Tricolori” 50th Anniversary
It was held at Rivolto, on September
11-12, the air show celebrating the 50th anniversary of the
Italian national aerobatic team: the 313th Gruppo “Frecce
was excellent for the whole week-end, and about 450,000
people attended the event. The flying display was formed by
the performances of eight aerobatic teams, solo display of
the Italian AF Test Wing aircraft, and was ended – as
tradition requires – by the show of the “Frecce Tricolori”.
The show saw
the presence of the Italian Ministry of Defence, On. Ignazio
La Russa; of the Chief of the Defence Staff, Gen. Vincenzo
Camporini; of the Chief of the Air Staff, Gen.S.A. Giuseppe
Bernardis, many civil and military representatives, and
about 500 media operators.