Italian Air Force

The story of when US Navy F-14s and Italian F-104s Clashed Over Egyptian Boeing 737 Carrying Achille Lauro Cruise Ship Hijackers

The story of when US Navy F-14s and Italian F-104s Clashed Over Egyptian Boeing 737 Carrying Achille Lauro Cruise Ship Hijackers

Italian liner MS Achille Lauro hijacked On Oct. 1, 1985 Israeli Air Force (IAF) F-15 fighter-bombers destroyed the PLO HQ… Read More

6 months ago

Beautiful video shows Italian Tornado IDS attack aircraft and Saudi F-15SA fighter bombers flying low in Greece during Exercise Iniochos 23

‘When I thought I'd never see another Tornado low level again the Italians had other ideas, they planted them low,… Read More

12 months ago

Starfighters Aerospace to send an F-104 to 100th Anniversary of the Italian Air Force

Starfighters Aerospace (the US company that today operates the world’s only fleet of flight-ready F-104 supersonic aircraft) accepted an invitation… Read More

1 year ago

Starfighters Aerospace to send two Lockheed F-104 fighter jets to 100th Anniversary of the Italian Air Force

The iconic F-104 Starfighter was officially retired from Italian Air Force service in October 2004. Designed by Lockheed’s ace engineer… Read More

1 year ago

From the F-35A Lightning II debut to the F/A-18 Hornet demo team with Schlieren Effect: cool video features the highlights of 2022 Swiss Air Force’s Axalp Air Power Demonstration

The 2022 edition of the Swiss Air Force’s Axalp Air Power demonstration marked the Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II’s debut.… Read More

1 year ago

Italian Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft achieved record of eight continuous flight hours during the longest ISR mission performed over Iraq skies against ISIL

The Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft were part of the Task Group Typhoon of the Task Force Air of Italian National Contingent… Read More

2 years ago

Crazy video shows Italian Air Force C-27J Spartan cargo aircraft being flown like a Fighter Jet during Royal International Air Tattoo

The cool video in this post features the Italian Air Force C-27J Spartan display flown during this year edition of… Read More

2 years ago

Three nations fighter aircraft launch from one aircraft carrier for first time in history

With British, American and Italian F-35B jets taking off from HMS Queen Elizabeth, this marked the first time that three… Read More

2 years ago

The day an Elisoccorso Alto Adige Airbus H145 helicopter crew saved my life

Within minutes from the call, one of the three Airbus H145 helicopters belonging to the Elisoccorso Alto Adige successfully hoisted… Read More

3 years ago

F-35 Lightning IIs from Four Nations Integrate with fourth-generation aircraft in Italian Exercise

F-35 Lightning IIs from four nations are participating in exercise Falcon Strike 21 at Amendola Air Base, Italy, from Jun.… Read More

3 years ago

Italian Air Force F-35 Lightning IIs train at Aviano Air Base for first time ever

Two Italian Air Force F-35 Lightning IIs, assigned to the 32nd Wing, Amendola Air Base, Italy, landed at Aviano Air… Read More

3 years ago

How Italian Caproni and S.V.A. First World War aircraft performed the first real military airlift in the history of aviation

These missions clearly illustrated the possibilities offered by transport aeroplanes. From 1912 to 1927, the territory which became modern Libya… Read More

3 years ago

Starfighters’ Black Beauty almost ready for the first flight.

The Team has worked on the aircraft for the last few months and now she is ready! Good news from… Read More

3 years ago

Despite COVID-19 challenges, in 2020 F-35 Production delivers 123 aircraft

The 123rd aircraft is an F-35A CTOL variant, built at the Cameri, Italy, FACO facility and delivered to the Italian… Read More

3 years ago

Italian F-84Gs Vs Yugoslav F-84Gs: how Italian and Yugoslav Thunderjets almost fought each other during Trieste crisis’s air war that never was

As Yugoslav jets were flying above Yugoslav Air Force’s base in Cerklje, the ground personnel panicked - they were not… Read More

4 years ago

The Night US Navy F-14s and Italian F-104s Clashed Over Egyptian Boeing 737 Carrying Achille Lauro Cruise Ship Hijackers

When the Boeing 737-F-104 formation approached Rome, it suddenly sighted shadows of two F-14 Tomcat fighters approaching through the darkness… Read More

5 years ago

The Libyan Scud Attack on Lampedusa and the Italian Retaliation against Gaddafi that never was

As one of the final parts of preparation for the Italian retaliation against Libya, a single Italian Air Force RF-104G… Read More

5 years ago