Major Di Milia Massimo Di Milia joined the Italian AF in 2004. He was trained by the USAF and qualified as Military Pilot in 2009. Flying cargo and airlift missions on C-130’s throughout his operational career, he obtained all combat qualifications including assault landing, NVGs, cargo and parachute drops, either over land and sea, as well as Air to Air Refuelling Pilot for fighter aircraft. He was also trained to conduct airdrop operations with the Joint Precision Airdrop System (JPADS), ranging from extra light to heavy payloads. He took part in several air operations in the Balkans ( Kosovo), in the Middle East ( Kuwait, Afghanistan, Iraq), in Africa ( Somalia, Mali, Nigeria); served multiple times at the Joint Air Task Force of Herat, Afghanistan and at the Task Force Air of Al-Bateen, U.A.E.
He is qualified as International Flight Safety Officer. He is currently serving as the Air Transport Subject Matter Expert at the Joint Air Power Competence Centre.
Information provided is current as of February 2022
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