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.
On Oct. 16, a conventional take off and landing (CTOL) version of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, completed the first weapon drop, releasing a huge 2,000 pound GBU-31 BLU-109 warhead Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM). […]
The following defense news article deserves a read: RAF: Harrier Retirement Won’t Hurt F-35C Skills By ANDREW CHUTER Published: 17 Dec 2010 08:55 One of Britain’s senior Royal Air Force commanders has rebutted suggestions that […]
Besides being plagued by cost and operational concerns, Lockheed Martin’s F-35 multirole, stealth warplane has been targeted by hackers, who tried to steal secrets of the Joint Strike Fighter, for years. Most of times, cyber […]
Wow, LM showing us its crappy stealth (without weapons under its wings) jet is capable of doing a complete roll with external loads….damned that day when Italy decided to purchase and build these useless overrated aircrafts…we should just have a fleet of swing role Typhoon Tranche3 backed up by some weaponized Aermacchi T-346…
For a second there I thought it was a flying formation :D
Epic moment pass in my eyes, i hope the moment to fly a some aircraft.
I don’t think he was implying otherwise.