From 05 to 17 June, EATC is supporting the 2022 edition of the European Tactical Airlift Programme – Training (ETAP-T), which is organised by the European Tactical Airlift Centre (ETAC) and hosted by Portugal in Beja. In addition to the ETAC aircrew training, EATC also offers an additional CATO* and A400M cross-maintenance training. Please read more about thisin the next article.
500 participants - 8 nations**
19 aircrews – 6 fighter aircraft
11 tactical transport aircraft
including four A400Ms, four C130s, one C27 and two C295s!
The edition offers an à la carte, multinational air transport block training of three waves per day. This allows the crews to train in a variety of air mobility domains such as tactical airlift, parachuting, night flight, CATO, and maintenance.
* CATO – Combined Air Terminal Operation
** four EATC nations - France, Germany, Italy and Spain - and four non-EATC nations - Czech-Republic, Romania, the United Kingdom, and the host nation Portugal
photo: courtesy of Portuguese Air Force