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 on the opposite side of the runway 24, in the GEA area and it is currently parked, in the same conditions as it was one month ago, next to the remaining retired F-104s.
Spotter Day For The 90th Anniversary Of 23° Gruppo – Cervia Jun. 20, 2008
The following aircraft were noted during the Spotter Day held in Cervia on June 20, 2008, to watch the arrivals of the Italian and foreign squadrons invited by the 23° Gruppo to celebrate its 90th […]
“Wise Guy” is Back! Regenerated After 10 Years At the “Boneyard” B-52H Flies Again After PDM at Tinker AFB
B-52H Stratofortress “Wise Guy” has started flying from Tinker Air Force Base after Programmed Depot Maintenance, prepares to return to active service. “Wise Guy”, the B-52H Stratofortress bomber tail number 60-034, is preparing to return […]
First Italian F-16 in special colour scheme and new preserved F-104 at Cervia
The highlights of the Spotter Day held on June 20, 2008, at Cervia airbase to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the 23° Gruppo were the F-16ADF MM7251 painted in a special colour scheme (since, most […]