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58th anniversary of the foundation of the Italian PAN
From the F-86E Sabre to the future of the "Frecce Tricolori" -VIDEO
58 years ago, on March 1st of 1961 at Rivolto airport (Udine, in Friuli Venezia Giulia Region), the 313rd Gruppo Addestramento Acrobatico was established, or Pattuglia Acrobatica Nazionale (PAN) also known as "Frecce Tricolori". The first commander was Major Mario Squarcina, former commander of the "Diavoli Rossi", who had been commissioned the year before by the Italian Air Force (AMI) to unify the...
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