On Feb. 2, the following formation was seen overflying Pratica di Mare airbase. Even if the aircraft involved can fly at the same speed without particular problems, it is quite unusual to see an helicopter flying along with a plane.
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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.
A mixed F-35 Lightning II Eurofighter Typhoon formation could be more frequent in the future. This image was taken on Apr. 4, 2014, near Edwards Air Force Base, California. It shows, an F-35 of the […]
The Italian Air Force carried out the first special biocontainment flight, to repatriate an Italian doctor who contracted Ebola virus working in Sierra Leone. An Italian doctor, who developed a fever and was positive at […]
Yesterday I’ve published some pictures of the Thunderbirds performing a demo flight at Jesolo on Jun. 10 to explain the origin of condensation clouds generated by maneuvering aircraft. Here’s a gallery of the most interesting […]