Italian F-35s train at Aviano, strengthening partnerships
An Italian air force F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 32nd Wing, Amendola Air Base, Italy, is refueled during a hot-pit refueling session during Astral Knight 2021 at Aviano Air Base, Italy, May 21, 2021. Hot-pit refueling allows aircrew to land and keep their engines running while they refuel, before taking off to continue the next leg of their respective missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brooke Moeder)

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Photo by: Airman 1st Class Brooke Moeder |  VIRIN: 210521-F-ZR251-1348.JPG