Born in 1939 in Rio de Janeiro, his aeronautical career has begun soon, initially as aero taxi pilot, therefore like professional pilot. In the 1965 he has been moved in Italy where he has continued to work, until the retirement like commander and instructor on Boeing 747.
He has totaled 18,000 hours of flight and has piloted ten various types of airliners, and 65 of general aviation. During his professional life he has also worked for 20 years in the FLIGHT SAFETY, with assignments in various national and international agencies.
His passion for the military reconnaissance planes is of long date and has, with his friend Valentino Poli, restored two Stinson L-5 and is currently restoring another.
Italo lives in Rome, he is married and father of two sons.