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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...

The PAZ satellite heads towards its launch base

Spain’s first radar satellite will be shipped next month to Vandenberg/USA ready for launch on 30 January 2018 The high resolution radar, Earth observation PAZ satellite, intended primarily to address civilian surveillance needs and to cover many different applications including defence and security, will say its final goodbye to Spain. It will be shipped in December 2017 to its launch si...

Spanish flight school One Air announces its ALX FNPT II upgrade

Alsim is happy to announce ALX FNPT II upgrade for One Air flight school (ATO-190) located in Malaga, Spain. The upgrade to FNPT II Medium Jet based on the A320 will allow the school to provide the best MCC and JOC training courses in Malaga. Agustín Cabanillas, One Air Head of Training, explains why the school upgrades their Alsim ALX: “After successfully obtaining...

Sky Valet wins Ibiza FBO tender and will soon inaugurate a fully refurbished state-of-the art FBO

Sky Valet announces at EBACE that it has been awarded the tender to manage the Ibiza Business Aviation Terminal for the nextfive years, in line with the process being followed by AENA to develop the FBO business model in Spain, which we are delighted to collaborate with.     The Business Aviation terminal is currently going through a complete refurbishment process, and VIP passengers...

Jetex expands global presence as handler at three airports in Spain

Jetex Flight Support marks its first venture into Spain with ground handling stations in three new locations:  Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCM/LEBL), Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD/LEMD), and Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport (AGP/LEMG). The new Spanish facilities further expand Jetex’s European network, which covers France, Ireland, Italy, and Ukraine, amongst others...

TAG Aviation Spain Receives Renewal of Wyvern Wingman Operator Status

TAG Aviation Spain has successfully received renewed accreditation to the Wyvern Wingman safety program following a rigorous on-site safety audit conducted by Wyvern.   The Madrid-based based operating Centre also recently strengthened its dedication to safety excellence by achieving the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) Stage 1 certification from the Interna...

Bell Helicopter and TRU Simulation + Training nearing finish line for BTA-Valencia completion

Bell Helicopter and TRU Simulation + Training Inc. announced new updates in their continued progress with their training center in Valencia, Spain - continuing to meet commitments to bring a regional training solution to Europe. The Bell Helicopter Training Academy (BTA) – Valencia, Powered by TRU Simulation + Training is designed to serve the training needs of European customers, be...

Spanish Air Force takes delivery of its first H215

 In a ceremony held at the Airbus Helicopters plant in Albacete, the Spanish Air Force yesterday took receipt of its first H215, a robust, cost-effective latest-generation helicopter with an extensive mission capability. The purchase was negotiated in July by the Spanish Ministry of Defense, through the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA). A member of the tried-and-tested Super Puma...

Entrol launches simulator vibration system

In entrol we believe in the continuous improvement of our simulators. Proof of this is the launch of the new vibration system, designed to improve pilot training and increase the realism of the simulation. The system consists of 4 electromagnetic actuators located below the cockpit. These actuators generate vibrations which are transmitted throughout the whole cockpit, and vary accord...

Spanish Army Takes Receipt of First NH90s

The Directorate General of Armament and Equipment (DGAM) completed the transfer of the first two NH90 tactical transport helicopters from the Airbus Helicopters plant in Albacete to the Spanish Army. The handover was made at the Coronel Maté Air Base in Colmenar Viejo, the headquarter of the Spanish Army Airmobile Force (FAMET) and marked the entry into service of the NH90 within the F...

Cessna Citation Sovereign C680 Joins TAG Spain AOC

TAG Aviation Spain is pleased to announce the addition of a Citation Sovereign C680 (EC-MLV) to its growing charter fleet, offering clients greater flexibility and cost-effective travel. The Sovereign C680 is an impressive midsized state-of-the-art executive jet which provides a superior overall performance for short and medium range journeys. Capable of travelling 2,847 nautical miles, cruising...