Piergiorgio Goldoni sent in this photo of the Italian Air Force’s Frecce Tricolori photographed from a road in Rome during a June 2, 2018, flight honoring the Feast of the Italian Republic.
The Frecce Tricolori (the “Tricolour Arrows”), officially known as the 313° Gruppo Addestramento Acrobatico, is the aerobatic demonstration team of the Italian Aeronautica Militare, based at Rivolto Air Force Base in the north-eastern Italian region of Friuli Venezia Giulia. They were formed in 1961.
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