January

Jan 28
Pilot In Command Under Supervision - PICUS event
When
January 28 (Tuesday)
Where

Eindhoven (NLD)

Event details

Pilot in command under supervision event
The objective is to give a thorough introduction to operational processes and functional areas of EATC’s daily business. Target : pilots from the member nations during their transition phase from co-pilot to aircraft captain/commander.

Jan 29
National PECC Meeting
When
January 29 (Wednesday) - January 31 (Friday)
Where

Eindhoven (NLD)

Event details

National Patient Evacuation Coordination Cell meeting
The meeting aims to discuss procedures, to find solutions to arising problems, to outline the way ahead for further development of the multinational cooperation and to network in the domain of strategic aeromedical evacuation.


February

Feb 09
ETAP-C 20-1
When
February 09 (Sunday) - February 21 (Friday)
Where

Zaragoza (ESP)

Event details

European Tactical Airlift Programme – Course
ETAP-C 20-1 offers two courses :
1. the ETAP Single Aircraft Course
2. the ETAP Single Aircraft Course Night
Objective : to train tactical airlift qualified crews in a theatre deployment scenario and mind-set, including air land and airdrop missions, threats up to radar guided surface to air missile and air to air, both daylight and night time.
ETAP-C is led by the European Tactical Airlift Centre (Zaragoza) and supported by EATC.

Feb 19
Pilot In Command Under Supervision - PICUS event
When
February 19 (Wednesday)
Where

Eindhoven (NLD)

Event details

Pilot in command under supervision event
The objective is to give a thorough introduction to operational processes and functional areas of EATC’s daily business. Target : pilots from the member nations during their transition phase from co-pilot to aircraft captain/commander.


March

Mar 01
Planning conference
When
March 01 (Sunday) - March 31 (Tuesday)
Where

Eindhoven (NLD)

Event details

Planning conference
The conference is twofold gathering :
1. training experts
2. and actors responsible for the operational process.

Objective of the training syndicate : to prospect the national training calendar and to detect opportunities for cross participation in national trainings of the current year and the year ahead.
Objective of the operational syndicate: to give feedback of the last 6 month operations, to update the operational process, and to discuss relevant topics regarding operations scheduled for following months ahead.

Mar 04
Operational User Group A400M
When
March 04 (Wednesday) - March 05 (Thursday)
Where

Wunstorf (DEU)

Event details

Operational User Group A400M
The OUG is a forum of A400M nations, including four EATC nations. The objective is to exchange best practice with a specific focus on the operational and technical domain. Topics include operational aircraft documentation, mission planning and preparation, sharing of mission data as well as engineering.


April

Apr 01
Study conference 2020
When
April 01 (Wednesday)
Where

Eindhoven (NLD)

Event details

EATC study conference
The aim of the conference is to decide to launch new studies, to inform EATC member nations about the current status of ongoing studies and to decide to close finalized studies.


May

May 11
DART 2020
When
May 11 (Monday) - May 15 (Friday)
Where

Villafranca di Verona (ITA)

Event details

Disabled Aircraft Recovery Training
The training provides basic aircraft recovery techniques to the nations. It is open to EATC nations and invited parties.

May 12
Combined meeting GH, DG & CLC 20-1
When
May 12 (Tuesday) - May 14 (Thursday)
Where

Eindhoven (NLD)

Event details

Combined meeting “Ground Handling, Dangerous Goods & Cargo Loading Clearance”
The aim of the meeting is to discuss current topics in the area of interest.

May 17
ETAP-C 20-3
When
May 17 (Sunday) - May 29 (Friday)
Where

Orléans (FRA)

Event details

European Tactical Airlift Programme
This “Element Lead Course” provides training to a qualified wingman.
Objective : to perform a mission as an element leader in operational theater, including threats up to radar guided surface to air missile and air to air.                            

ETAP-C is led by the European Tactical Airlift Centre (Zaragoza) and supported by EATC.


June

Jun 04
Budget and Finance Committee 20-1
When
June 04 (Thursday)
Where

Eindhoven (NLD)

Event details

Budget and Finance Committee
The committee gathers the financial representatives from the member nations. Objective : to advise the Air Chiefs on financial matters and to propose the multinational budget for the upcoming year.

Jun 13
10th anniversary – family event
When
June 13 (Saturday)
Where

Eindhoven (NLD)

Event details

10th anniversary family event
EATC celebrates the 10th anniversary with current and former personnel and their families.
Former members of EATC may contact the EATC welfare office for further information (Social.Event.Committee@eatc-mil.com).

Jun 15
ETAP-T 2020
When
June 15 (Monday) - June 26 (Friday)
Where

Pisa (ITA)

Event details

European Tactical Airlift Programme – Training
ETAP-T is an air mobility specific block training event, organized in a non-permanent environment and à la carte.
Objective : to offer flexible training in a variety of tactical airlift disciplines.
ETAP-T is led by the European Tactical Airlift Centre (Zaragoza) and supported by EATC.

Jun 16
ACATT 2020
When
June 16 (Tuesday) - June 25 (Thursday)
Where

Altenstadt (DEU)

Event details

Advanced Combined Air Terminal Training
The training aims to increase the level of knowledge, skills and expertise in ground handling and air terminal operations. It includes theoretical and practical modules based on EATC’s EGOM.
The course is open to EATC and EAG nations. It addresses experienced NCOs or junior officers.


September

Sep 13
ETAP-C 20-4
When
September 13 (Sunday) - September 25 (Friday)
Where

Zaragoza (ESP)

Event details

European Tactical Airlift Programme – Single Aircraft Course
Objective: to train tactical airlift qualified crews in a theatre deployment scenario and mind-set, including air land and airdrop missions, threats up to radar guided surface to air missile and air to air. Only daylight course.
ETAP-C is led by the European Tactical Airlift Centre (Zaragoza) and supported by EATC.

Sep 18
10th anniversary event - Eindhoven Liberation Day
When
September 18 (Friday)
Where

Eindhoven (NLD)

Event details

10th anniversary event - Eindhoven Liberation Day
This event will take place in the framework of the City of Eindhoven celebration.

Sep 21
CATT 2020
When
September 21 (Monday) - September 25 (Friday)
Where

Villafranca di Verona (ITA)

Event details

Combined Air Terminal Training
The training addresses junior handlers and junior officers.
Objective: to give first impressions in a multinational framework and to strengthen existing skills in multinational ground handling and air terminal operations environment.
The course includes theoretical and practical modules based on EATC’s EGOM. It is open to EATC and EAG nations.

 

 

Sep 24
MATRAC
When
September 24 (Thursday)
Where

Eindhoven (NLD)

Event details

Multinational Air Transport Committee
The MATraC is the EATC’s highest decision-making body and gathers representative of the air force authority of the member nations. The MATraC appoints the commander EATC and gives directives to him.

Sep 24
10th anniversary – official activities
When
September 24 (Thursday)
Where

Eindhoven (NLD)

Event details

upon invitation

Sep 25
Change of command ceremony
When
September 25 (Friday)
Where

Eindhoven (NLD)

Event details

upon invitation


October

Oct 01
ETAP-S
When
October 01 (Thursday) - October 04 (Sunday)
Where

Eindhoven (NLD)

Event details

European Tactical Airlift Programme – Symposium
ETAP-S is organised by the European Tactical Airlift Centre (Zaragoza).
Objective: to discuss tactical airlift subjects among experts from the nations participating in the programme as well as from third parties, such as EATC, EDA, etc...

Oct 06
Budget and Finance Committee 20-2
When
October 06 (Tuesday) - October 07 (Wednesday)
Where

TBC

Event details

Budget and Finance Committee
The committee gathers the financial representatives from the member nations. Objective: to advise the Air Chiefs on financial matters and to propose the multinational budget for the upcoming year.

Oct 17
EART 2020
When
October 17 (Saturday) - October 30 (Friday)
Where

(ESP)

Event details

European Air Refuelling Training
EART is a multinational tanker training in conjunction with a large fighter exercise. The training objectives are based on the requests from EATC’s member nations. The training addresses basic and advanced crews.

Oct 20
Operations Manual conference
When
October 20 (Tuesday) - October 31 (Saturday)
Where

Eindhoven (NLD)

Event details

Operations Manual conference
Objective: to discuss the subparts of EATC’s “Operational Manual” and to harmonise rules and regulations for the entire mission process in combined operations or exercises. The conference gathers representatives from EATC’s member nations.


November

Nov 03
Combined meeting GH, DG & CLC 20-2
When
November 03 (Tuesday) - November 05 (Thursday)
Where

TBC

Event details

Combined meeting “Ground Handling, Dangerous Goods & Cargo Loading Clearance”
The aim of the meeting is to discuss current topics in the area of interest.

Nov 24
ETAP-I 20-3
When
November 24 (Tuesday) - November 27 (Friday)
Where

Pisa (ITA)

Event details

European Tactical Airlift Programme – Instructor Pilots
The course aims to standardise training skills and ability for tactical cockpit instructors.
Objective: assist the crew in flight preparation, accompany the flight and provide verbal instructions, debrief the crew on all aspects of mission preparation and execution and evaluate the crew’s performance in regard with the syllabus requirements.
ETAP-I is led by the European Tactical Airlift Centre (Zaragoza) and supported by EATC.


December

Dec 01
ETAP-I 20-4
When
December 01 (Tuesday) - December 04 (Friday)
Where

Pisa (ITA)

Event details

European Tactical Airlift Programme – Instructor Pilots
The course aims to standardise training skills and ability for tactical cockpit instructors.
Objective: assist the crew in flight preparation, accompany the flight and provide verbal instructions, debrief the crew on all aspects of mission preparation and execution and evaluate the crew’s performance in regard with the syllabus requirements.
ETAP-I is led by the European Tactical Airlift Centre (Zaragoza) and supported by EATC.