12 Dec

The patron saint of the Italian Air Force and of all airmen is Our Lady of Loreto whose holiday falls on December 10. We also celebrated that anniversary with our traditional walk uphill Mt. Campo dei Fiori. Due to other obligations, this year’s ascent was split into separate groups over several days, although all shared […]

05 Dec

Following the plantation ceremony, the afternoon of December 3rd saw a most interesting lesson by Andrea Ferrero who guided us with great expertise to discover high flight, i.e wave flying. This was no usual lesson limited to didactic concepts: Through technical information and first-hand pilot reports, he introduced us to a kind of flying very […]

05 Dec

Following Andrea Ferrero’s lesson and the traditional Mass said by club member Fr. Adriano Sandri, the day ended with the annual member’s dinner where people gather to relive the key moments of the closing year. After a welcome address from the local civil authorities, the evening opened with a remembrance of Nando Broggini and Sergio […]

04 Dec

December 3rd was a day rich of events in ACAO. At 3.30 PM a rose plantation ceremony took place to mark the FAI diploma achieved this year:   FAI 750 Diploma: Alfio Lavazza Alberto Sironi   FAI 1000 Diploma: Luca Frigerio Davide Schiavotto  

21 Nov

Everybody welcome for this most interesting lesson.

15 Nov

A small but well trained GAE (Vintage Gliding Group) squadron of the C.A.F. (Calcinate Air Force) have shot many photos of aircraft at the Museum of Military Aviation on Bracciano lake. Three days by bus during which the capacious stomachs of the participants were tested hard by the delicious Tuscan and Lazio cooking. Satiated culturally […]

15 Nov

On Sunday 13 Novembre our traditional trip to Alzate Brianza airfield took place. Aimed at newly minted pilots undergoing 2nd Period training, it’s designed to get them acquainted in flight with an airport other than our base and to get familiar with its traffic patterns, altitudes and a different local environment. The 2nd period group […]