Spanish Air Force F-18A at Nato Tiger meet 2011,Cambrai,France.
The Spanish Air Force (SPAF) (Spanish: Ejército del Aire; literally, "Army of the Air") is the aerial branch of the Spanish Armed Forces. Spain became a member of NATO in 1982 and planes like the Mirage III and Mirage F1 were bought from France became the backbone of the Air Force during the 1970s and part of the 1980s. French fighters formed the air force's mainstay until the arrival of the American F/A-18. Spanish F/A-18s participated in the Bosnian War and the Kosovo War under NATO command, based in Aviano, Italy.
Nato Tiger Meet 2011 Photos
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