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.
Last year’s Libya Air War saw the coalition of NATO and non-NATO members, operating within Operation Unified Protector, dropping some 3,644 LGBs, 2,844 GPS-guided, 1,150 precision-guided direct-fire weapons, to enforce the UN Security Council resolutions […]
“You are about to see the largest aerial campaign in Libyan history in the coming hours,” Haftar’s air force chief Saqr al-Jaroushi said in a statement. At least “six Mig-29 Fulcrum and two Sukhoi Su-24 […]
On Jul. 14, 2011, what has been defined as a rocket or a “combat ground-to-air missile used by Italian helicopters” was found in a field near the tracks of a Rome-Naples high-speed railway bridge in […]
this never happens when I’m around.
Their country is falling in the hands of ISIS and their air force is playing with russian fighter jets I can see the future of libya very clearly
I think a not-upgraded MiG-23 as the one you see flying costs around 50-100K USD. not exactly multi million.