Novena Escuadrilla Virtual Meeting

SINCE 2019, THE LEGADO DE LAS CORTES FOUNDATION, IN COLLABORATION WITH THE HON. SAN FERNANDO CITY COUNCIL AND WITH THE EUROPEAN SPACE EDUCATION RESOURCE OFFICE, ANNUALLY ORGANIZE A DIDACTIC AND INTERACTIVE EXHIBITION CALLED “NOVENA ESCUADRILLA VIRTUAL MEETING”.

GOALS:

PROMOTE THE OPERATIONS CARRIED OUT BY THE SPANISH NAVY AND ITS NINTH AIRCRAFT SQUADRON FOR OUR SECURITY AND DEFENSE.

PROMOTE THE BASIC FUNDAMENTALS OF AEROSPACE ENGINEERING AND STEM DISCIPLINES.

PROMOTE, THROUGH FLIGHT SIMULATION, THE CONDITIONS OF ACCESS TO THE NAVAL AIR PILOT COURSE.

DEVELOPMENT OF THE ACTIVITY:

PARTICIPANTS WILL RECEIVE A VIRTUAL FLIGHT BAPTISM ABOARD THE CABIN OF OUR TAV-8B HARRIER AIRPLANE SIMULATOR, WITH WHICH THEY WILL COMPLETE A ROUTE ON A PHOTO-REALISTIC SCENERY OF THE BAHÍA DE CÁDIZ NATURAL PARK, WITH THE FOLLOWING ITINERARY:

- TAKE OFF ON RUNWAY 28 OF THE ROTA NAVAL BASE (LERT), HEADING TO CÁDIZ.

- OVERFLIGHT OF CÁDIZ TOWARDS THE COAST OF CHICLANA DE LA FRONTERA.

- TURN AT THE HEIGHT OF THE ISLAND OF SANCTI PETRI, HEADING FOR SAN FERNANDO AND PUERTO REAL.

- TURN AT THE HEIGHT OF PUERTO REAL TOWARDS EL PUERTO DE SANTA MARIA AND ROTA.


- TOTAL DISTANCE: 45 MILES.

- SPEED: 250 KNOTS.

- ALTITUDE: 10,000 FEET.

- FLIGHT DURATION: 10 MINUTES PER PERSON.