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Aviation Press Limited, established in 2011, is a company specialising in military aviation photography and reporting. Its photographers and journalists, with over a 100 years of military aviation experience between them, have had hundreds of photographs and articles published. This website showcases some of that work.

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Força Aérea Brasileira – Part 2

Força Aérea Brasileira – Part 2

Author: Ian French Photography: Força Aérea Brasileira & Ian FrenchPart 1 of the Força Aérea Brasileira covered the wing structure and this artcile, Part 2, covers the units outside of that structure. The first unit is Grupo de Transporte Especial (GTE) at Brasilia...

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Força Aérea Brasileira

Força Aérea Brasileira

Author: Ian French Photography: Força Aérea Brasileira & Ian FrenchThe Força Aérea Brasileira (FAB) is the aerospace branch of the Brazilian armed forces and is managed by the Aeronautics Command (Comando da Aeronáutica – COMAer). COMAer was created in 1999.COMAer...

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Fuerza Aérea Uruguaya

Fuerza Aérea Uruguaya

Author: Ian French Photographers: Ian French & Brian Rodgers The origins of the Fuerza Aérea Uruguaya can be traced to 1913 with the formation of Escuela Militar de Aviación which was part of the Army. This developed into the Aeronáutica Militar in 1935 to modernise...

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Reparto Sperimentale di Volo (RSV)

Reparto Sperimentale di Volo (RSV)

Author: Ian French Photographers: Ian French, Steve Fenton, Jon Astley & Brian RodgersThe RSV is a unit of the Aeronautica Militare Italiana responsible for evaluating and testing aircraft, systems and related equipment prior to entering service. The RSV operates on...

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Aviación Naval Uruguaya

Aviación Naval Uruguaya

Author & photographer: Ian FrenchAviación Naval Uruguaya (ANU) is part of the navy whose origins can be traced back to the Spanish Empire where Montevideo was the main naval base for the South Atlantic.The Servicio de Aeronáutica de la Armada was formed in 1925 but...

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Training with the Aeronautica Militare Italiana

Training with the Aeronautica Militare Italiana

Author: Ian French Photographers: Ian French & Brian RodgersAviation Press last visited the training bases of the Aeronautica Militare Italiana in 2016. Since then there have been some changes. Flight students continue to start their training at Guidonia with 60...

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36 Stormo – Gioia del Colle Air Base

36 Stormo – Gioia del Colle Air Base

Author: Ian French Photographers: Ian French & Brian RodgersThe airfield at Gioia del Colle was established in 1916 as a training airfield. From 1920-1930 it was a logistics airfield and after 1940, a deployment base. 36 Stormo was established in 1938. After World War...

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