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    spain Fuerzas Aeromóviles del Ejército de Tierra

    Spanish Army Aviation

    2014 to present


    Fuerzas Aeromóviles del Ejército de Tierra NH90 TTH

    Original plans called for 104 NH90 to be assembled locally at Albacete and distributed between the 3 armed Forces. In 2005 the order was reduced to 45. In 2013 the number was set to 22 (until 2019) although the total cost was increased.
    These aircraft, known as GSPA and HT-29 Caimán, used General Electric CT7 8F5 engines and avionics software developed in Spain.
    First flight of a Spanish NH90 took place on December 17, 2010. The first 2 were built in France while the rest also to be manufactured in France but the Eurocopter España plant located in Albacete and inaugurated in 2007 is responsible for the assembly. First Spanish NH90 roll out in 2013.
    FAMET received their first NH90 on December 2014. The second (ET-804) was delivered on December 2015.
    On September 13, 2016 at Colmenar Viejo was held the official ceremony of acceptance for the first 2 aircraft. It was announced that 16 helicopters will be delivered at a rate of 3 aircraft per year.
    On September 2017 performed first public display during Naval Aviation Centennial at Rota naval base.
    On December 2017 performed first live fire exercise at San Gregorio.
    On July 2019, the 12th NH90 (ET-813) was delivered by Airbus (NHI)
    On January 14, 2020 the 16th and last batch-1 was delivered to the FAMET. Further 10 from batch-2 were announced in 2018.

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    C/NBuiltID     In this OrgIn other Org

    1215     HT.29-01: FAMET 2011 demo
    Eurocopter France F-ZWRE: Eurocopter France FAMET TTH 01 f/f 17dec10

    Airbus Helicopters France F-ZWDD: Marignane

    Airbus Helicopters Spain GSPA-01: Jul11 at Eurocopter Albacete as NH90 GSPA Army, picture+

    Ejercito del Aire SAR prototype f/f 20dec17

    Spanish Air Force ?: Ejercito del Aire prototype with Airbus Albacete
    1242     HT.29-02: GSPA02 2012 Eurocopter Albacete as HU.29-02; 2016 still
    Eurocopter France F-ZWFE: Eurocopter France FAMET TTH 02
    1264 2013     HT.29-03: GSPA03 first built in Spain f/f 23/jan13 as HU.29-03
    1276     HT.29-04: GSPA04 Dec15 as HU.29-04
    1282     HT.29-05: GSPA05 FAMET ET-805
    1283     HT.29-06: GSPA06 FAMET ET-806
    1285     HT.29-07: GSPA07 FAMET ET-807
        HT.29-08: GSPA08 FAMET ET-808 Oct17
        HT.29-09: GSPA09 FAMET ET-809
    1365     HT.29-10: GSPA10 FAMET ET-810 Oct18
        HT.29-11: GSPA11 FAMET ET-811 Oct18
        HT.29-12: GSPA12 FAMET ET-812
    2019     HT.29-13: GSPA13 FAMET ET-813 d/d Jul19 pictured
        HT.29-14: GSPA14 FAMET ET-814 test flight

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