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.
The Italian BR-1150 Atlantic Has Completed Its Last Flight Ending An Impressive 45-year Career
The Italian Air Force bid farewell to the Breguet Atlantic. And Here Are Some Of The Most Significant Moments Of Its 45-year Career. On Nov. 22, 2017, the Italian Air Force retired its last BR-1150 […]
A "near miss" wildlife strike
September 22, 2010 Aviation Safety / Air Crashes, Giornata Azzurra, Italian Air Force, Military Aviation
People usually thinks that aircraft are subject to “bird strikes” collisions between airborne animals (usually birds) with flying aircraft. However, until the aircraft is on the ground, taxiing or rolling for take off, it is […]
Two German Pilots Have Just Graduated At The International Flight Training School
The two German Air Force pilots have become the first international graduates of the IFTS. The IFTS (International Flight Training School), a joint venture between the Aeronautica Militare (Italian Air Force) and Leonardo in collaboration […]
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povero Virus ;-(
Concordo Emiliano….povero Virus….un salutone ! (lizard)