On Aug. 27, Giovanni Maduli, witnessed, from the beach of Torvaianica, next to Pratica di Mare airbase, to an interesting Maritime SAR (Search And Rescue) exercise involving an AB212 of the 15° Stormo of the Aeronautica Militare (Italian Air Force, ItAF).
In year 2000 I interviewed two controllers working at the Rome Military ATCC during Operation Allied Force. I was interested to give an angle which people seem to forget about controlling the airspace. Here’s the […]
“Mix 153, Grosseto Tower, line up and wait runway 03”. It is November 27th 2000, I’m strapped in the backseat of the TF-104G-M MM54554 “4-48” of the 20th Gruppo piloted by Capt. Andrea Truppo, an […]
The Italian and British most advanced jets conducted some Air-to-Air sortie in 1vs1 and 2vs1 scenarios combined with rear seat exchange for a cross training and experience sharing during their firing campaigns in Italy. On […]