60th Anniversary of the RSV – Pratica di Mare – 15.10.09

On Oct. 15, 2009, the Reparto Sperimentale Volo (RSV) of the Aeronautica Militare (Italian Air Force, ItAF) based in Pratica di Mare, celebrated its 60th anniversary with a private ceremony that comprised also a flying display of both solo aircraft and formations. Giovanni Maduli took the following interesting pictures of the mini-airshow held at Pratica di Mare airport.


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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.