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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September 24, 2017 David Cenciotti Aviation Safety / Air Crashes, Italian Air Force, Military Aviation 36
An Italian Typhoon has crashed into the sea while performing its display during an airshow in Italy. On Sunday Sept. 24, 2017, an Italian Air Force Eurofighter F-2000A Typhoon (most probably MM7278/RS-23) belonging to the […]
As I have already explained in my previous post about the airshow held in Rivolto on Sept. 11 and 12, 2010, to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Frecce Tricolori, in the last weeks I […]
Baltic Air Patrol QRA (Quick Reaction Alert) service is always quite busy. On Apr. 18, the Italian Air Force two Italian Air Force Typhoons deployed to Šiauliai, Lithuania, for the NATO’s Baltic Air Policing mission, […]