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. EF2000
EF2000(T)
C.16
CE.16
14-..
14-..


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.

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-..


233 Esc. MQ-9B NR.05 233-..
 
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
H215M
AS332B
D.4
HD.21
HD.21
37-..
802-..
 

Great photo opportunities at Gando airbase on Gran Canaria.

Angel Oses, 08feb10

Not a familiar sight on the European continent. Three F-27s are base at Gando (Cran Canaria).

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
NH90-TTH
HD.21
HD.21
HD.29
803-..
803-..
803-..
The CN235MPA-100 aircraft of 803 Esc are based at Getafe.
 

Cuatro Vientos-based Puma visiting Torrejón.

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
37-..
The fixed wing aircraft of 803 Esc are detached here from Cuatro Vientos.
 

Based at Getafe but photographed during landing at nearby Torrejón.

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
Falcon 20D
T.12D
TM.11
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.

Erik Sleutelberg, 17dec08

The sole Spanish tanker B707 at home base Torrejón.

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
H215M
D.4
HD.21
37-..
801-..
 
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

791 Esc. (Escuela Elemental) T-35C
T-35C
E.26
E.26

79-..
791-..


792 Esc. PC-21 (o/o) E.27 792-..


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


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

Great photo opportunities at San Javier.

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
C101EB
E.25
E.25
74-..
741-..


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-..


112 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.

Angel Oses, 08feb10

Valladolid/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
Ala 37

422 Esc. Beech F33C
E.24A
42-..


SAR Pool CN235MPA-100 D.4 37-..


371 Esc C212-100 T.12B (ex 72-..)
Ala 37 maintains the fleet of CN235-100MPA (D.4) for 801, 802 and 803 Esc. The aircraft operate in a pool and are dispatched from here to the respective SAR units.
 
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.

Angel Oses, 08feb10

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