Riccardo Niccoli examines the career of the Fiat G.91 in the Italian Air Force.

Two G.91Ys from 101° Gruppo over the Appenines in 1988. The lead (aircraft 8-55) wears the markings for the squadron’s 50,000hrs on the type.
Italian Air Force – Troupe Azzurra via Riccardo Niccoli
One of the last G.91T/1s, MM.54399 (code 32-07) from 204° Gruppo of 32° Stormo, at Cameri air base in January 1994.
Mocchetti via Riccardo Niccoli

Three historic ‘firsts’ were racked up by this early Cold War fighter, which was nicknamed Gina. It also marked a fundamental step in the re-building of the Italian and German aviation industries along the path of establishing a strong European aviation industry.

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