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Spain - Air Force
Spain - 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-..
14-..
 
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. SF-5M AE.9 23-..


232 Esc. SF-5M AE.9 23-..
 
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-..


802 Esc. CN235MPA-100
AS332B
H215
D.4
HD.21
HD.21

802-..
 
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-..


782 Esc. EC120B HE.25 78-..
 
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-..
402-..


803 Esc. AS332B
AS332B1
HD.21
HD.21
803-..
803-..
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

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

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


409 Esc. Beech C90 E.22 409-..
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-..
12-..


122 Esc. EF-18M
EF-18BM
C.15
CE.15
12-..
12-..
Grupo 43

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


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

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

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

541 Esc. C212-200
C101EB
T.12D
E.25
54-..
54-..
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, 06R/24L
Pos: 39°33'06"N 002°44'20"E
Elev: 27 ft
Ala/Grupo Escuadrón Aircraft Type(s) Spanish Designation Tail Code Badge
Ala 49

801 Esc. CN235MPA-100 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-..
72-..
 
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-..


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


Patrulla Aquila (794 Esc.) C101EB E.25 79-..
 
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-..


744 Esc. CN235M-100 T.19B 74-..
 
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-..
11-..


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

221 Esc. P-3M
P.3M 22-..
 
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
E.24A
42-..
 
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-..
15-..


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


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

311 Esc. C-130H-30
C-130H
A400M
TL.10
T.10
T.23
31-..
31-..
31-..


312 Esc. KC-130H
A400M
TK.10
TK.23
31-..
31-..
 
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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