AIR DEFENSE: The 51st WING AIRCRAFT READY TO SCRAMBLE

Alarm Service for the 132nd fighter group: Istrana becomes one of the bases of the National Air Defense After twenty years since the last national warning service entirely secured with staff, means and its own aircraft, the siren of the scramble back again to play at 51 ° Stormo. This time, however, to get up in the air are no longer the F-104 but Eurofighter. …

RED FLAG 20-02: LAUNCH OF THE MOST 'GREAT EXERCISE OF THE US AIR

09 MARCH 2020 – Nellis Air Force Base (USA) In the base Nellis in Nevada (USA) the Air Force is for the first time this exercise with F-35 and CAEW With the first takeoffs of the Italian structure 9 March officially began the 2020-02 Red Flag, one of the most complex and realistic air exercises organized at the international level, which involves at …

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 …

AIR 2030 – A new fighter for the Swiss Air Force

24 April 2019 – AIR 2030 – A new fighter for the Swiss Air Force The Swiss Confederation has an area covering some’ less than twice the Lombardy but has about 1,5 million less than the Italian region, this because of the area for most mountain. The small nation in the middle of the Alps has …

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 …

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 …