Following the post about the patches I took on board the USS Nimitz during my visit on Oct. 18 and 19 (http://cencio4.wordpress.com/2009/10/31/cvw-11-patches/) some readers and visitors of this site requested me to upload some pictures of the flight helmets and flight gear worn by the crews of the CVW-11.
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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.
In the last few days, I’ve often written about the F-35B. I have explained that the STOVL concept could not be abandoned and that, hopefully, USMC, Italian Air Force and Italian Navy, will most probably […]
April 14, 2011 David Cenciotti Aviation, Italian Air Force, Libyan Uprising, Military Aviation, Operation Odyssey Dawn, Operation Unified Protector 2
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On Jan. 23, 2012 a C-17A Globemaster III was involved in a landing incident at Forward Operating Base Shank, in Afghanistan during a combat airlift mission in support to Operation Enguring Freedom. The aircraft was […]