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First of Two Wamos Air A330-200s delivered by CDB Aviation

The delivery of the first of two Airbus A330-200 aircraft to Spain’s third-leading, long-haul airline Wamos Air was announced by CDB Aviation.  The second aircraft is slated for delivery in June 2019. “We look forward to our collaboration with our new European customer Wamos Air in expanding their fleet to meet the growing demand for wet lease operations,” said CDB A...

First ALSIM AL42 In Spain

Alsim is pleased to announce the first sale of an AL42 FSTD in Spain. One Air, approved flight training center and long-term Alsim customer, located in Malaga, acquired the device to replicate their fleet of DA42 twin-engine training aircraft. Together with their Alsim ALX FNPT II, certified for MCC, medium jet, multi-engine piston, single-engine piston and PBN training, t...

The Entire Spanish Chinook Helicopter Fleet will be modernized by Boeing

Will remanufacture 17 CH-47D Chinooks to the CH-47F configuration for Spain’s Army Boeing will upgrade all 17 of Spain’s CH-47D Chinook helicopters to the F-model configuration, adding features such as the digital automatic flight control system, common avionics architecture system and advanced cargo handling to align that country’s fleet with those of other nations. This i...

Binter, of Spain, Will Receive its First E195-E2 in 2019

Embraer announced that Binter Canarias, of Spain, will receive its first E195-E2 jet in the second half of 2019, becoming the first European customer of the E-Jets E2’s largest model. The airline signed a firm order with Embraer for three E195-E2s. The contract also includes purchase rights for two additional aircraft of the same model. This agreement was previously announced as a Letter...

SPANISH FLIGHT SCHOOL FLYSCHOOL AIR ACADEMY BUYS AN ALSIM AL250

Alsim is pleased to announce the sale of an AL250 simulator to Spanish flight school Flyschool Air Academy,located in Madrid, Spain. The AL250 contains the best, state-of-the-art technology and is EASA-FNPT II (Flight Navigation Procedures Trainer) certified. It addresses initial phase training needs (PPL, CPL, IR/ME) and is SEP/MEP re-configurable. In addition, it offers both cl...

The new Airbus Helicopters industrial model is coming together

The first pre-serial H160 has been fitted with its rear fuselage, the first major component assembly having been pre-assembled in Albacete, Spain according to the site specialisation strategy implemented in Airbus Helicopters. The main fuselage of the first pre-serial aircraft arrived from the company’s facilities in Donauwörth, Germany earlier in the year. A total of ten pre-seria...

Airbus performs world’s first automatic air-to-air refuelling contact with large aircraft receiver

Royal Australian Air Force KC-30A acts as receiver from A310 tanker Airbus Defence and Space has followed its earlier achievement in demonstrating Automatic Air-to-Air (A3R) refuelling of a fighter with another world-first – the same operation performed with a large receiver aircraft. In a joint operation with the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), which is collaborating with Airbus in...

FLY-IN-SPAIN FLIGHT TRAINING ACADEMY–JEREZ ORDER FIRST AL250 FLIGHT SIMULATOR TO BE INSTALLED IN SPAIN

Alsim is very pleased to announce their client, flight academy Fly-In-Spain, acquired the first AL250 flight simulator to be installed in Spain. Fly-in-Spain benefited from the Alsim buyback offer, which was created by the manufacturer to allow customers to update their fleet with last generation simulators. The AL250 contains the best, state-of-the-art technology and i...

Double A400M delivery launches celebrations of 20th anniversary of OCCAR Convention signature

Airbus has for the first time formally delivered two A400M new generation airlifters to two different nations in one day. The company handed over the aircraft on 20 March to the European Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation (OCCAR), in charge of the management of the A400M Programme, representing Germany and France – at a ceremony in Seville, Spain. OCCAR Director Arturo Alfonso-M...

Airbus-built PAZ radar satellite successfully launched

Spain’s first radar satellite will start operations in May 2018 Airbus engineers to support LEOP and IOT phases PAZ will join the Airbus high resolution SAR satellite constellation The Airbus-built PAZ radar satellite has been successfully launched today from Vandenberg Air Force Base, in California, USA. Ten minutes after launch, the satellite separated from the launcher and will s...

Airbus Helicopters celebrates 10-year presence in Albacete

Albacete to produce rear fuselages for the entire range of Airbus helicopters  Airbus Helicopters celebrated the tenth anniversary of its Albacete factory, underlining the essential role that the Spanish plant will play as part of the company’s new industrial strategy. The same day, a ceremony was presided in Albacete by the Spanish Minister of Defense, Maria Dolores de Cospedal, who...

AirWorthyNext, exclusive and independent solutions for Business Aviation clients

After receiving the EASA CAMO/CAMO+ approval from Civil Aviation Authorities last month, AirWorthyNext has announced the launch of their consulting services focused in Business Aviation purchases, sales, leasing appraisals and asset management services. These services will complement the other services currently offered by the company: CAMO/CAMO+ & NCC services for private operated aircraf...