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  1. hello david,

    some questions about Grazzanise air base:
    – what is it being used for currently ?
    – is it still fully jet capable ?
    – what is its future ?


  2. Hi Henk,
    Grazzanise is a DOB (Deployed Operating Base) thus fully jet capable. It is the homebase of the 9th Stormo, whose 21st Gruppo, equipped with AB.212ICO, is going to become a Special OPS squadron.


  3. Hello:

    By any chance, do you know whatever happened to the ex captain of the Carrier Garibaldi, Paolo Treu. My family has lost complete contact with him. We met years ago in Pensacola when he was a student.

    Any information will be greatly appreciated.
    M. Bartra

  4. Hi

    I am looking for abandoned/non operational Sukhoi 25’s.

    Do you know anywhere I could find them globally or whic websites are best to go trawling through please.

    Thank you

  5. Hello David,

    I am trying to find out where my father was during his time in the Regia Aeronautica 1938-1945, 2 of those years in a German Concentration Camp. He died when I was a teenager and I didn’t get to ask him soooo many things I want to know now as an adult. I have his original war papers but cannot read Italian. Is there a site that I can search by name to find maybe which part of the air force he served under and which camp he was taken to by the Germans, etc.

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