For the “Con la Diana sul petto” event, held in Cervia, on Apr. 16, 2010, Andrea Spagna (an amateur designer & collector with +4.000 examples) designed the patch that was worn by some of the crew chiefs and personnel of the GEA (Gruppo Efficienza Aeromobili, Aircraft Maintenance Unit). Since many readers of this blog are interested in collecting patches, I thought it could be interesting for them, with the help of Andrea who provided the image, to understand the workflow that leads to the creation of a new patch. The following pictures should let you understand how the “Bye Bye Falcon” and “Farewell Falcon” were born.
Exclusive: F-16 gets killed by Typhoon during air combat training in first Eurofighter HUD capture ever.
The following screenshot comes from a video recorded by the HUD (Head Up Display) of a Eurofighter Typhoon and it is the first (and only) Typhoon HUD capture ever made public. It shows an F-16 […]
An airshow was held in Frosinone on May 28, 2010, to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the ItAF helicopter school. For more information about the 72° Stormo, read the article I wrote for the June […]
As seen in this photo, the first British F-35B Joint Strike Fighter is a real cool looking badass combat plane
On Jul. 19, the United Kingdom accepted the first international Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II aircraft in a ceremony attended by senior representatives of the U.K. Ministry of Defence and the U.S. Department of Defense. […]