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.
Five Pilots Report Symptoms Similar to Hypoxia. The U.S. Air Force has reported that flight operations for F-35A Lightning II aircraft at Luke AFB near Phoenix, Arizona in the United States have been temporarily halted. […]
How an old missile system was able to shoot down a U.S. Air Force stealth aircraft during Operation Allied Force. On Mar. 27, 1999, the fourth night of Operation Allied Force (OAF) over Serbia, a U.S. […]
The air inlets were the key factor that helped the J-58 engines to provide 32,000 pounds of thrust and allow the Blackbird to reach Mach 3.2. The Lockheed SR-71 “Blackbird”, the famous high-altitude Mach 3 […]