Airplanes Planes Used By Israeli Air Force

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List of planes used by Israeli Air Force. Plane models are listed alphabetically and include additional information about each individual Israeli Air Force aircrafts. Israeli Air Force uses, or at some point has used, these planes. This list answers the questions "what kind of aircraft does Israeli Air Force use?" and "what plane am I flying on Israeli Air Force?" List includes photos of the Israeli Air Force planes when available, to help clear up what airplanes Israeli Air Force flies. Items include everything from IAI Arava to Gulfstream G550. (16 items)
Boeing AH-64 Apache is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Planes Used By Israeli Air Force
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The Boeing AH-64 Apache is a four-blade, twin-turboshaft attack helicopter with a tailwheel-type landing gear arrangement, and a tandem cockpit for a two-man crew. It features a nose-mounted sensor suite for target acquisition and night vision systems. It is armed with a 30 mm M230 chain gun carried between the main landing gear, under the aircraft's forward fuselage. It has four hardpoints mounted on stub-wing pylons, typically carrying a mixture of AGM-114 Hellfire missiles and Hydra 70 rocket pods. The AH-64 has a large amount of systems redundancy to improve combat survivability. The Apache originally started as the Model 77 developed by Hughes Helicopters for the United States Army's ...more on Wikipedia

Type: Attack helicopter

Manufacturer: Boeing, Hughes Aircraft Company, McDonnell Douglas, Hughes Helicopters, Boeing Defense, + more

Length (m): 17.73

Wingspan (m): 14.63

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Avia S-199 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Planes Used By Israeli Air Force
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The Avia S-199 was a propeller-driven fighter aircraft built after World War II by the two aircraft factories in Czechoslovakia: one of them officially called závod Avia and závod Avia-Jiřího Dimitrova in Čakovice near Prague, as a post-war corporative part of the Automobilové závody, n.p. [Automotive Works, National Corp.], and the other one called závod Vysočany in Prague, as a corporative part of Letecké závody, n.p. [Aviation Works, National Corp.] It was constructed with parts and plans left over from Luftwaffe aircraft production that had taken place under the country's German occupation during the war. Despite the aircraft's numerous problems and unpopularity with its pilots, it ...more on Wikipedia

Type: Fighter aircraft

Manufacturer: Avia

Length (m): 8.94

Wingspan (m): 9.91

Maiden Flight: Mar 01 1947

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Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Planes Used By Israeli Air Force
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The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress is a four-engine heavy bomber aircraft developed in the 1930s for the United States Army Air Corps. Competing against Douglas and Martin for a contract to build 200 bombers, the Boeing entry outperformed both competitors and exceeded the Air Corps' expectations. Although Boeing lost the contract because the prototype crashed, the Air Corps was so impressed with Boeing's design that they ordered 13 more B-17s for further evaluation. From its introduction in 1938, the B-17 Flying Fortress evolved through numerous design advances. The B-17 was primarily employed by the United States Army Air Forces in the daylight precision strategic bombing campaign of World War ...more on Wikipedia

Type: Strategic bomber

Manufacturer: Boeing

Introduced: Apr 01 1938

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Dassault Mystère IV is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Planes Used By Israeli Air Force
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The Dassault MD.454 Mystère IV was a 1950s French fighter-bomber aircraft, the first transonic aircraft to enter service with the French Air Force. ...more on Wikipedia

Type: Fighter-bomber

Manufacturer: Dassault Aviation

Length (m): 12.89

Wingspan (m): 11.13

Maiden Flight: Sep 28 1952

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