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Mutxamel (LEMU), Spain

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Due to massive forest fires, there is a lot of activity at this small airfield. To me it was a great surprise to see 3 different KAMOV's flying.
Aren't they part of the ban on Russian assets ?
Log, 16-08-2022 between 18 and 19.45 hrs

Kamov Ka-32: EC-JGX, coded KZ6
+2, all flying with Bambi-buckets
Agusta A119: EC-KQE, coded 12
EC-KED, coded 11
Air Tractor AT802: EC-LTN, coded A55
EC-LBH, coded AZ3
EC-JLB, coded AZ2
EC-LMV, coded A50, without floats
EC-MCV, coded AM1
+1, all with floats except -LMV
Bell 205? EC-??F, coded 4
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Re: Metxamel (LEMU), Spain

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Ron C130 wrote: 16 Aug 2022, 21:30Aren't they part of the ban on Russian assets ?
They are Spanish assets, aren't they? Importing them now would be a problem but EC-JGX is with HeliSurEste since 2005 already.
Thanks for the log, that was a nice l/n.

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Re: Metxamel (LEMU), Spain

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Mutxamel is the name
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Re: Metxamel (LEMU), Spain

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These Ka.32s were seen Nov 30:
EC-JAL / KZ-2
EC-JXG / KZ-2 (sic)
........./ KZ-3
........./ KZ-5
EC-JGX / KZ-6
EC-JVA / KZ-7
plus 1 more.
All were in storage.

And, afaik, EASA suspended the Ka32 Type Certificate on March 24 this year..
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Re: Metxamel (LEMU), Spain

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Well, I definitely saw the Ka32's fly on aug 16, 2022 !
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Were the Kamovs easy to view in November?
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Re: Metxamel (LEMU), Spain

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Normally everything outside is visible either from the Aeroclub or looking between the Babcock hangars.

Please correct the topic title; the town is called Mutxamel (in Valenciana) or Muchamiel (Castellan).

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Thank you. Very helpful
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Re: Mutxamel (LEMU), Spain

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Trabanti wrote: 14 Dec 2022, 09:26 Please correct the topic title; the town is called Mutxamel (in Valenciana) or Muchamiel (Castellan).
Done, thanks Bart.

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Re: Mutxamel (LEMU), Spain

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It's not a Kamov beauty pageant, I'm afraid. They are all partially covered in tarpaulins. Rotors, and rotor masts, have been removed, except for EC-JVA and EC-JXG. Aeroclub is fine, though various other helicopters are in the way, but in the end I went to the opposite side of the strip and walked up the embankment. This is (mostly) private property, so check.
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