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).
Although it’s in French language, the following video released by the French MoD is quite interesting as it shows the FAF C-135FR refueling ops from N’Djamena, Chad. The French tanker are quite similar to the […]
Good bye Black Sheeps: the retirement of the P.166DL3, the Italian Air Force's aerophotogrammetry platform
Although it passed almost unnoticed, at end of November 2011, the 71° Gruppo of the Italian Air Force based at Pratica di Mare, near Rome, retired one of the less known and most interesting aircraft: […]
We went to Decimomannu airbase to observe the Italian F-35s at work. Last month, six Italian Air Force F-35As deployed to Decimomannu airbase, in Sardinia, for a 3-week deployment at the local-based RSSTA (Reparto Sperimentale […]