On May 21, 2009, Matteo Marianeschi visited Istrana airbase to take some pictures of the daily activities performed by the local based 132° and 103° Gruppo both belonging to the 51° Stormo. Interestingly, Istrana is not only home of the two AMX Squadrons, but is one of the Italian airbases with the largest collections of preserved aircraft and relics as the following images show.
U.S. and Italian F-35As Integrated Operationally For The First Time Using MADL during Astral Knight 2019 Exercise
The U.S. Air Force F-35A deployed to Aviano for Astral Knight 2019 shared data with the Italian Air Force F-35A using the Multifunction Advanced Data Link during the recent European Defense drills. One of the […]
Here’s the second selection of pictures taken during at Trapani on June 8, 2009. The first part is available here. About David CenciottiWebsiteFacebookTwitterLinkedIn instagramDavid Cenciotti is a journalist based in Rome, Italy. He is the […]
That Time An Alitalia B747 (Escorted By Italian Air Force Tornado and AMX) Wowed The Crowd At An Air Show Near Rome
In 1996, an Alitalia B747-200 Jumbo Jet accompanied by two ItAF combat aircraft performed a remarkable display during Ostia Air Show. Ostia, on the Tyrrhenian coast, few kilometers to the west of Rome, has hosted […]