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.
First ever swing role course on the T-346 prepares Italian Air Force pilots to the Typhoon and Tornado
The Italian Air Force has recently begun training its first Eurofighter and Tornado pilots on the Alenia Aermacchi T-346A at Lecce airbase, in southeastern Italy. At the beginning of September, the Italian Air Force has […]
September 11, 2008 Aviation, Aviation Safety / Air Crashes, Italian Air Force, Military Aviation, NH90 crash, non-military aviation
During the last month, I’ve often thought about the accident I witnessed on Jun. 1 when a brand new NH90 of the Italian Army, piloted by an experienced crew, crashed into the Bracciano lake (for […]
Italian Air Force Typhoon, AMX, Tornado, T-346 And F-35A Jets As Well As Greek F-4E Phantoms Take Part In Italy’s Largest Drills In 2017
Exercise Vega 2017 put the Italian Air Force’s most advanced “hardware” to test. Vega 2017 (VG17) is the name of the Italian Air Force-led aerial exercise included in Joint Stars 2017, Italy’s largest joint drills […]