Pricolo initially served as a pioneer officer in an airship battalion in the Italian Army . During the First World War he took part in around 60 combat missions on airships . After founding the Italian Air Force ( Regia Aeronautica ) , he joined the new armed forces , in which he commanded the 2nd Air Corps (2ª squadra aerea) in Padua from 1933 to 1939 . From November 10, 1939 to November 15, 1941 he was chief of staff at the head of the Italian Air Force. He was succeeded by General Rino Corso Fougier .
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Italian air force officer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||January 30, 1891|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Saponara di Grumento , Italy|
|DATE OF DEATH||October 14, 1980|
|Place of death||Rome , Italy|