Most probably, 2008 will be remembered as one of the worst years in the history of the Italian military helicopter aviation. At least 5 accidents occurred to aircraft belonging to both the Aeronautica Militare (Italian […]
Since the last week, Italy has been interested by a wave of exceptionally bad weather conditions: torrential rains and thundestorms. Rome suffered many damages and according to Mayor Gianni Alemanno the flood emergency was equivalent […]
The Guided Missile Cruiser “Moskva”, the flagship of the Russian Navy Black Sea Fleet, made a port visit to Civitavecchia (some 30 miles to the NW of Rome) with the Italian Frigate Maestrale before departing […]
Riccardo Braccini, Aviopress Editor, sent me this interesting picture of the new Italian aircraft carrier Cavour that he took from an Italian Coast Guard helicopter on November 8th, at 11.21 LT.
Giovanni Maduli sent me this picture of the Italian aircraft carrier Cavour (550) he took recently in Fincantieri’s shipyards in Muggiano, near Genoa. The ship, that will be delivered to the Marina Militare (Italian Navy) in 2008, has an overall length of 244 meters and […]