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 self-protection pod was successfully tested in October 2020 and is one of many new capabilities for the MQ-9 Reaper Remotely Piloted Aircraft tested last year. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems recently announced some of the […]
Interesing video shows the Mk14 ejection seat, more commonly known as SJU17A and NACES (Navy Aircrew Common Ejection Seat), in service in the F/A-18 and T-45 Goshawk, at work. Martin-Baker is a very well known […]
A Chinese Su-27 Flanker flew within 50 feet of a U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon anti-submarine warfare aircraft. It looks like not only Russian Su-27 Flanker are involved in close encounters with U.S. surveillance planes around the […]
I don’t know if there was enough air combat maneuvering in that video to have it in the title. Still, great vid!
One guy was wearing sun glasses under his visor! Too cool for school, and he looked older!
Fucking love it!!
how come i cannot download the above video?