Italian Govt To Have Avantis Upgraded By Piaggio Aerospace The current Piaggio P180 Avanti aircraft operated by the Italian armed forces are in for upgrades to further bring them up to scratch. The upgrades will facilitate changes to the landing gear system, avionics, communications etc to in-service Avanti and Avanti II aircraft throughout the Italian Armed Forces. These aircraft will then be known as the P180 Avanti II Plus after the upgrade. Secondly, there is the Piaggio EVO Plus program that will happen. This has to do with facilitating the Armed Forces with new Avanti EVOs geared towards special mission applications.