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 …

2010 - Hungarian Air Force Museum

2010 – 6 August 2010 This year, the TAE 2010 (Air Force Summer Away) we spend in Hungary, for the first time beyond that which, once, era la Cortina di Ferro. It will be a feast of aircraft ever seen. The welcome at the airport in Badapest is not the best: a true tropical typhoon unleashed as soon as the plane landed and entered in the terminal. When we leave it …

2010 – Cervia AFB – By Diana on her chest

Cervia AFB – 16 April 2010 Also this year, the Frecce Tricolori have chosen, among others, Airport Cervia for one of their training rischieramenti, in view of the start of the season of air shows. This year, the command Airport wanted to celebrate the event titrated “By Diana on her chest” and, per l’occasione, were presented 2 new Special Color. One (MM7236), prepared …

2009 – Tiger Meet

Kleine Brogel - 17-18 September 2009 This year my TAE (Air Force Summer Away) si è svolta a Kleine Brogel, to follow the NATO Tiger Meet. The last I had seen was concerned in 1988, Chamber, and it was unforgettable. Also this year, however, the participants were many, and with so many different aircraft. The Special Color now are wasted and …

2009 – Notturni a Cervia

Cervia AFB – 29 June 2009 The proposal is one of those who can not say no: an evening with Veltri Cervia to see the night flights of the Vipers of the 5th Wing. You can not say no? Here we are on the street, io e Andrea, at a time del'aeroporto Pisignano. The evening spent photographing the Special Color …

2008 – Special Color in Cervia

20 June 2008 – Today in Cervia Cervia AFB, according to the 5th Squadron, will be held that, all hope, is the first event of this kind in a long list. For the first time it was organized in Italy one spotter Day in conjunction with the presentation of a Special Color. A very common occurrence in the Air Forces of the Alps but …

2006 – Open Day

17 September 2006 – Practice Mare AFB This year's Open Day has returned to its traditional home: Airport Mario De Bernardi Practice Sea. The appearances are set to be interesting with several foreign operators: Americans, French, Swiss, Spanish, English, Hungarian, German and Dutch brought their machines on land south of Rome, and of course to all …

1999 – Royal International Air Tattoo – When the planes were colored

23-26 July 1999 – What the RAF Fairford 1999 was my first (and, at the moment, last) Tattoo. The RIAT is one of those events that aircraft enthusiasts ABSOLUTELY must see at least once in a lifetime: see dozens and dozens of military aircraft from around the world, presented on static display and in flight, almost …

1988 – Cameri AFB – NATO Tiger Meet ’88

Cameri – 10 July 1988 This article begins with a series of events with the past. The equipment was not much (Canon T 70 with the 300/5.6) and the various steps to give paper then scanned certainly do not help much. The charm, however, is intact. Several of these aircraft, by now, no longer fly: F 111, Phantom inglesi, American and German, …