In order to celebrate the 75.000 flight hours with the C-130J, the 46^ Brigata Aerea of the Aeronautica Militare (Italian Air Force, ItAF) prepared an interesting Special Colour. Actually it is not a special coloured aircraft, since the C-130J serialled MM62186 “46-51” has just received celebrative markings and tricoloured stripes. The Hercules was presented in the new “livery” at Pisa on Oct. 15 and Matteo Marianeschi was there to take the following exclusive pictures of it.
As I’ve already written many times on my Unified Protector (previously Odyssey Dawn) “column” on this blog (and on Twitter too…), under a military/technological point of view the war in Libya has been an unbelievable […]
The following pictures were taken on board Ryanair flights FR6072 (CIA-TPS) and FR8638 (TPS-CIA) on Jun. 8, 2009. Those were the flights, operated by Boeing 737-800, that took me to Trapani airbaseand back, on the […]
On May 17, 2011, an Italian Air Force C-130J, departed in the morning from Pisa airbase, dropped about 400.000 leaflets over Tripoli, Libya. As reported by ANSA news agency, leaflets contained a message addressed to […]