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 )
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
NH 90 TTH GITA: Ground Instructional Training Aircraft

Organisation News

3.000 Flying Hours In Afghanistan for Italians NH90, 16-Jan-17 : Italian Army NH90 TTH fleet in Afghanistan achieved 3000 flying hours. Deployed in Herat since 2012 as Task Group “Fenice”, part of the TAAC-W (Train Advise Assist Command - West)

Leonardo to Develop A129 Replacement, 13-Jan-17 : Leonardo signed with Italian Defence Ministry NEES agreement to develop and procure 48 new exploration and escort helicopters to replace the current fleet of AW129 Mangusta by 2025.

ITALAIR performed Medevac Flight in Lebanon, 21-Jan-16 : Since 1979 italian helicopters from ITALAIR has performed more than 39,000 hours of flying in the skies of Lebanon and Israel with over 1700 medical evacuations of sick or injured people.

    More News ...

Rotary Wing Aircraft Units Login to Edit

Rotary Wing Aircraft UnitCreatedDisband
    1 Reggimento di Aviazione - 1st Aviation Regiment Antares1976 --
    2 Reggimento di Aviazione - 2nd Aviation Regiment Sirio? --
    4 Reggimento di Aviazione - 4th Aviation Regiment         54 GrSqd,Altair? --
    5 Reggimento di Aviazione - 5th Aviation Regiment Rigel1976 --
    7 Reggimento di Aviazione - 7th Aviation Regiment         53 GrSqd,48 GrSqd,Vega? --
    Campagna Antincendio dell’Esercito Italiano - Italian Army Firefighting Program AIB1982 2014

Locations for this Org Login to Edit

Base / HeliportUnits on this Location
   Belluno San Pietro48 GrSqd
   Bolzano San Giacomo54 GrSqd 1976/now
Altair 1976/now
   CasarsaRigel 1976/now
   Lamezia TermeSirio 1999/now
   Rimini Miramare Federico Fellini48 GrSqd
   ViterboAntares 1976/now

Organisation Models Login to Edit

  AW ICH-47F Chinook 2014
  NHI NH90 TTH 2008
  Agusta A129 Mangusta 651990
  Agusta ab412 241987
  Agusta ab212 191983
  Agusta A109 Hirundo 291977
  EM CH-47C Chinook 401973
  Agusta ab206 1501969
  Agusta ab205 1151966
  Agusta ab2044819611995

Latest News

Leonardo and Polytechnic University of Milan

Hangar Equipment to New Mexico National Guard

German Army Tigers Arrived to Gao in Mali

AW119Kx in High Altitude Demo Tour

CHC Concluded Its Financial Restructuring

US Navy and USAF at LIMA 2017

FAA’s Waivers for Small Drones

New AgustaWestland Deliveries in the Philippines

Flying a Helicopter
For Sale


46285 serials
18207 photos
3814 heliports