The Italian post issued a stamp to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the creation of Aeronautica Militare (Italian Air Force).
The Italian Air Force is the air force of the Italian Republic. It has held a prominent role in modern Italian military history. Its aerobatic display team is the Frecce Tricolori. On 28 March 1923, the Italian air force was founded as an independent service by King Vittorio Emanuele III of the Kingdom of Italy.
As of 2013, the Italian Air Force operates a total active fleet of 470 manned aircraft and six unmanned aerial vehicles.
On the blue background of the stamp the logo of the celebrations of the Italian Air Force 90th anniversary is located.