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IAF: „Space Shuttle Named „Columbia

13 years ago: the story of the „Columbia” Space shuttle and the first Israeli Astronaut, late Col. Ilan Ramon. This coming month, the IAF site will commemorate every step of the journey, from the historic take off to the tragic crash The story of the first Israeli Astronaut, the late Col. Ilan Ramon, has been […]

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IAF: „White Eagle” Squadron Looking Ahead

The “White Eagle” Squadron, celebrating five years since its establishment, is expected to grow in the near future: next year, new “Eitan” UAVs are expected to be absorbed in the squadron and by the end of 2020, the squadron is preparing to triple itself in size. “If we could look ten years into the future, […]

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Thanks to an Innovative Development: Decrease in Engine Damage

A start up established by an IAF reserve combat pilot has brought an ~eighty percent decrease of FOD (Foreign Object Damage) in the engines of the „Nevatim” Airbases aircraft, damage which could potentially endanger lives and IAF assets Amongst every aircrew and ground crew member in the IAF, FOD’s (Foreign Objet Damage) are known as […]

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IAF: Scorpions at Night

Most attack sorties executed by the IAF happen overnight. Flying at night gives the aircrews a significant advantage in most of their missions: from precise attacks to gathering intelligence, while minimizing the possibility of attacking innocent people in comparison to flight in the day time and lessening the danger to aircrews. „A significant percent of […]

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Polish Air Force Inspector Visited Israel

With 2015 already being a record year for Israeli-Polish cooperation, the Polish Air Force Inspector, Maj. Gen. Jan Sliwka, visited Israel this week and flew in the „Blue-Flag” training exercise The Polish Air Force Inspector, Maj. Gen. Jan Sliwka, visited Israel earlier this week and took part in the „Blue-Flag” training exercise, in which the […]

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IAF: Hellenic Army Deployed to Israel

„Blue & White Glory” training exercise: The Hellenic Army’s Aerial Wing deployed to Israel for a joint practice with the Israeli helicopters squadrons. This is the first time the Hellenic Army’s Aerial Wing has deployed abroad For the IAF, the last few weeks has been packed with cooperation with different forces around the world. After […]