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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Total air superiority with a bit of swing role: the Italian Typhoons have completed their first Red Flag
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