Taken on Jan. 18, the following impressive photo, shows six UH-60L Black Hawks and two CH-47F Chinooks, assigned to Task Force Brawler, 4th Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, Task Force Falcon, simultaneously launch a daytime missionfrom Multinational Base Tarin Kowt.
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.
Between Sept. 24 and 27, 12 A-10Cs made a stopover at Lajes Field, Azores, on their way to Bagram airfield, in Afghanistan. The Warthogs, belonging to the 75th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron “Tiger Sharks”, 23rd Fighter […]
On May 17, the Italian Army celebrated the 40th anniversary of the CH-47 Chinook (“Cino” as it is nicknamed in Italy) helicopter with a ceremony held at Viterbo airport. Along with the Chinook in a […]
The Helicopter Safely Returned To Base After Checking Out A Possible Transmission Fault. A U.S. Army AH-64 Apache attack helicopter performed a precautionary landing during an operational mission over northern Syria in the morning of […]