Italian Air Force

Italian Eurofighter jets intercept Russian aircraft over the Baltic Sea

Italian Eurofighters intercepted Russian aircraft twice during a NATO air control mission over the Baltic Sea in the past 24 hours, according to Italian...

Japan, the UK and Italy formally establish joint body to develop new advanced fighter jet

Japan, the UK, and Italy have formed a joint entity to develop an advanced fighter jet amid rising threats from China, Russia, and North...

Crash of a plane of Italian aerobatic team “Frecce tricolori” kills child on the ground

In Turin, Italy, a tragic plane crash occurred involving an aircraft from the Frecce Tricolori aerobatic team shortly after takeoff from Caselle Airport. The...

Italian Air Force scrambles for easyJet that lost radio contact

On 13 June, two Italian Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon's scrambled to identify an easyJet Airbus A320 (registered OE-IZL *) that operated flight U2 2812...

MQ-9B SkyGuardian: The next generation of remotely piloted aircraft

The MQ-9B Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) from General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) possesses a number of unique advantages not found in manned platforms:...

A moment of pride in a period of uncertainty: Italian Air Force stream the colours of the Italian flag “fighting the virus”

While Italy is on quarantine, the Italian Air Force flies a single jet, representing the coronavirus, to meet other jets that stream the colours...

Eurofighter fleet passes 500,000 flying hours

The Eurofighter fleet is celebrating after passing the 500,000 flying hours mark, as it cements its place at the heart of European air defence.Eurofighter...

Communication loss of Transavia Boeing 737 flying over Bosnia, QRA scramble of Italian Air Force

On 22 July, radio communication between air traffic control and a Transavia Boeing 737-800 (PH-HSC) was lost flying over Bosnia. The Italian Air Force...

Eurofighter Typhoon crashed in Italy, Pilot was killed

An Italian Eurofighter combat aircraft crashed at sea during the Terracina Air Show. The event was interrupted and then canceled. According to the published... latest trending