On board the Cavour aircraft carrier (again)

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.

About David Cenciotti
David Cenciotti is a journalist based in Rome, Italy. He is the Founder and Editor of “The Aviationist”, one of the world’s most famous and read military aviation blogs. Since 1996, he has written for major worldwide magazines, including Air Forces Monthly, Combat Aircraft, and many others, covering aviation, defense, war, industry, intelligence, crime and cyberwar. He has reported from the U.S., Europe, Australia and Syria, and flown several combat planes with different air forces. He is a former 2nd Lt. of the Italian Air Force, a private pilot and a graduate in Computer Engineering. He has written five books and contributed to many more ones.