Aviation – Spanish Air Force Patrulla Aguila Display Team, first time in Malta – 1995

The Spanish Air Force sent Patrulla Aguila its aerobatic display team to take part in the third edition of the Malta International Airshow from Saturday 23rd to Sunday 24th September 1995.

Formed on 4th July 1985 they are based at San Javier Air Base at the location of the academy of officers of the Spanish Air Force, near Mar Menor and La Manga, in the Murcia region of Spain. Flying seven Casa C-101 Aviojets, they are the only team to use yellow smoke and are also known for their formation landings.

Aircraft performed on both days were E25-06/79-06, E25-07/79-07, E25-08/79-08, E25-13/79-13, E25-22/79-22, E25-23/79-23, E25-28/79-28, E25-40/79-40

Interesting support aircraft was a Casa CN235 reg as T19B-07/35-25 from Ala 19 Squadron which arrived on Friday 22nd September 1995.

Other interesting aircraft was a Spanish Air force Casa 212D reg as TE.l2B-4/79-94 from Ala 35 Squadron which arrived on Friday 22nd September 1995.

Photos by Capt. Lawrence Dalli. Do not use these images without my permission. © All rights reserved. Malta Ship Photos & Action Photos – www.maltashipphotos.com

Published – Thursday 10th October 2019