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R.Niccoli - Gina's Story (2)
Last markings for the Italian '1s were those (low-visibility) of the 32° ‘Stormo’, from July 1993 to September 1995, as shown by MM 54399 ‘32-07’.
Three G.91T/1s in the markings of the RSV at Pratica di Mare on October 19, 1964, shortly before their assignment to the SVBAA at Amendola. In the background, a Canadair CL.13/F-86E(M) of the 4° ‘Aerobrigata’.
G.91T/3 3455 of LKG.41 during an intermediate landing at Cameri in September 1980.
Last ‘Luftwaffe’ G.91 to fly was 3402, a G.91T/3 of JaboG.49 at Furstenfeldbruck, in March 1982.
G.91T/3 ‘YA+021’, assigned to the EStBw.61, pictured at hires in 1967.
MM6339 ‘60-39’ at Amendola in May 1988 in the standard markings of the 60' ‘Brigata Aerea’, which operated from July 1986 to July 1993.
The SVBAA at Amendola operated the G.91T/1s from November 1964 until its disbanding, in July 1986. MM54400 ‘SA-100’ shows the colours and markings of the unit.
MM6363 was the last G.91T/1 (and the very last G.91) to fly, on September 30,1995. It was specially painted with the markings of 201° and 204° ‘Gruppi’ on the port side, and with that of 320 ‘Stormo’ on the starboard side.
MM6363 was the last G.91T/1 (and the very last G.91) to fly, on September 30,1995. It was specially painted with the markings of 201° and 204° ‘Gruppi’ on the port side, and with that of 320 ‘Stormo’ on the starboard side.
Fiat G.91T/1.
Formation of four G.91Ys belonging to the 13° ‘Gruppo’ of 32°
Flight line of the 101° ‘Gruppo’ at Cervia in April 1970, with IS G.91Ys just delivered.
G.91Y MM6445, ‘8-02' of 101° ‘Gruppo', during an open day at Cervia, in September 1986. Note the nose cameras, the 30mm DEFA guns, the Orione rocket pods, and a napalm dispenser.
Last low-visibility colour scheme of the 1010 ‘Gruppo’, on ‘8-24'.
Last G .91Y to fly was MM6444 ‘8-03’ on November 26,1994, seen in its special colour scheme to mark the event.
NC2001, MM579 was the first G.91Y prototype, in an overall yellow primer finish at Caselle in 1967. The aircraft had already received some modifications, the main one being the introduction of two air intakes for the afterburner section, instead of a single one at the fin root.
NC2023 was the prototype of the G.91YS, the model developed in 1969 for the Swiss Air Force contest. Clearly visible is the new nose, and the third wing pylon, designed to carry the AIM-9 missile.
Fiat G.91Y