Italian Air Force F-16s

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    The Italian AF accepted the first F-16A (#MM7238) at the Ogden ALC on May 16th, 2003. This particular aircraft wears 37 Stormo markings. [USAF photo by Todd Cromar]
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    Former TX ANG F-16A-ADF (serial 80-0615) now #MM7238 37th Stormo "Cacciola" [USAF photo]
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    AMI F-16B #MM7269 over the Atlantic during the delivery flight to Italy. Note the small tailplane of the early Block 10 aircraft [Photo by Troupe Azzurra]
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    AMI F-16B, #MM7266, during the trans-Atlantic delivery flight to Italy [Photo by Troupe Azzurra]
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    AMI F-16B, #MM7269, banking over a spectacular Italian coastline [Photo by Troupe Azzurra]
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    AMI F-16B, #MM7269, has its squadron markings unveiled after the delivery flight [Photo by Troupe Azzurra]
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    Italian Air Force F-16B #MM7266 from 5° Stormo, being readied for takeoff at Cervia AB on December 15th, 2003 [Photo by Abati]
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    Italian Air Force F-16s on the 5° Stormo flight line at Cervia AB. Front to Back: F-16A ADF #MM7239, F-16B #M7266, and #F-16A ADF #MM7238 on December 16th, 2003 [Photo by Abati]
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    Italian Air Force F-16A ADF #MM7239 on the 5°Stormo flightline at Cervia AB on December 16th, 2003 [Photo by Abati]
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    Italian Air Force F-16A ADF #MM7245 from the 5°Stormo in a HAS at Cervia AB. Note the ID light below the cockpit, typical for ADF models on December 16th, 2003 [Photo by Abati]
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    A flight crew performs pre-dawn checks on an F-16 ready to be delivered direct from Hill AB to the Italian Air Force. [Photo by Gary Boyle]
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    Italian Air Force F-16s on the 5° Stormo flight line at Cervia AB shot through what seems to be the remains of the F-16s predecessor, the venerable F-104ASA. December 16th, 2003. [Photo by Abati]