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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:

KFOR MedEvac Training in Kosovo, 16-Jul-15 : VILLAGGIO ITALIA, Kosovo Sgt. Erick Yates – A U.S. Army Reserve flight medic crew based at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, flew through mountainous territory on a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter to lead a course in medical evacuation operations for their multinational partners July 14 at Villaggio Italia.

Italian Blade 2015 Multinational Helicopter Exercise, 23-Jun-15 : Viterbo, Italy - More than 30 helicopters and 1000 military personnel have gathered 80 kilometers north of Rome for Italian Blade 2015, this year’s largest military rotary-wing exercise in Europe.

Italian Blade 2015 Starting at Viterbo, 15-Jun-15 : Italian Blade 2015, the 8th training event organised under the framework of the European Defence Agency’s Helicopter Exercise Programme (HEP), will start on 22 June in Viterbo, Italy.

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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



ab139 ?
03sep15 at Fettercairn, Scotland as ?

TH-67A Creek N67952
Jackson Police Dept, TN by Sep15

OH-58A Kiowa N543SD
Farm & Forest Helicopter Service Inc at Napavine, WA Jul01-May12

AS350B3 Ecureuil N146AE
02sep15 at Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

CH-53D Sea Stallion 157167
Pilots survived. Crash was controlled flight into terrain, flight of two. Dash 2 had just enough time after lead impacted to nose up for pancake into the side of mountain.

HH-53C 68-10362
Jan70-Jan71 37th ARRS I was the first crew-chief assigned to 362 when it arrived at Da Nang. It was shipped over by ship, and assembled at Cam Ranh Bay, and flown to Da Nang. When I left Viet Nam, 362 had made 6 saves.

AS332L1 Super Puma D-HEGA
Sep15 with Heli-One, Norway


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