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Spain - Army
Spanish Army
Fuerzas Aeromóviles del Ejército de Tierra
Ciudad Real/Almagro (LEAO)
Rwy: HEL
Pos: 38°57'08"N 003°44'29"W
Elev: 2043 ft
Batallon Aircraft Type(s) Spanish Designation Tail Code Badge
BHELA I Bo105ATH
Tiger HAP/HAD
HA.15
HA.28
ET-3..
ET-7..
Delivery of the Tiger HAD to BHELA I has commenced in 2015.
Photographed here at Cuatro Vientos is one of the six HAP-configured Tiger Attack helicopters of BHELA I, based at Almagro. Eventually they will be upgraded to HAD configuration.
Photo: Graham Arnold, 11oct09
Logroño (LELO)
Rwy: 10/28, HEL
Pos: 42°27'11"N 002°19'36"W
Elev: 1145 ft
Batallon Aircraft Type(s) Spanish Designation Tail Code Badge
BHELMA III UH-1H
AS532UL
NH90-TTH
HU.10
HT.27
HT.29
ET-2..
ET-6..
ET-8..
Madrid/Colmenar Viejo (LECV)
Rwy: 04/22
Pos: 40°41'48"N 003°45'49"W
Elev: 3260 ft
Batallon Aircraft Type(s) Spanish Designation Tail Code Badge
BHELTRA V CH-47D HT.17 ET-4..
BTRANS AS332B1
UH-1H
HU.21
HU.10
ET-5..
ET-2..
CEFAMET EC135T2/T2+ HE.26 ET-1..
PCMHEL maintenance unit
no current aircraft
BHELEME II det EC135P2+ HU.26 ET-19.
BHELEME II is detached here from Betera.
The EC135s of the Military Emergency Unit (UME) were initially coded UME-101/104. During 2009 they received FAMET codes ET-195/198.
Photo: Francisco Javier Chao Urzainqui, 24 June 2009
Some of the Chinooks of BHELTRA V have changed their olive drab livery into a more attractive camo colour scheme.
Photo: Francisco Javier Chao Urzainqui, 24 June 2009
CEFAMET operates four EC135s at Colmenar Viejo.
Photo: Francisco Javier Chao Urzainqui, 24 June 2009
Melilla (GEML)
Rwy: 15/33
Pos: 35°16'55"N 002°57'16"W
Elev: 155 ft
Batallon Aircraft Type(s) Spanish Designation Tail Code Badge
permanent detachment various
Sevilla/El Copero (LEEC)
Rwy: 03/21
Pos: 37°18'47"N 005°59'56"W
Elev: 15 ft
Batallon Aircraft Type(s) Spanish Designation Tail Code Badge
BHELMA IV AS332B1
AS332B1
AS532UL
HT.21
HU.21
HT.27
ET-512
ET-5..
ET-6..
Tenerife Norte (GCXO)
Rwy: 12/30
Pos: 28°28'58"N 016°20'30"W
Elev: 2077 ft
Batallon Aircraft Type(s) Spanish Designation Tail Code Badge
BHELMA VI AB212
AS332B1
HU.18
HU.21
ET-27.
ET-5..
Valencia/Bétera (LEBT)
Rwy: HEL
Pos: 39°34'60"N 000°27'00"W
Batallon Aircraft Type(s) Spanish Designation Tail Code Badge
BHELEME II AS332B1
EC135P2+
AS532AL
HU.21
HU.26
HU.27
ET-5..
ET-19.
ET-6..
BHELEME II and the air force unit Grupo 43 constitute AGRUMEDA, the flying component of the multi-service Unidad Militar de Emergencias (UME). The EC135s operate from Colmenar Viejo.
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