I have just received from Giovanni Maduli the following pictures depicting the Frecce Tricolory display team during the fly by above Rome for the Armed Forces Day. You will notice that the formation flew with some “unmarked” aicraft something usual during the “training period” (from November to May 1st). For the reasons why the Frecce fly sometimes with blank tails, read my previous post: Why do the Frecce Tricolori fly with blank tails?.
Most probably, 2008 will be remembered as one of the worst years in the history of the Italian military helicopter aviation. At least 5 accidents occurred to aircraft belonging to both the Aeronautica Militare (Italian […]
On Sept. 1, Grosseto airbase hosted the hosted the ceremony for the 4° Stormo Change of Command. The new Cdr, Col. Achille Cazzaniga, replaced the former one Col. Vincenzo Nuzzo. The ceremony was attended by […]
On Sept. 25, Decimomannu airbase in Sardinia, Italy, hosted the 50th Anniversary of the AWTI (Air Weapons Training Installation) that was established the NATO partnership of Italy, Germany, Great Britain and Canada. The AWTI exploits […]