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Eurofighter night take off

Aug 09 2007

This is the sight of a night take off of a pair of Eurofighter Typhoon from Grosseto airbase. Picture was taken on August 06th 2007 at 9:10PM LT.

I was asked by some enthusiasts and photographer, the settings I used to make ...

Eurofighter Typhoon at Grosseto

Aug 08 2007

The Italian Air Force has recently received the first of five Eurofighter Tranche 1 Block 5 fitted with the PIRATE (Passive Infra-Red Airborne Tracking Equipment) a passive sensor, combining IRST (Infra-Red Search and Track System) and FLIR (Forward Looking Infra-Red) capabilities. The PIRATE ...

Warner Village F-104 – another update

Aug 07 2007

I have received from Iolanda Frisina some pictures of the “Warner Village Starfighter”. Even if pictures were made with a mobile phone and are not very clear, they show that the F-104 was already in the current location more than ...

F-104 Graffiti Art update

Aug 03 2007

Yesterday I made a second inspection of the MM6833. I took some more pictures and had a better look at the cockpit. I was looking to the right console when I noticed that the Matricola Militare of the frontal section ...

F-104 Graffiti Art

Jul 31 2007

Today I visited this scrapped F-104 next to Warner Village cinemas, in Rome. For those interested it is located at 41°49’01,49”N 12°24’49,07”E but don’t waste time looking for it in Google Earth since satellite pictures do not depict the Starfighter ...

Air-to-Air photography

Jul 30 2007

Una versione in italiano di quanto descritto in questo post può essere letta sul forum “Italian Vipers” cliccando qui.

Many aircraft enthusiasts and photographers have noticed that the majority of the air-to-air pictures I took depict the subject from abeam or astern: most of them were shot from behind ...

Military Aviation

Mar 23 2017
An excellent clip shows the Special Color Tornado IDS rolled out last year by the Italian Air Force. On Oct. 27, 2017 the RSV (Rep...
Mar 22 2017
Bizarre Video Continues North Korean Saber Rattling, Appears Comical. In the strange style of propaganda videos released by the De...

Drones

Feb 05 2017
We can’t say whether it happened by accident or on purpose, but a U.S. unmanned spy aircraft broadcast its position for everyone...
Jan 11 2017
U.S. Navy F/A-18 Hornets released a swarm of 103 Perdix semi-autonomous drones in flight. Welcome to the future of war tech. The U...

Aviation Safety / Air Crashes

Mar 22 2017
Leaks and Media Reports Suggest Laptop Ban Linked to Jan. 28 SEAL Raid on Yemen. Unattributed quotes from “three intelligence so...
Mar 16 2017
Wake turbulence flips Challenger jet upside down. Crew survives after emergency landing. In a bizarre incident that occurred on Ja...

Rogue States

Mar 22 2017
A B-1 Lancer performing a mock attack on a range in South Korea amid raising tensions with North Korea caused the China’s Ai...
Mar 22 2017
Leaks and Media Reports Suggest Laptop Ban Linked to Jan. 28 SEAL Raid on Yemen. Unattributed quotes from “three intelligence so...

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