David Cenciotti is a 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 five books and contributed to many more ones.
I went to Grazzanise on Nov. 21st to talk again with the pilots of the 21st Gruppo and noticed that the F-104 “51-01” MM6507, that was being restored in the former 10th Gr apron (see post: http://cencio4.wordpress.com/2007/11/12/new-f-104-restoration-project-discovered/), was moved […]
According to a brief news published by the ecodicaserta.it website, on Jul 17, an AB.212 of the 9° Stormo of the Aeronautica Militare, performed an emergency landing near Mondragone after experiencing an engine fire. The […]
Recentemente ho avuto l’opportunità di testare in volo un GPS logger commerciale che mi ha consigliato Roberto Petagna di Aviopress, il quale ha avviato una vera e propria sperimentazione su questo tipo di apparati. Il […]
Dear Mr. Cenciotti,
Would you please be kind enough to put me in contact (forward me the address) of the Grazzanise GEA (former Centro Manutenzione), where you took, on Oct. 22nd 2007, a picture depicting a restored F-104S/ASA-M ready to leave ?
Regards and thanks.
unfortunately, I haven’t any direct number for the GEA. However you could try to contact one of the numbers at the following address:
In that page you can also find the email address of the PIO: