The following picture was taken by Giovanni Maduli on Feb. 10, 2011. It shows a Eurofighter Typhoon of the local based 4° Stormo leaking some fuel from the tail tank (for those who might think the aircraft is dumping fuel, the answer is no, since the F-2000 is not equipped with fuel dumpers).
A US Airlines A320 crash lands in NYC’s Hudson river after birdstrike
On Jan 15, at 15.26LT, US Air flight 1549 (http://flightaware.com/live/flight/AWE1549), an Airbus A320 with 151 people (146 passengers and 5 crew members) on board taking off from La Guardia Airport in New York City to […]
Operation Unified Protector (was Odyssey Dawn) explained (Day 36 – 38)
April 26, 2011 Italian Air Force, Libyan Uprising, Military Aviation, Operation Odyssey Dawn, Operation Unified Protector
Previous debriefings: Archive The Easter weekend was characterized by some interesting updates about Unified Protector operation in Libya. First of all, Gaddafi’s forces withdrew from Misratah, even if insurgents’ celebrations turned out to be premature. […]
The Italian Tornado fleet reorganises
With the arrival of a formation of 10 Tornado IDS of the 156° Gruppo in Ghedi on Jul. 1, the relocation that was described in a previous post on this site (http://cencio4.wordpress.com/2008/06/14/italian-tornados-relocation/) officially took place. […]