3.4.4 4th Mini-Symposium, Pratica di Mare (Rome) (June 6-7, 1991)
The Symposium attendees in front of the gate guardian, a FIAT G 91.
The fourth mini-symposium took place on Pratica di Mare airfield (Rome, Italy) in the
premises of the Italian Air Force Flight Test Centre (Reparto Sperimentale di Volo,
The combined efforts of Alenia and RSV produced a successful event thanks also to
a hot Mediterranean sun and excellent Italian food.
Major Maurizio Astolfi (RSV) and Pierluigi Duranti (Alenia) took care of the
Many papers were presented and it was felt that, in the future, some additional time
was necessary for making the Symposium a little bit more relaxed. In fact the
subsequent one, held in Munich, was slightly long lasting.
The Symposium was enriched by a very interesting visit to the Italian Air Force
Museum of Vigna di Valle, in front of Bracciano Lake.
The static display of numerous prestigious historical antique aircraft was appreciated
by all the attendees as well as the dinner offered by Alenia.