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.
Iran’s Limited Conventional Response Capabilities May Have Ominous Implications. Behind the headlines of the U.S. drone strike that killed Iranian General Qasem Soleimani, head of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard’s Quds Force, speculation about an Iranian […]
At least seven Taliban militants were killed following a NATO air raid Afghanistan. Noteworthy, a sign of the developing operation may have been a U.S. Air Force E-11A BACN plane orbiting over southeasern Ghazni province, […]
Well, yeah, that, or all the ADS-B antennas have been ripped off of roof’s in the region; I know my setup wouldn’t take 100mph LET ALONE 235mph!!!!
This is ignoring the fact that any plane that can get away from that morass is or has already done so. I mean it’s not like it sneaks up on you…