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Spanish Air Force
Spanish Air Force
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Albacete/Los Llanos (LEAB)
Rwy: 09/27
Pos: 38°56'55"N 001°51'49"W
Elev: 2303 ft
Ala/Grupo Escuadrón Aircraft Type(s) Spanish Designation Tail Code Badge
Ala 14

141 Esc. no current aircraft


142 Esc. EF2000
EF2000(T)
C.16
CE.16
14-01
14-70
 
For the time being this will be a familiar sight at Albacete. In due time, however, the Mirages will be replaced by the Eurofighter.
Photo: Philippe Devos, 10nov09
Badajoz/Talavera la Real (LEBZ)
Rwy: 13/31
Pos: 38°53'25"N 006°49'17"W
Elev: 607 ft
Ala/Grupo Escuadrón Aircraft Type(s) Spanish Designation Tail Code Badge
Ala 23

231 Esc. F-5M AE.9 23-01


232 Esc. F-5M AE.9 23-01
 
Gran Canaria (GCLP)
Rwy: 03L/21R, 03R/21L
Pos: 27°55'49"N 015°23'05"W
Elev: 77 ft
Ala/Grupo Escuadrón Aircraft Type(s) Spanish Designation Tail Code Badge
Ala 46

462 Esc. F/A-18A+ C.15 46-01


802 Esc. CN235MPA-100
AS332B
D.4
HD.21
The Frienships of 802 Esc were officially withdrawn from use on 14 December 2013. They are replaced by the CN235MPA-100.
 
Great photo opportunities at Gando airbase on Gran Canaria.
Photo: Angel Oses, 08feb10
Not a familiar sight on the European continent. Three F-27s are base at Gando (Cran Canaria).
Photo: Angel Oses, 09feb10
Granada/Armilla (LEGA)
Rwy: 18/36
Pos: 37°07'58"N 003°38'26"W
Elev: 2297 ft
Ala/Grupo Escuadrón Aircraft Type(s) Spanish Designation Tail Code Badge
Ala 78

781 Esc. S-76C HE.24 78-01


782 Esc. EC120B HE.25 78-20
 
Madrid/Cuatro Vientos (LEVS)
Rwy: 10R/28L, 10L/28R
Pos: 40°22'14"N 003°47'07"W
Elev: 3322 ft
Ala/Grupo Escuadrón Aircraft Type(s) Spanish Designation Tail Code Badge
Ala 48

402 Esc. AS332M1
AS532UL
HT.21A
HT.27
402-20
402-24


803 Esc. AS332B
AS332B1
AS332B1
HD.21
HD.21
HT.21
803-02
803-11
803-13
The CN235MPA-100 aircraft of 803 Esc are based at Getafe.
 
Cuatro Vientos-based Puma visiting Torrejón.
Photo: Erik Sleutelberg, 18dec08
Madrid/Getafe (LEGT)
Rwy: 05/23
Pos: 40°17'39"N 003°43'26"W
Elev: 2029 ft
Ala/Grupo Escuadrón Aircraft Type(s) Spanish Designation Tail Code Badge
Ala 35

351 Esc. no current aircraft


352 Esc. No current aircraft


353 Esc. C295M T.21 35-39
Centro Cartográfico y Fotográfico

403 Esc. CN235M-10
Ce560
T.19A
TR.20
403-01
403-11


409 Esc. Beech C90 E.22 409-30
Ala 48

803 Esc. det CN235MPA-100 D.4
The fixed wing aircraft of 803 Esc are detached here from Cuatro Vientos.
 
Based at Getafe but photographed during landing at nearby Torrejón.
Photo: Erik Sleutelberg, 19dec08
Madrid/Torrejón (LETO)
Rwy: 05/23
Pos: 40°29'48"N 003°26'45"W
Elev: 2026 ft
Ala/Grupo Escuadrón Aircraft Type(s) Spanish Designation Tail Code Badge
Ala 12

121 Esc. EF-18M
EF-18BM
C.15
CE.15
12-01
12-70
Grupo 43

431 Esc. CL-215T
CL-415
UD.13(T)
UD.14
43-16
43-31


432 Esc. CL-215T
CL-415
UD.13(T)
UD.14
43-16
43-31
Grupo 45

451 Esc. Falcon 900B
A310-304
T.18
T.22
45-40
45-50
Grupo Mixto 47

471 Esc. B707
B707
T.17
TM.17
47-02
47-04


472 Esc. C212-200
C212-200
Falcon 20D/E
T.12D
TM.12D
TM.11
47-14
47-12
47-21
Grupo 54/CLAEX

541 Esc. C212-200
C101EB
T.12D
E.25
54-11
54-20
Grupo 43, together with the FAMET unit BHELEME II, form AGRUMEDA, which in turn is the flying component of the multi-service Unidad Militar de Emergencias (UME).
 
Coming in at home base Torrejón.
Photo: Erik Sleutelberg, 17dec08
The sole Spanish tanker B707 at home base Torrejón.
Photo: Erik Sleutelberg, 18dec08
Mallorca/Son San Juan (LESJ)
Rwy: 06L/24R, 06C/24C, 06R/24L
Pos: 39°33'06"N 002°44'20"E
Elev: 32 ft
Ala/Grupo Escuadrón Aircraft Type(s) Spanish Designation Tail Code Badge
Ala 49

801 Esc. SA330J/L
CN235MPA-100
HD.19
D.4
 
Murcia/Alcantarilla (LERI)
Rwy: 07/25
Pos: 37°57'04"N 001°13'49"W
Elev: 244 ft
Escuadrón Aircraft Type(s) Spanish Designation Tail Code Badge


721 Esc. C212-100
C212-200
T.12B
TR.12D
72-01
72-21
 
Murcia/San Javier (LELC)
Rwy: 05/23, 14/32
Pos: 37°46'30"N 000°48'45"W
Elev: 11 ft
Ala/Grupo Escuadrón Aircraft Type(s) Spanish Designation Tail Code Badge
AGA

Escuela Elemental (791 Esc.) T-35C

E.26

79-50


Escuela Basica (793 Esc.) C101EB E.25 79-01


Patrulla Aquila (794 Esc.) C101EB E.25 79-01
 
Great photo opportunities at San Javier.
Photo: Peter van den Krommenacker, 08may10
Salamanca/Matacán (LESA)
Rwy: 03/21, 07/25
Pos: 40°57'08"N 005°30'07"W
Elev: 2595 ft
Ala/Grupo Escuadrón Aircraft Type(s) Spanish Designation Tail Code Badge
Grupo de Escuelas de Matacán

741 Esc. C101EB E.25 74-01


744 Esc. CN235M-100 T.19B 74-19
 
Sevilla/Morón (LEMO)
Rwy: 02/20
Pos: 37°10'30"N 005°36'57"W
Elev: 287 ft
Ala/Grupo Escuadrón Aircraft Type(s) Spanish Designation Tail Code Badge
Ala 11

111 Esc. EF2000
EF2000(T)
C.16
CE.16
11-01
11-70


113 Esc. EF2000
EF2000(T)
C.16
CE.16
11-01
11-70
Grupo 22

221 Esc. P-3A
P-3B
P-3M
P.3A
P.3B
P.3M
22-21
22-33
22-31
 
All the way from Moron participating in an exercise at Gando.
Photo: Angel Oses, 08feb10
Vallodolid/Villanubla (LEVD)
Rwy: 05/23, 15/33
Pos: 41°42'22"N 004°51'07"W
Elev: 2787 ft
Ala/Grupo Escuadrón Aircraft Type(s) Spanish Designation Tail Code Badge
Grupo 42

422 Esc. Beech F33C
Beech C90
E.24A
E.22
42-01
42-31
 
Zaragoza (LEZG)
Rwy: 12L/30R, 12R/30L
Pos: 41°39'58"N 001°02'30"W
Elev: 863 ft
Ala/Grupo Escuadrón Aircraft Type(s) Spanish Designation Tail Code Badge
Ala 15

151 Esc. EF-18M
EF-18BM
C.15
CE.15
15-01
15-70


152 Esc. EF-18M
EF-18BM
C.15
CE.15
15-01
15-70


153 Esc. EF-18M
EF-18BM
C.15
CE.15
15-01
15-70
Ala 31

311 Esc. C-130H-30
C-130H
TL.10
T.10
31-01
31-02


312 Esc. KC-130H TK.10 31-50
 
Ala 15 at Zaragoza is one of the three Spanish wings operating the Hornet. This example was shot at Gando, Cran Canaria.
Photo: Angel Oses, 08feb10
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