The Italian Air Force Has Unveiled A Eurofighter In New Special Color Scheme For NATO Tiger Meet 2022
The Special livery includes the White Tiger of the 351 ^ Squadriglia of the 12 ° Gruppo Caccia.
On May 6, 2022, at Gioia del Colle Air Base, in southeastern Italy, house of the 36 ° Stormo (Wing), the Italian Air Force revealed a Eurofighter Typhoon in Special Color plan that was gotten ready for this year’s edition of the Tiger Meet, the worldwide workout participated in by all the NATO flying systems that have a tiger as their symbol. 2 Italian systems normally participate in NTM: the 21 ° Gruppo (Squadron) of the 9 ° Stormo, based at Grazzanise, which flies HH-101 Caesar and HH-212 helicopters; and the 12 ° Gruppo Caccia (Fighter Squadron) of the 36 ° Stormo, based at Gioia, which flies the Eurofighter Typhoon (F-2000 in accordance to Italy’s MOD Mission Design Series). This year, just the 12 ° Gruppo will participate in the workout at Araxos Air Base, Greece.
While the Squadron’s symbol does not include a tiger, among the secondary systems of the 12 ° Gruppo does: the 351 ^ Squadriglia (Flight) “Tigri Bianche” (White Tigers). The white tiger is included primarily on the black background of the airplane’s tail and wing, together with the squadron’s symbol. The unique color livery was kept under covers till the very first test flight prior to the airplane was released to Araxos together with 4 other Eurofighters.
Last year, the 12 ° Gruppo won the Silver Tiger Trophy, the reward for the system that differentiates itself amongst the other individuals throughout the two-week workout. This year’s edition is arranged to happen from May 9 to 20, with a lots systems welcomed and several Hellenic Air Force systems supporting the workout as external individuals.
We will release quickly a complete report about the very first flight of this Special Color airplane and the departure for the workout, so remain tuned!
Stefano D’Urso is an independent reporter and factor to TheAviationist based in Lecce, Italy. A graduate in Industral Engineering he’s likewise studying to accomplish a Master Degree in Aerospace Engineering. Electronic Warfare, Loitering Munitions and OSINT methods used to the world of military operations and present disputes are amongst his locations of knowledge.