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Military ATCC during Allied Force

Mar 26 2007

In Y2000 I interviewed two controllers working at the Rome Military ATCC during Operation Allied Force. I was interested to give an angle which people seem to forget about controlling the airspace. Here’s the report I wrote after talking with them:

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Il dizionario delle (principali) minacce informatiche

Mar 26 2007

Il 26 gennaio 2007, è iniziata a trapelare la notizia di un defacement ai danni del portale Web dell’Aeronautica Militare (http://www.aeronautica.difesa.it). A quanto pare, un hacker turco, ha sfruttato una SQL Injection per condurre un XSS defacement, ovvero ha iniettato ...

ItAF SF.260AM sold in US

Mar 09 2007

Dan Canin, a Lockheed test pilot, has recently shed some light on the fate of the SF260AM that were retired by the ItAF to be replaced by 30 new SF260 in the EA version.  

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Principe de Asturias

Mar 09 2007

The Spanish aircraft carrier Principe de Asturias, made a port visit in Civitavecchia on February 17th and 18th 2007. The ship made a stop in Italy before taking part in a multi-national naval excercise in the Tyrrhenian sea. Giovanni Maduli was in ...

Bomba lake

Feb 17 2007

Bomba Lake is a small moutain lake located next to “Bomba” a village located inside the R-50 area. “Romeo Fifty” was one of the operative areas of the 10th Gr F-104s and Bomba lake was a Reporting Point often used ...

Pentagon point

Feb 17 2007

The following Reporting Point (RP) was used by Grazzanise F-104s while flying in accordance with VFR rules. It was (dunno if it is still used today since no Sqn is permanently based in Grazzanise) called “PENTAGON point”, but it is actually an artificial ...

Military Aviation

Jul 19 2018
New LM-100J Super Hercules Display Joins the Most Impressive Flight Demonstrations Ever. Video of a remarkable aerobatic display b...
Jul 17 2018
Sacré Bleu! French Aerobatic Team Admits Color Blunder in Amazing Bastille Flyover. Following a week of spectacular flyovers begi...

Drones

Jun 28 2018
U.S. Navy’s MQ-4C “Triton” belonging to the Unmanned Patrol Squadron One Nine (VUP-19) DET Point Mugu conducted ...
Jun 24 2018
The missile launch did not result in a downing: the UAV moved away from the border and was not hit by the Patriot. The Israeli Air...

Aviation Safety / Air Crashes

Jul 16 2018
Crew That Saved Burning Bomber Over Texas In May Finally Named, Awarded. After weeks of speculation about the circumstances surrou...
Jul 07 2018
A MiG-21 has crashed at 86th Base during Borcea Open Day. Pilot has died. A Romanian Air Force MiG-21 LanceR has crashed at around...

Rogue States

Jul 18 2018
Could Russia Develop A Turboprop Light Combat Aircraft? Most probably, no. But discussion brings some weird concepts to light̷...
Jun 27 2018
U.S. Air Forces Central Command has just released some photographs from an “undisclosed location”: geolocation proves ...

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