David Cenciotti is a 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 five books and contributed to many more ones.
The US Army is using a brand new technology that is installed into its Beechcraft King Air aircraft deployed in the skies of Helmand Province Afghanistan, that can jam and intercept insurgent transmissions. The new […]
An article written by W.J. Hennigan for the LA Times, provides some new interesting details about the U.S. Air Force’s fleet of cars used to chase U-2 (and, presumably, RQ-4 Global Hawks) spyplanes. Chase automobiles are […]
The rare formation is also known as “The Double Deuce.” The majority of the strategic ISR (Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance) platforms operate as single-ships: the “recce” aircraft is launched from its homebase (or from a forward […]
The trained, professional air-force guy at 00:50 getting emotional. Beautiful!
Great video! Love that plane!