A few months after reporting from on board the Cavour during a port visit in Civitavecchia for the Armed Forces Day celebrations (for more information and technical details about the ship, read the following article: http://cencio4.wordpress.com/2008/11/29/on-board-the-cavour-aircraft-carrier/) we had the opportunity to visit again the Italian brand new aircraft carrier. The opportunity was provided by another port call in Civitavecchia for the Marina Militare anniversary on Jun. 10, when the ship received its combat flag. The following pictures were taken on Jun. 12 by Giovanni Maduli.
Landing a Rafale an aircraft carrier. At night. A video shows why a night trap is the scariest and most demanding kind of flying.
Ever wondered how’s landing a jet on an aircraft carrier at night? This French Navy Rafale’s HUD (Head Up Display) video gives a hint. Barely visible at the beginning of the footage (a very little […]
Following the post about the patches I took on board the USS Nimitz during my visit on Oct. 18 and 19 (http://cencio4.wordpress.com/2009/10/31/cvw-11-patches/) some readers and visitors of this site requested me to upload some pictures […]
Here’s the F-35A “Adir” (“Mighty One”): the first Lightning II for the Israeli Air Force. With a ceremony broadcast live on Youtube, the first Israeli F-35 was rolled out on Jun. 22 at Lockheed Martin […]