Inside Argentina's newly modernised military pilot training school

The Argentine Air Force Military Aviation School has completed a modernisation process that has made it one of the best equipped and most efficient in Latin America, as Santiago Rivas reports.

In the past five years the Escuela de Aviación Militar (EAM, Military Aviation School) has been the focus of the Fuerza Aérea Argentina (FAA, Argentine Air Force) as it takes its first step in a modernisation process. It is currently one of the best equipped units of the FAA and is changing the way the new pilots are prepared to ensure they ready for the new fighter the Air Force is aiming to buy. The EAM is the oldest FAA organisation, created in 1912 at El Palomar Air Base in Buenos Aires, remaining there until its new facilities in Córdoba were inaugurated in 1937.

Become a Premium Member to Read More

This is a premium article and requires an active Key.Aero subscription to view. You can also access it if you’re subscribed to one of our Key Publishing magazines.

I’m an existing member, sign me in!

I don’t have a subscription…

Why not join our community of aviation enthusiasts? Pick one of our introductory offers and access a wealth of world-class aviation content.