2018 – TLP 2018-04 – Media Day

Amendola Air Base – 30 November 2018 Third day (photos of the first and second day can be found here and here) alla TLP 2018-04, Amendola, to follow the event at Media Day. The day, perfectly organized, It has allowed the audience to experience first hand the state of the F program 35 in Italy. The first part of the morning …

Initial Operational Capability per gli F 35 Lightning II Italiani

Amendola AFB – 30 November 2018 It took place at Amendola, in the frame of the TLP 2018-04, The press conference of the Chief of Staff of the Air Force, general S.A.. Alberto Rosso. And it is on this occasion that was given the news in the title: from 30 November 2018 the F 35A of the 13th Group of 32 Squadron are fully operational How …

2018 - TLP 2018-04 Amendola - Spotter Day No. 2

Amendola Air Base – 29 November 2018 Second day ( photos of the first day can be found here) Amendola to follow the operations connected with the TLP 2018-4, the first involving the Lockheed Martin F-35A Lighting II, the fighters of the 5th generation of our Air Force. Yesterday was not a lucky day, photographically speaking, but today …

2018 – TLP 2018-04 Amendola – Spotter Day n° 1

Amendola Air Base – 28 November 2018 The appointment is at 10:00 at the gate of the Base. I have been following the weather for the past 10 days and, for today, not bode well: wind with tips 25-30 knots and overcast sky. In fact, I arrived there the wind, beautiful strong and cold, but the clouds are not compact and some spark …

Launch of the TLP 2018-4 Amendola

PRESS RELEASE Rome, 21 November 2018   AVIATION: GREEN LIGHT TO INTERNATIONAL COURSE WITH Amendola 5 NATIONS, FOR THE FIRST TIME WITH HUNTING 5th GENERATION Beyond 900 soldiers of different nationalities and 50 air assets will train up to 14 Next December the 4th Flying Course of the Tactical Leadership Program starts today …

AIR FORCE: THE GENERAL RED AND 'THE NEW HEAD OF SMA

Roma, 31 October 2018 AIR FORCE: THE GENERAL RED AND 'THE NEW HEAD OF SMA Wednesday 31 October, at the military airport of Ciampino, the handover with the General Vecciarelli, the presence of the Minister of Defense Elisabeth Thirty-General of the Air Squadron Alberto Red is the new Chief of Staff. The ceremony rotation with the …

Scramble with surprise

Below you can find the communications office that communicates AM Print scramble this morning by 2 Typhoon to intercept a Dutch plane. It looks like a normal news, already seen several times, but is not so. A good read it is written that 2 IF 2000 took off from Istrana are part of the 51º Stormo! It is therefore of …

2018 – Belgian Air Force Days

Kleine-Brogel – 7, 8 and 9 September 2018 Thanks to our Irene Pantaleoni we can enjoy some pictures from one of the largest European events of airmen 2018, il Belgian Air Force Days, which took place on the basis of Kleine-Brogel in the first WE of September. 2 the undisputed headliner: the Sukhoi Su 27 of the Air Force and the Ukraine …

2018 – Anniversary Groups “Twenty” the Italian Air Force

11 May 2018, Istrana Air Force Base Last year the celebrations were done in Grosseto, where the IX, X, XII, Thirteenth and eighteenth AOS Group celebrated the century of age. This year it was in Istrana where Groups “Twenty” (XX, XXI, XXII e XXIII) cut the same goal. The event was characterized by a common gathering …

Lightning II a Decimomannu

11 April 2018, Decimomannu Air Base The Last March saw the redeployment based on Decimomannu Lockheed Martin F of the first rate 35A Lightning II Air Force. I 4 specimens, currently in force at the 13th Group of the 32 ° Basic Flock to Amendola, landed on the airport the Sardinian 7 March and returned in Puglia between …