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Friedrichshafen Expo, Spain/Portugal, Oshkosh/Florida

Header Picture: McDonnell-Douglas QF-4E Phantom IIs 73-1167 & 74-1638 of USAF/53rdWEG at Oshkosh 2016

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Friday, 12 May 2017

30/04-02/05/17 - Hatzerim - Beer Sheva - Nevatim - Tel Nof - Ramat David - Haifa

RichT had trips out for the Israeli Independence Day celebrations.

30th April 2017

Hatzerim

110 Aermacchi M.346i Lavi (D0005) Israeli Air Force/102 Sqn
115 Aermacchi M.346i Lavi (D0009) Israeli Air Force/102 Sqn
115
122 Aermacchi M.346i Lavi (D0013) Israeli Air Force/102 Sqn
122
125 Aermacchi M.346i Lavi (D0014) Israeli Air Force/102 Sqn
125
131 Aermacchi M.346i Lavi (D0018) Israeli Air Force/102 Sqn
131
133 Aermacchi M.346i Lavi (D0019) Israeli Air Force/102 Sqn
133
138 Aermacchi M.346i Lavi (D0021) Israeli Air Force/102 Sqn
141 Aermacchi M.346i Lavi (D0022) Israeli Air Force/102 Sqn
145 Aermacchi M.346i Lavi (D0024) Israeli Air Force/102 Sqn
145
152 Aermacchi M.346i Lavi (D0026) Israeli Air Force/102 Sqn
152
160 Aermacchi M.346i Lavi (D0029/7080) Israeli Air Force/102 Sqn
160
164 Aermacchi M.346i Lavi (D0030/7081) Israeli Air Force/102 Sqn
414 Raytheon T-6A Efroni (PT-451) Israeli Air Force/FTS
456 Raytheon T-6A Efroni (PT-452) Israeli Air Force/FTS
473 Raytheon T-6A Efroni (PI-01) Israeli Air Force/FTS
475 Raytheon T-6A Efroni (PI-02) Israeli Air Force/FTS
475
481 Raytheon T-6A Efroni (PI-04) Israeli Air Force/FTS
484 Raytheon T-6A Efroni (PI-06) Israeli Air Force/FTS
484
488 Raytheon T-6A Efroni (PI-07) Israeli Air Force/FTS
490 Raytheon T-6A Efroni (PI-09) Israeli Air Force/FTS
490
491 Raytheon T-6A Efroni (PI-10) Israeli Air Force/FTS
492 Raytheon T-6A Efroni (PI-11) Israeli Air Force/FTS
493 Raytheon T-6A Efroni (PI-12) Israeli Air Force/FTS
494 Raytheon T-6A Efroni (PI-13) Israeli Air Force/FTS
494
495 Raytheon T-6A Efroni (PI-14) Israeli Air Force/FTS
496 Raytheon T-6A Efroni (PI-15) Israeli Air Force/FTS
497 Raytheon T-6A Efroni (PI-16) Israeli Air Force/FTS
498 Raytheon T-6A Efroni (PI-17) Israeli Air Force/FTS
833 General Dynamics F-16I Sufa (YD-60) Israeli Air Force/107 Sqn
833
858 General Dynamics F-16I Sufa (YD-73) Israeli Air Force/107 Sqn
858
863 General Dynamics F-16I Sufa (YD-76) Israeli Air Force/107 Sqn
863
886 General Dynamics F-16I Sufa (YD-94) Israeli Air Force/107 Sqn
886
896 General Dynamics F-16I Sufa (YD-101) Israeli Air Force/107 Sqn
898 General Dynamics F-16I Sufa (YD-102) Israeli Air Force/107 Sqn
898

Be'er Sheva

(705)/"664" IAI F-21A Kfir (unknown) displayed on roundabout

Be'er Sheva Technical School

277 McDonnell-Douglas F-4E Phantom II (4505) Preserved
777 General Dynamics F-16A Netz (61-255) Preserved

Nevatim - Preserved at Gate

04 Douglas C-47A (12486)
035/4X-FPO Boeing KC-97G Stratotanker (16830)
046 Nord N.2501D Noratlas (N2501D-153)
92 Dassault Mystere IVA (unknown) may be false serial
"122" IAI Arava 201 (013) ex El Salvador 801 (1)
212 IAI Arava 202 (108)
243 General Dynamics F-16A Netz (6V-35)
316 Douglas A-4N Skyhawk (unknown)
(1108)/08 North American AT-6A (77-4163)

01st May 2017

Tel Nof - seen from outside for next days Independence Day Show

038 Sikorsky S-65C-3 Yas'ur 2025 (65397) Israeli Air Force
065 Sikorsky S-65C-2 Yas'ur 2000 (65223) Israeli Air Force
149 Aermacchi M.346i Lavi (D0025) Israeli Air Force/102 Sqn
201 McDonnell-Douglas F-15I Ra'am (1276) Israeli Air Force
330 Beech A36 Chofit (E-3525) Israeli Air Force/135 Sqn
420 Lockheed KC-130H Hercules (4653) Israeli Air Force/131 Sqn
525 McDonnell-Douglas F-15C Baz (888) Israeli Air Force
557 General Dynamics F-16C Barak (CJ-29) Israeli Air Force
630 General Dynamics F-16D Brakeet (CK-11) Israeli Air Force
636 Beech B200T Zufit 2 (BT-43) Israeli Air Force/100 Sqn
802 McDonnell-Douglas F-15C Baz (653) Israeli Air Force
832 McDonnell-Douglas F-15C Baz (705) Israeli Air Force
840 McDonnell-Douglas F-15C Baz (709) Israeli Air Force
851 General Dynamics F-16I Sufa (YD-68) Israeli Air Force
935 McD-D Helicopters AH-64A Pethen (PV.144) Israeli Air Force/190 Sqn
966 McD-D Helicopters AH-64A Pethen (PV.272) Israeli Air Force/190 Sqn

02nd May 2017

Ramat David - Independence Day Show

Preserved etc

(31) Gloster Meteor FR.9 (unknown) ..Gateguard
31
(144) McDonnell-Douglas F-4E Phantom II (3989) ..Gateguard
144
210 Hughes 500MD Lahatoot (109-0571D) ..Gateguard
210
246 General Dynamics F-16A Netz (6V-36) ..wfu by Fire Station
246
(328) McDonnell Douglas A-4N Ayit (unknown) ..Gateguard
328
(814) IAI Kfir C.2 (unknown)
814
unknown Dassault Mystere IVA (unknown) ..Gateguard
MYSTERE4

Static

027 General Dynamics F-16D Brakeet (4K-4) Israeli Air Force/109 Sqn
027
042 Sikorsky S-65C-3 Yas'ur 2025 (65399) Israeli Air Force/114 Sqn
042
074 General Dynamics F-16D Brakeet (4K-20) Israeli Air Force/109 Sqn
074
154 Aermacchi M.346i Lavi (D0027) Israeli Air Force/102 Sqn
154
250 McDonnell-Douglas F-15I Ra'am (1315) Israeli Air Force/69 Sqn
250
275 Boeing KC-707 (21334) Israeli Air Force/120 Sqn
275
313 General Dynamics F-16C Barak (4J-50) Israeli Air Force/117 Sqn
313
318 Beech A36 Chofit (E-3596) Israeli Air Force/135 Sqn
318
333 General Dynamics F-16C Barak (4J-14) Israeli Air Force/117 Sqn
333
560 McDonnell-Douglas F-15C Baz (896) Israeli Air Force/133 Sqn
560
582 Sikorsky S-70A-55 Yanshuf 3 (702765) Israeli Air Force
582
661 Elbit Hermes 450S (unknown) Israeli Air Force
661
743 McD-D Helicopters AH-64D Saraf (DIN007) Israeli Air Force/113 Sqn
743
882 Eurocopter AS.565MA Atalef (6489) Israeli Navy/193 Sqn
882
890 General Dynamics F-16I Sufa (YD-96) Israeli Air Force/201 Sqn
890

Flying Display

113 McD-D Helicopters AH-64D Saraf (DIR012) Israeli Air Force/113 Sqn
304 General Dynamics F-16C Barak (4J-2) Israeli Air Force/117 Sqn
304
324 General Dynamics F-16C Barak (4J-11) Israeli Air Force/117 Sqn
324
326 General Dynamics F-16C Barak (4J-12) Israeli Air Force/117 Sqn
326
350 General Dynamics F-16C Barak (4J-22) Israeli Air Force/117 Sqn
350
353 General Dynamics F-16C Barak (4J-23) Israeli Air Force/117 Sqn
353
374 General Dynamics F-16C Barak (4J-32) Israeli Air Force/117 Sqn
389 General Dynamics F-16C Barak (4J-39) Israeli Air Force/117 Sqn
393 General Dynamics F-16C Barak (4J-41) Israeli Air Force/117 Sqn
400 Raytheon T-6A Efroni (PT-450) Israeli Air Force/FTS
400
478 Raytheon T-6A Efroni (PI-03) Israeli Air Force/FTS
478
488 Raytheon T-6A Efroni (PI-07) Israeli Air Force/FTS
488
494 Raytheon T-6A Efroni (PI-13) Israeli Air Force/FTS
494
752 McD-D Helicopters AH-64D Saraf (DIR002) Israeli Air Force/113 Sqn
891 Eurocopter AS.565SA Panther (6554) Israeli Navy/193 Sqn
891
4X-BME Bell Helicopters 206B-3 Jet Ranger III (04093) Israeli National Police
4X-BME

Flypast

F16X5
F15X5
F15X3
F35X3
B707F15
C130
CH53X3

054 Sikorsky S-65C-3 Yas'ur 2025 (65405) Israeli Air Force
209 McDonnell-Douglas F-15I Ra'am (1286) Israeli Air Force/69 Sqn
232 McDonnell-Douglas F-15I Ra'am (1300) Israeli Air Force/69 Sqn
235 McDonnell-Douglas F-15I Ra'am (1304) Israeli Air Force/69 Sqn
235
252 McDonnell-Douglas F-15I Ra'am (1317) Israeli Air Force/69 Sqn
252
269 McDonnell-Douglas F-15I Ra'am (1333) Israeli Air Force/69 Sqn

272 Boeing KC-707 (21096) Israeli Air Force/120 Sqn
B707F15X1
280 McDonnell-Douglas F-15D Baz (884) Israeli Air Force/133 Sqn
280
304 General Dynamics F-16C Barak (4J-2) Israeli Air Force/117 Sqn
353 General Dynamics F-16C Barak (4J-23) Israeli Air Force/117 Sqn
374 General Dynamics F-16C Barak (4J-32) Israeli Air Force/no marks
389 General Dynamics F-16C Barak (4J-39) Israeli Air Force/117 Sqn
393 General Dynamics F-16C Barak (4J-41) Israeli Air Force/no marks

450 McDonnell-Douglas F-15D Baz (644) Israeli Air Force/133 Sqn
450
455 McDonnell-Douglas F-15D Baz (648) Israeli Air Force/133 Sqn
455
522 Lockheed KC-130H Hercules (4660) Israeli Air Force/131 Sqn
522
662 Lockheed C-130J-30 Hercules (5742) Israeli Air Force/103 Sqn
662
665 Lockheed C-130J-30 Hercules (5754) Israeli Air Force/103 Sqn
665
676 Gulfstream G5 Nachshon Shavit (676) Israeli Air Force/122 Sqn
676
679 Gulfstream G5 Nachshon Shavit (679) Israeli Air Force/122 Sqn
679
709 Beech 200CT Zufit 3 (BN-6) Israeli Air Force/100 Sqn
721 Beech 200CT Zufit 5 (BT-44) Israeli Air Force/100 Sqn
842 Beech B200T Zufit 5 (BB-1806) Israeli Air Force/100 Sqn
901 Lockheed Martin F-35I Adir (AS-1) Israeli Air Force/140 Sqn
902 Lockheed Martin F-35I Adir (AS-2) Israeli Air Force/140 Sqn
902
906 Sikorsky CH-53A Yas'ur 2025 (65151) Israeli Air Force
907 Lockheed Martin F-35I Adir (AS-7) Israeli Air Force/140 Sqn
907
914 Sikorsky CH-53A Yas'ur 2025 (65127) Israeli Air Force
914

Haifa - Independence Day Show

Static

026 Agusta-Bell AB.206C-1 Jet Ranger (9067) Israeli Air Force/FTS
026
316 Lockheed C-130E Hercules (3932) Israeli Air Force/131 Sqn
316
346 Beech A36 Chofit (E-3616) Israeli Air Force/135 Sqn
346
845 Sikorsky S-70A-50 Yanshuf 3 (unknown) Israeli Air Force
845
859 Beech B200T Zufit 5 (BB-1819) Israeli Air Force/100 Sqn
859
924 McD-D Helicopters AH-64A Pethen (PV.129) Israeli Air Force/190 Sqn
924
3021/021 IAI Heron 1 (unknown)
3021

Technical School

301 General Dynamics F-16C Barak (4J-1) Instructional Airframe
622 McDonnell-Douglas F-15A Baz (16) Instructional Airframe
622
760 General Dynamics F-16A Netz (61-223) Instructional Airframe
760
983 Sikorsky CH-53A Yas'ur 2000 (65134) Instructional Airframe
983

Technical School Museum

(005/4X-FNB) Douglas C-47A-75-DL (19420)
005
(008) Aerospatiale SA.321K Super Frelon (110)
008
12 Sud-Ouest SO.4050 Vautour IIA (36)
12
(12) Fokker S.11-2 Instructor (6223)
12
37 Dassault Mystere IVA (unknown)
37
039 Dornier Do.27B-1 (204)
039
056/(4X-FAH) Nord N.2501D Noratlas (2501D-167)
056
(058) Piper PA-18 Super Cub 150 (18-5128)
058
(65)/"68" Dassault MD.450 Ouragan (65)
68
(130)/"160" Bell Helicopters AH-1G Tsefa (unknown)
160
215 Douglas A-4H Ayit M (unknown)
215
(393)/"021" McDonnell-Douglas F-15A Baz (34) ex 73-0093
021
647 IAI Tzukit (D107)
647
667 Bell Helicopters AH-1E Tsefa (22175) ex 78-23069
667
(821)/"021" IAI Kfir C2 (44)
021
(1110) North American SNJ-3 Texan (78-6109)
1110
(2713)/"55" Boeing Stearman PT-17 Kaydet (75-1846)
55