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Another Scramble for the Italian F-16s

Apr 23 2008

On Apr. 18, a Kuwaitian C-130 UK-bound, coming from Athens and crossing the Italian airspace was intercepted by two F-16s of the 5th Stormo. The Italian fighters took off from Cervia, intercepted the “zombie” over PNZ (Ponza) radiobeacon at 08.45L, ...

Spring Flag 2008 debrief – part 1

Apr 18 2008

The VIP / Media Day held on Apr 17 at Decimommanu airbase was the final act of the Exercise Spring Flag. The final press conference provided lots of interesting details (that will be discussed in the next days in a ...

Spring Flag pictures – part 4

Apr 16 2008

The second week of the Ex. Spring Flag has begun on Apr 14. The scenario is always the same and the main difference with the first part of the Exercise is that from Apr 14 to 16, night missions have ...

Spring Flag – part 3 + log

Apr 13 2008

A log of the aircraft taking part in the Exercise Spring Flag 2008 from Decimomannu airport. Serials identified from the pictures.

LIED MM7132 51-01 AMX MM7144 51-03 AMX MM7146 51-25 AMX MM7133 51-32 AMX MM7007 6-01 Tornado MM7025 6-05 Tornado MM7035 6-27 Tornado MM7006 6-31 Tornado ‘Sp. Col. 154 ...

Spring Flag pictures – part 2

Apr 13 2008

More pictures about the first week of the Spring Flag 2008 taken by the correspondent Giovanni Maduli. To have an idea of the air operations taking place during a SF exercise just think that on Apr 9, between 0600Z and 1122Z ...

Spring Flag 2008 pictures

Apr 11 2008

The air operations taking place during the first week of Exercise Spring Flag 2008 are shown in the following pictures that the reporter Giovanni Maduli took in Decimomannu airbase. Noteworthy, the intense flying activity of the German Air Force detachment ...

Military Aviation

Sep 21 2018
Photos show Marines F-35B aircraft carrying the external gun pod during exercise off the coast of Djibouti. For the last two weeks...
Sep 20 2018
Among all the other things, Tom Cruise Has Emergency “Flap Caution” Landing During “Top Gun” Sequel Filming. Hollywood act...

Drones

Aug 06 2018
Drone attack on President Maduro caught on video. According to press reports and official reports two drones armed with explosives...
Jun 28 2018
U.S. Navy’s MQ-4C “Triton” belonging to the Unmanned Patrol Squadron One Nine (VUP-19) DET Point Mugu conducted ...

Aviation Safety / Air Crashes

Sep 19 2018
Accident is Eighth USAF Loss This Year, Second Trainer Crash in a Week. A U.S. Air Force T-6A Texan II single-engine, two-seat tur...
Sep 19 2018
The Il-20M was shot down off Syria shortly after an Israeli air strike had hit targets in the Latakia Province. Written with The A...

Rogue States

Sep 21 2018
Photos show Marines F-35B aircraft carrying the external gun pod during exercise off the coast of Djibouti. For the last two weeks...
Sep 18 2018
Confusion surrounds the causes of the loss. U.S. military says they believe the aircraft was shot down by Syrian Air Defense. Russ...

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