The Aerial Festival of Torre del Mar heats up engines

The Aerial Festival of Torre del Mar heats up engines

They have already begun the first tests of flights and trainings of El that is celebrated this Sunday, July 14. The director of the festival, Pablo González, has detailed that "they will last until Saturday, and on Sunday the festival will be held, with a large list of participants that cover the entire history of aeronautics and that are world class teams. »

This edition counts as a novelty with the Harrier of the Navy. This was confirmed by the lieutenant mayor of Torre del Mar and councilor for Tourism of the Malaga municipality of Vélez-Málaga, Jesús Pérez Atencia and the director of the festival, Pablo González.

In addition to the Harrier, this edition will feature the Acrobatic Parachute Patrol of the Air Force (Papea), Patrol Aspa, Canadair and the A400, as well as the Eurofighter, which is the most advanced fighter on a technological level.

Airplanes in their first tests                  / Salvador Salas

Other news is the participation for the first time of the Civil Guard with its air, sea and land, providing, among others, the CN235 and a helicopter, as well as the collaboration of Aeroclub Axarquía, which will be on show during the afternoon of Saturday and Sunday a score of aircrafts to scale in a limited area of ??the Paseo de Larios of Torre del Mar.

They have also confirmed their presence "classics" such as "T34, the Beechcraft 45, the T6, the first Spanish WingWalker, historical aircraft of the Infante de Orleans Foundation, synchronized light aviation (Plus Ultra), Patrulla Reva or acrobatics like Jorge Macias and Luca Salvadori ». Also, the festival will have the National Police helicopter and an extreme paragliding activity, one of the current air modalities.

Gallery.         Maneuver of the plane /         Salvador Salas

The councilman of Tourism of the Malaga municipality of Vélez-Málaga, Jesús Pérez Atencia, has influenced the international character of the event that "becomes one of the great events in the world of aeronautics in Europe, having the best demonstrators in the world in each of its planes and its disciplines ».

"If we want to maintain the level offered in recent years and remain a leading municipality in the tourism industry, we must continue to bet on this type of festival, for these initiatives that give us that plus," he said.

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