After reading some news dealing with the presumed imminent return to flight of an airworthy Italian F-104 (obviously hoaxes related to the April Fool’s Day), I decided to publish the following postcard made with a picture I took more or less in this period, 7 years ago, in 2003. The image, a scan from a 35mm colour slide, depicts an F-104S ASA-M of the 10° Gruppo landing on runway 06 at Grazzanise airbase. It is “Photoshop free” (frame aside, of course): a genuine photograph of the F-104 in a day in which many Starfighter-related hoaxes are spreading through the Web.
For the third time, the Italian F-2000A jets have deployed to Keflavik to ensure the safety of Iceland’s airspace. On Sept. 4, four Italian Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon jets deployed to Keflavik Air Base, Iceland, […]
The Italian Air Force launches LIDAR (Light Detection And Ranging) on board C-27J to check volcanic ashes
Along with ENAC (Ente Nazionale Aviazione Civile, National Civil Aviation Authority) and the CNR (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, National Research Council), on Jan. 31, 2011, the Aeronautica Militare (Italian Air Force, ItAF) presented the project […]
The following pictures, taken by Antonio Muñiz, show the F-22 Raptors from Holloman landing at Moron airbase, in Spain, on Apr. 17, 2012. As already explained with many exclusive details, the six 49FW F-22As were […]