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Information Warfare

Oct 11 2007

Che l’Information Warfare sia entrato a far parte delle operazioni militari è ormai un dato di fatto. Come ebbi modo di scrivere descrivendo il servizio di controllo del traffico aereo militare operativo durante la guerra nella Ex-Jugoslavia (http://cencio4.wordpress.com/2007/03/26/military-atcc-during-allied-force/), già nel ...

Oceanic Airlines 815 crash site & Lost island location

Sep 28 2007

As I wrote on a previous post, on June 1st 2007 I flew from Brisbane to Los Angeles on board QF175. After about 5 hours flying over the Pacific Ocean the B-747-400 I was flying on overflew a big island ...

Flight Simulator(s)

Sep 18 2007

An interesting easter egg was discovered in the last weeks by a student that found that by depressing CNTRL+ALT+A on the keyboard when using Google Earth, he was given access to an embedded flight simulator (once you have used the flight simulator for the first time, your ...

Close encounters (snapshots from the Cold War)

Sep 07 2007

As written in a previous post (Typhoon Block 5 and Cold War alert) on Aug. 17, 2007, Russia has begun 20 hours long strategic flights around the globe, like those carried out during the Cold War.

So far, no Russian Tu-95 has ...

Grosseto airbase

Aug 30 2007

Grosseto airbase has changed a lot in the last 10 years. As described in my previous posts, today the airport it is the MOB of the ItAF Eurofighters (the Gioia del Colle and its 12th Gruppo/36th Stormo will be delivered ...

Flying with the MB.339CD

Aug 27 2007

In a previous post dealing with the Air-to-Air photography, I explained just a few of my air-to-air pictures are 3/4 frontal (thus taken looking in the circular area behind the airplane, from 4 to 8 o’clock) and depicts the subject ...

Military Aviation

Apr 26 2017
Yesterday two USAF F-35A stealth aircraft performed a quick visit to Estonia. But their mission to the Baltic region was probably ...
Apr 24 2017
Some of the F-35A Lightning II aircraft currently at RAF Lakenheath will forward deploy to Estonia tomorrow. Meanwhile, the first ...

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 30 2017
Take a seat inside the cockpit of KC-135 Stratotanker number 4 in a 5-ship “Tanker Cell.” You don’t happen to se...
Mar 29 2017
Legacy and Super Hornet showing a concerning steady increase in “physiological episodes” that U.S. Navy calls “N...

Rogue States

Apr 26 2017
Yesterday two USAF F-35A stealth aircraft performed a quick visit to Estonia. But their mission to the Baltic region was probably ...
Apr 24 2017
Some of the F-35A Lightning II aircraft currently at RAF Lakenheath will forward deploy to Estonia tomorrow. Meanwhile, the first ...

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