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.
Here Are The Photos Of The First Ever Intercept Of A Russian Aircraft By F-35 Under NATO Command In The Baltics
We have obtained the photos of the first intercept by F-35s supporting NATO Baltic Air Policing mission last month. As already reported, the Italian Air Force F-35 aircraft deployed to Ämari Air Base, Estonia, to […]
I have been receiving more pictures about the first GEA Reunion held in Cervia on Oct. 4. The following ones were provided by Matteo Marianeschi; noteworthy the image depicting the 9 ship formation being chased […]
Italian Predator drone stays aloft for 24 hours in Afghanistan and completes four missions in one sortie
The Italian Air Force has set a new service record in December 2012, when one of its Predator drones deployed to Herat flew for 24 hours, supporting four different ground missions in Afghanistan. Image credit: […]