69 Squadron Hammers

The Story of the College Student that scored the first ever Gun Kill for an Israeli F-4 Phantom II

The Story of the College Student that scored the first ever Gun Kill for an Israeli F-4 Phantom II

Three or four times a week Aviem Sella returned from missions over Egypt flying at low altitude over Haifa to… Read More

9 months ago

Israeli F-4 Navigator tells the story of when he and his pilot and their wingman engaged a North Korean MiG-21 during the Yom Kippur War

“The MiG pilot was extraordinarily good, flying wild and reacting time. He was alone against the two of us and… Read More

2 years ago

F-15I Ra’am crew forced to make an emergency landing using just one main wheel and nose wheel

F-15I Ra’am emergency landing An Israeli Air Force (IAF) F-15I Ra’am fighter bomber belonging to the 69th “Hammers” squadron was… Read More

2 years ago

The unknown story of the Israeli F-4s that dogfighted with North Korean MiG-21s during the Yom Kippur War

"Seconds later we saw them, two MiGs. Crossover and the two of us engaged them. One MiG disappeared the other… Read More

3 years ago

Here are some highlights from Iron Eagle II movie, the largest aviation film ever produced in Israel

Iron Eagle II air task force included U.S. F-16s (played by the IAF Ramat David based F-16 squadrons) and USSR… Read More

6 years ago

MiG KILLER AND SCHOLAR AT THE SAME TIME: HOW A COLLEGE STUDENT SCORED THE FIRST EVER GUN KILL FOR AN ISRAELI F-4 PHANTOM II

Israeli Air Force F-4 fighters The incredible story of the first gun kill scored by an Israeli Phantom. Acquired by… Read More

7 years ago