Principe de Asturias

The Spanish aircraft carrier Principe de Asturias, made a port visit in Civitavecchia on February 17th and 18th 2007. The ship made a stop in Italy before taking part in a multi-national naval excercise in the Tyrrhenian sea. Giovanni Maduli was in Civitavecchia to take a few pictures of the aircraft carrier and the accompaining vessels and witnessed the presence of many other ships among which the Portuguese frigate “Vasco de Gama”, the Spanish frigate “Almirante Juan de Borbón”, the Spanish fast support ship “Patino” and the French destroyer “Jean Bart”.


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David Cenciotti is a freelance journalist based in Rome, Italy. He is the Founder and Editor of “The Aviationist”, one of the world’s most famous and read military aviation blogs. Since 1996, he has written for major worldwide magazines, including Air Forces Monthly, Combat Aircraft, and many others, covering aviation, defense, war, industry, intelligence, crime and cyberwar. He has reported from the U.S., Europe, Australia and Syria, and flown several combat planes with different air forces. He is a former 2nd Lt. of the Italian Air Force, a private pilot and a graduate in Computer Engineering. He has written four books.