On May 6th, the Esercito Italiano (Italian Army) celebrated its 147th Anniversary with a show that was held in the Tor Di Quinto military hippodrome. The show comprised also an air display of the main AVES aircraft and the flyby of some formations of helicopters. The air show’s rehearsals took place at Rome Urbe airport, where all the helicopters were deployed, and Giovanni Maduli went there on May 2 to take the following exclusive pictures.
The first AW101 for the Italian Air Force, designated the HH-101A “CAESAR”, made its maiden flight at AgustaWestland’s Yeovil facility in the UK The new helicopter, in an interesting black color scheme, made its first […]
Farewell Huey! The Italian Army Begins To Slowly Retire The AB-205 After More Than 50 Years Of Service
The 5th Army Aviation Regiment is the first unit to phase out its AB-205 Huey helicopters after completing the transition to the NH-90. The 5th Army Aviation Regiment of the Italian Army (5° Reggimento Aviazione […]
Giovanni Maduli, one of my co-workers, sent me the following picture he took at Bracciano a few minutes before the NH90 EI-202 crashed into the Bracciano Lake causing the death of Capt. Fornassi. The picture […]