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italy Aviazione dell'Esercito

AVES - Italian Army Aviation

Previously known as Cavalleria dell'Aria dell'Esercito Italiano and also Aviazione Leggera dell'Esercito

E.I. 201 / 249 ab204b EM-1 type
E.I. 250 / 354 ab205 EM-2 / ESC-3 types
... SM1019
E.I. 501 / ... ab206 ESC-1 / ERI-3 types
E.I. 800 / 839 Chinook ETM-1 type
E.I. 851 / ... a109 EC-1 / ESC-2 ( EOA-1 / EOA-2 ) types
E.I. 900 / ... a129 Mangusta

E.I. 401 / 419 ab212 ESC-4 type
E.I. 451 / 474 ab412 ESC-5 type
E.I. 201 / ... NH90 TTH
E.I. 701 / ... ICH-47F

Aircraft designations:
EA = Elicottero dAttaco = attack helicopter
EM = Elicottero Multirolo = multirole helicopter
ERI = Elicottero da Ricognizione = reconnaissance helicopter
ESC = Elicottero de Supporto al Combattimento = combat support helicopter
EES = Elicottero da Esplorazione e Ecorta = Scout and Escort helicopter
ETM = Elicottero da trasporto medio = medium transport helicopter

News about this Organisation:

Italian Army Received First Two ICH-47F Chinook, 02-Oct-14 : AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that the Italian Army has taken delivery of its first two ICH-47F Chinook helicopters during an official ceremony held at Vergiate plant (Italy) today. The ceremony was attended by the Italian Army Chief of Staff Gen. Claudio Graziano, the Director of ARMAEREO Lt. General Domenico Esposito and representatives from the industry.

10,000 Flight Hours for Italian A129 in Afghanistan, 04-Jun-14 : The A129 Mangusta helicopters from the Italian Army Aviation have crossed the threshold of the 10,000 hours of flight in the skies of Afghanistan since the spring of 2007 when they were deployed to Herat as part of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF).

Italian Army ICH-47F Chinook maiden flight, 26-Jun-13 : AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the first ICH-47F Chinook for the Italian Army successfully accomplished its maiden flight on June 24th at Vergiate in Italy. The aircraft took to the air for 15 minutes, performing as expected carrying out basic handling tests and main systems checks.

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Rotary Wing Aircraft Units in this Organisation: Login to Edit    

Rotary Wing Aircraft UnitCreatedDisband
    Campagna Antincendio dell’Esercito Italiano - Italian Army Firefighting Program AIB1982 2014
    2 Reggimento di Aviazione - Sirio - 2nd Aviation Regiment ? --
    5 Reggimento di Aviazione - 5th Aviation Regiment ? --
    7 Reggimento di Aviazione - 7th Aviation Regiment ? --
    48 Gruppo Squadroni - Pavone 48 GrSqd? --
    53 Gruppo Squadroni - Cassiopea 53 GrSqd? --
    54 Gruppo Squadroni - Cefeo 54 GrSqd1976 --

Locations for this Organisation: Login to Edit    

Base / HeliportUnits of this Base/Heliport
   Belluno San Pietro48 GrSqd
   Bolzano San Giacomo54 GrSqd 1976/now
   Lamezia Terme2 Reggimento di Aviazione - Sirio 1999/now
   Rimini Miramare Federico Fellini48 GrSqd

Models in this Organisation: Login to Edit    

  AW ICH-47F Chinook 2014
  NHI NH90 TTH 2008
  agusta A129 Mangusta 651990
  agusta ab412241987
  agusta ab212 191983
  agusta A109 Hirundo 291977
  EM CH-47C Chinook 401973
  agusta ab206 1501969
  agusta ab205 1151966
  agusta ab2044819611995


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