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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...

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...