On Jun. 26 and 27, Matteo Marianeschi attended the Zeltweg Air Power 2009, in Styria, Austria. Here’s a selection of pictures he took at the airshow (that saw the first official appearance of the Austrian Eurofighter Typhoon) and at the local aviation museum.
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David Cenciotti is a freelance 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 four books.
The U.S. Air Force demo team rely on a signal mirror that provides a fixed reference point to the formation during the display. The video below is particularly interesting. It was filmed in 2016 and […]
The Italian Air Force will replace its aging fleet of MB-339s with the “new” M-345HET. Following an initial contract for five aircraft, Leonardo has signed yesterday a contract with the Armaments and Airworthiness Department of […]
Taken on Nov. 7 by The Aviationist’s contributor Estelle Calleja, the following images show winching training conducted by an Italian Air Force AB.212 (MM81158) at Melieha, in the nortwestern part of Malta. The Italian chopper […]