Driving The Air Service of the Guardia Civil Posted on 11th October 2015 1 min read Since the Helicopter Service was created in 1973, Guardia Civil has increased the services provided to citizens by means of its Helicopter Units, which have strengthened the operational capacity of the Institution in many senses, either working separately or in co-ordination with other units. The Air Service is the specialized group acting when the mission entrusted requires the use of aeronautical means and equipments. Its specific mission consists in organizing, coordinating and exploiting the GC air resources. It also provides technical advice regarding the exercise of competences covered by GC as aeronautical administrative police. Besides, it cooperates with the relevant judicial authorities in issues corresponding to this field. Since 2008, the airborne service has a fixed wing section in which operate two CESSNA CN-35 devices, that basically carry out immigration control services.