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.
November 24, 2009 David Cenciotti Aviation, Aviation Safety / Air Crashes, Italian Air Force, Military Aviation 1
On Nov. 23, 2009, around 14.10 LT, a C-130J belonging to the 46^ Brigata Aerea, crashed in Pisa, next to the active runway (more or less here) causing the death of the 5 POB (People […]
Second part with the pictures taken at Cervia on Apr. 16, 2010. Part 1 available here. As pictures show, the weather was poor. The G.91Y sporting the colours and markings of the 101° Gruppo of […]
TodayH5396/10: Formation flying will take place Q) EGTT/QWVLW/IV/M/W/000/030/5250N00010W040 FORMATION TRANSIT BY 16 MIL FAST JET ACFT ACFT. THE FORMATION WILL FORM UP IN VCY OF 5239N 00033E (MARHAM AD) FROM 1305 HR AND THEN ROUTE: […]