A Mil Mi 26T heavy transport helicopter (NATO code name “Halo”), the largest helicopter ever produced, made a firefighting display on Nov. 14th at Rome Urbe airport. Arrived from Greece (where it supported the season’s firefighting campaign) on Nov. 12th, the Mi 26, belonging to the UTair and serialled RA-06019, is currently under evaluation by the Protezione Civile. The following pictures were taken by Giovanni Maduli during the display.
Italy's Government Aviation
I wrote the below article for the August 2009 issue of Air Forces Monthly. As the Italian Civil Protection often makes the news as happened during the relief effort after the April 2009 earthquake in […]
Gate XXI at Rome Urbe airport
Last week, along with Giovanni Maduli, I attended the Gate XXI trade fair and exhibition, held at Rome Urbe airport. Gate XXI is the first International exhibition organized in Italy dealing with the aerospace industry, […]
Rome Urbe airport – LIRU – 01.05.09
On May 1, Giovanni Maduli went to Urbe airport, in the Northern part of Rome, to take pictures of the small general aviation aircraft departing or arriving on runway 16/34 (3543 x 98 ft / […]