For the event held in Trapani on Jun. 8 (to read more click here and here) to celebrate the 1.000 hours on the F-16 by the two squadron commanders, the 10° and 18° Gruppo presented some brand new patches:
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After the first cool images, here’s the video of the F-35C test plane CF-2 during the first night flight on Jun. 13. As seen when the F-35A made its first night sortie in January, note […]
November 18, 2008 David Cenciotti Aviation, Aviation Safety / Air Crashes, Italian Air Force, Military Aviation 1
On Nov. 12, a first report about the HH-3F crash that costed the life of 8 POB (read also An Italian HH-3F crashes in France killing 8 POB & “Mammaiut”: all the ItAF HH-3Fs grounded) […]
We have travelled to Keflavik to see the Italian Air Force Lightnings supporting NATO’s Icelandic Air Policing mission. Here are all the details and some stunning photographs. From Oct. 2, 2019, the skies over Iceland […]