350 aircrew and ground personnel and thirteen transport aircraft from eight countries arrived yesterday in Zaragoza, Spain for the second European Air Transport Training (EATT13). The two week flying event (9-21 June 2013), which is coordinated by the European Defence Agency in close cooperation with the European Air Transport Command and hosted by Spain, allows crews to train different tactical airlift missions in an international environment.
The aim is to increase interoperability in the air transport area. Participating Member States are Belgium, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and Sweden. Bulgaria, Finland, Greece, Luxembourg, Norway, Portugal, UK and the US participate in the event as observers.