David Cenciotti is a freelance 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 four books.
A Russian Su-30 conducted a VID intercept on a U.S. aircraft over Syria. On Oct. 10, a Russian Su-30SM belonging to the contingent deployed to Latakia, in Syria, had a close encounter with a unspecified […]
Persian Tomcat and Russian Bear fly together during a strike mission against ground targets in Syria. Something really interesting details have been exposed by the material released by Russia’s MoD lately. Indeed, as you can […]
That’s a weird place to install a (handheld) GPS device. The image in this post was published by the official Twitter account of the Russian «Strizhi» (Swifts) aerial display team. The team fly 6 Mig-29 […]