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Banner target release

May 22 2010

The following sequence of images taken by Giovanni Maduli, shows “Bullet”, an MB.339A assigned to the RSSTA (Reparto Sperimentale e di Standardizzazione del Tiro Aereo), releasing a banner target over Decimomannu airbase, before landing, at the end of a firing ...

Sarzana Luni airport

May 19 2010

The following images were taken by Matteo Marianeschi during a recent visit in Luni Sarzana, airport where the 1° Nucleo Aereo, 1° Sezione Volo Elicotteri of the Guardia Costiera (CP, Italian Coast Guard) and the Maristaeli Luni Sarzana with the ...

Red Flag 10-2 through the lenses of Alberto Riva

May 18 2010

Alberto Riva (http://www.albertoriva.com/) is a journalist and photographer based in New York City. He’s a member of the International Society for Aviation Photography and reader of this weblog. Along with 150 shooters from around the world he had the opportunity ...

Starex 2010 – part 1

May 17 2010

From May 3 to May 13, 2010, Decimomannu airbase, in Sardinia, home of the AWTI (Air Weapons Training Installation) hosted the STAREX 2010 exercise. About 50 aircraft attended the operations that simulated an International crisis scenario. AMXs belonging to the ...

MB.339CD kill markings

May 13 2010

The following pictures, taken by Giovanni Maduli at Decimomannu airbase during Starex exercise have made the news and caused sensation. In fact, the kill markings on the two MB.339CDs of the 212° Gruppo of the 61° Stormo, based in Lecce-Galatina, ...

An interesting visitor in Ciampino

May 13 2010

The following pictures were taken by Andrea El Dabh (whose site can be visited at the link https://sites.google.com/site/aereiedintorni/) at around 17.00LT on May 5, 2010 while he was boarding a Ryanair flight. The images show a quite unusual visitor at ...

Military Aviation

May 21 2018
A Galaxy uses every inch of runway 33 at Ilopango airport, El Salvador. The following footage shows a U.S. Air Force C-5 Galaxy ta...
May 16 2018
Polish Aviation Industry explained. The Early Days Aviation became present in the territory which was to become Poland once it rea...

Drones

Feb 28 2018
Photos shot from UFO Seekers allegedly show unknown, triangular object interacting with two U.S. Air Force F-16s. But it’s p...
Feb 16 2018
One of the RQ-4B Global Hawk drone converted into EQ-4 has logged 20,000 flight hours operating as a “flying gateway” ...

Aviation Safety / Air Crashes

May 13 2018
This is why aircraft carriers have JBD (Jet Blast Deflectors). The videos below show an incident that occurred aboard USS Independ...
May 09 2018
Caught on video: an RNoAF F-16 ingests a bird during take off. Birds ingested in aircraft engines can have devastating effects. Th...

Rogue States

May 18 2018
The Russian Air Force has released a video that includes a short clip filmed from inside a Bear bomber escorted by two F-22 stealt...
May 17 2018
New Carrier Continues Expansion of Chinese Expeditionary Capability. China launched its first domestically produced aircraft carri...

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