It represents the 5th aerial component of the "Friuli" Airmobile Brigade.
The Unit is equipped with A-129 "Mangusta" expedition helicopters and with NH-90 tactical transport helicopters, new-generation vehicles.
Composed by volunteer personnel, the Regiment is located at Rimini Airport (RN). Its Flag is decorated with a Bronze Medal to the Army Valour.
Like for all the Army Aviation, the celebration of the Regiment is on 10th May that is the anniversary of the constitution of the first Specialty Unit (1953).