nogueira.
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Replica in steel of the Seaplane "Fairey III-B" "Santa Cruz" which flew tew last legs of the first aereal crossing of the South Atlantic
Characteristics:
Length - 10.92m
Wingspan - 14.05m
Height - 3.70m
Empty Weight - 1.300kg
All up Weight - 2.500kg
Cruising speed - 115km/hour

(Map)


THE LOCATION
"Monument that reproduces natural size Hydroplane "Lusitania" used by gago Coutinho and Sacadura, the first crossing of the South Atlantic towards Brazil, in 1922. Opened on 15 October 1991, in the Garden of Belem Tower, consists of an elegant architectural plinth of concrete, lined granite, on which rests a seaplane stainless steel, with the same measurements as the original, within which, suggesting human presence, are modeled busts in bronze aviators, executed feature very realistic and natural size. The sculptural work is undertaken by Master Domingos Soares Branco, while the architectural work belongs to arqs. Bairrada and Leopoldo Eduardo Martins Soares Branco.
Carver - Domingos Soares Branco. Date - 1991. Material - Stone and steel. Style - Figurative."
Tranlated from: (visit link)


THE PERSON
"Joaquim Fernando Nogueira (born 1950) is a Portuguese politician.
He was during Aníbal Cavaco Silva governments, Minister of the Parliamentary Affairs (1985–1987), Justice (1987–1990), National Defense[1] (1990–1995), and Presidency (1987–1995). He was usually seen as the number 2 of the Social-Democratic Party. In 19 February 1995, he won the leadership of the Social-Democratic Party over José Manuel Durão Barroso, after Aníbal Cavaco Silva left the leadership to try to run for President. On 1 October 1995 the Social Democrats lost the elections against the Socialist Party after a 10 year rule of the Social Democrats. After the defeat of Aníbal Cavaco Silva in the 14 January 1996 presidential elections, he resigned, and was latter replaced by Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa.

Political Roles:

IX Constitutional Government
Secretary of State for Regional Development
X Constitutional Government
Associate Minister and Minister of Parliamentary Affairs
XI Constitutional Government
Minister of the Presidency
Minister of Justice
Minister of National Defence
XII Constitutional Government
Minister of National Defence
XII Constitutional Government
Minister of the Presidency"
From: (visit link)
What was opened/inaugurated?: Monumento a Gago Coutinho e Sacadura Cabral

Who was that opened/inaugurated it?: Fernando Nogueira (Minister of National Defence)

Date of the opening/inauguration?: November 16, 1991

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