AMX bows out of Italian Air Force service

After 35 years of service, the Italian Air Force has retired an Italian-Brazilian tactical fighter-bomber. Daniele Faccioli and Giovanni Colla were at the farewell ceremony at the Istrana Air Base

On April 5, at the Istrana air base (Treviso) – home to the 51st Fighter Wing – the Italian Air Force (ItAF) bid farewell to the AMX Ghibli fighter jet, which is retiring after 35 years of active.

The ceremony, presided over by the Chief of Staff of the ItAF, Air Squadron General Luca Goretti, was attended by top military officials, numerous dignitaries, and a significant representation of personnel who, over the years, had the opportunity to operate on the AMX.

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