7 - 9 December 1940
The French attached to No.8 (RAF) Squadron continued their flights aboard the Glenn Martin 167 F n° 102 (Flight Lieutenant Jacques Dodelier, Warrant Officer Yves Trécan, Flight Sergeant Ronan Michel) with a reconnaissance of the sector: Massawa – Edd – Thio – Assab, between 09:40 and 13:55.
The Tenente Luciano Cacciavillani, together with two other pilots whose identities are not known, is temporarily seconded to the 412 Squadriglia at Gura.
The South African archives report an attack on the Bura airfield by a Savoia-Marchetti SM.81 flying at 4,500 metres at 07:38.
 GUSTAVSSON, Håkan. Tenente Luciano Cacciavillani. Biplane Fighter Aces from the Second World War : http://surfcity.kund.dalnet.se/italy_cacciavillani.htm
 GUSTAVSSON, Håkan. Maresciallo Giuseppe Mottet. Biplane Fighter Aces from the Second World War : http://surfcity.kund.dalnet.se/italy_mottet.htm