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Italian Eurofighters visiting Germany (again)

Sep 12 2008

As happened twice in August, two Italian Air Force F-2000s (this time two F-2000A single seat) belonging to the 4° Stormo visited the German base of Neuburg on Sept. 10. This time the Typhoons involved in the cross country mission ...

Air displays above the water: a "risky business"?

Sep 11 2008

During the last month, I’ve often thought about the accident I witnessed on Jun. 1 when a brand new NH90 of the Italian Army, piloted by an experienced crew, crashed into the Bracciano lake (for more details visit the following ...

7° Reggimento Vega Change of Command – Rimini 08.09.08

Sep 10 2008

After providing some exclusive images of the Special Colour AB205, Paolo Maglio sent me another contribution from the 7° Reggimento Vega Change of Command’s ceremony, held in Rimini on Sept. 08. The new Cdr, Col. Fabrizio Barone, replaced the ...

Italian Armed Forces to the JPOW

Sep 09 2008

The Italian Armed Forces are currently attending the 10th edition of the Joint Project Optic Windmill (JPOW X) exercise, taking place from Sept 4 to 19 near the “De Peel” airbase, Venray, Holland. The JPOW is a multinational training event ...

New Italian Army Special Colour

Sep 08 2008

On Sept. 8, Rimini airbase hosted the Change of Command at the head of the 7° Reggimento Vega of the Esercito Italiano (Italian Army), the largest Reggimento of the Italian Army comprising 3 Gruppo Squadrone, the 25° Cigno, the 48° ...

BA038 crash landing caused by fuel icing

Sep 05 2008

The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) issued on Sept. 4 an interim report concerning concerning the accident to the British Airways Boeing 777-236ER, G-YMMM that crash landed short of RWY 27L at London Heathrow airport on Jan 17, 2008. According to ...

Military Aviation

Nov 21 2018
New F-35A Demo May Transition from Heritage Flight to Solo F-35A Demo. The U.S. Air Force has posted limited information about a n...
Nov 19 2018
This is the JSF’s first “Elephant Walk”. According to the Hill Air Force Base FB page this is happening now: F-3...

Drones

Nov 04 2018
A drone with a significant resemblance to the Northrop Grumman X-47B has been unveiled at China’s biggest airshow. A new dro...
Aug 06 2018
Drone attack on President Maduro caught on video. According to press reports and official reports two drones armed with explosives...

Aviation Safety / Air Crashes

Nov 19 2018
“The Accident Investigation Board (AIB) president found by a preponderance of evidence that the cause of the accident was pi...
Nov 14 2018
One Pilot Confirmed Dead, One Hospitalized in Latest USAF Trainer Crash. One crew member is confirmed dead and another hospitalize...

Rogue States

Nov 10 2018
A Look Back at the F-35Bs deployed to the Middle East on the 243rd Birthday of the USMC. Today is the 243rd Anniversary of the Uni...
Nov 08 2018
Russia’s Newest Fifth Generation Fighter Dances Behind An-12 In Unique Photo-Op. Great video of Russia’s latest Sukhoi Su-57 f...

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