2019 – 50 years Helicopters Station Monday…..and does not show

7 December 2019 – Station Luni Saturday Helicopters 7 December 2019, at the Luni Sarzana Station Helicopters (SP), It was held an Open Day on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of the foundation of the 5th Helicopter Group. The 5th Helicopter Group operates exclusively on the SH-90, the two available versions that are designed to tackle the tasks of ASW …

2019 – Linate Air Show [2]

Milan Linate [LIML] – 13 October 2019 And here we are today. The appetizer yesterday was very interesting (you can find it here), but today the public will be the big events and can not go away disappointed. Unfortunately the weather is, if possible, much worse than yesterday. The horizontal visibility, Yesterday already very penalizing, It is much worse: from the stands …

2019 – Linate Air Show [1]

Milan Linate [LIML] – 12 October 2019 Today is an important date. L’ultimo Air Show, Milan Linate, It is a must 6 July 1957, more than 62 years ago. And today replicates. He had to wait for the closure of 3 months the airport to redo the track and start putting the terminal hand to get this. It took so long …

2019 – Happy Birthday AMX !!!

Istrana AFB – 13 September 2019 They ended today, on the only Air Force base that hosts them, the celebrations for the 30 AMX years of operational service. The event saw the participation of thousands of people, came from all over Italy, desire to participate in a demonstration of affection for this machine that has given so much during use, specially …

2019 – Tricolore value 2019

23 June 2019 – Punta Marina (Ravenna) It took place, on Punta Marina (OUT) Air Show in the main Italian summer 2019. All very interesting airplanes which have marched along the shoreline. From civilian aerobatic teams (Team Yakitalia e We-Fly Team), the interventions of the acrobats solo (CAP 231 a. Pesenato), by aircraft in flight …

2019 – Joint Stars 2019

Decimomannu Air Base – 30 May 2019 It took place, from 13 to the 31 May, using the exercise areas of Sardinia, the largest Italian live year exercise, la Joint Stars 2019. Already in the days before exercise, the airport has been at the center of a strong traffic. He made an appearance even the King Air 350ER, the rare and …

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 …

2017 – RAF Tornado Tenth

20 September 2017 – Decimomannu Air Force Base Another master stroke of our Agent in Sardinia. From 5 September are in fact allocated on the airport of Decimomannu 5 Tornado IX(B) Squadron Marham participating in the exercise Serpentex 2017. The Tonkas group was supported by some Airbus A 400M Atlas 1 C 17 RAF Globemaster III. …

2017 – From our agent in Decimomannu

12 July 2017 – Decimomannu's Spotting Our agent in Decimomannu struck again. In July this year have made the appearance to Tenth some very interesting subjects and the legendary Roberto Zanda does not fail the mission. The first prey was the P 72-600 TMPA (Turkish Maritime Patrol Aircraft) breeze 3 who stopped for a few days …

2017 – San Teodoro fire (yet….)

13-15 July 2017 – Canadair a San Teodoro (Sardinia)   Even this year, during summer holidays, as it happened in 2012 and 2011 (the articles here and here) I had to witness the devastation caused by fire in the Mediterranean vegetation of the fantastic Sardinia. Every year, unfortunately, this beautiful region has to pay taxes to some rascal who sets fire …