F-16 Netz

‘I was 59. My squadron commander was 39.’ Leading jet ace Giora Even-Epstein recalls being the eldest Israeli F-16 pilot

‘I was 59. My squadron commander was 39.’ Leading jet ace Giora Even-Epstein recalls being the eldest Israeli F-16 pilot

Giora Even- Epstein, the leading jet ace Affable and enthusiastic, Giora Even- Epstein gained the nickname ‘Hawkeye’ because of his… Read More

3 months ago

Operation Opera: the story of how Israeli Air Force F-16 Netz fighter bombers destroyed Iraq’s Osirak nuclear reactor

The Israel Defence Force/Air Force delayed their own mission long enough to get the machines it needed for the attack… Read More

11 months ago

Sidestick of Israeli Air Force F-16A that struck Osirak nuclear reactor during Operation Opera put up for auction

The sidestick controller from F-16A #78-0322 is up for auction. The former Israeli Air Force fighter was one of the… Read More

2 years ago

ISRAEL TO OFFER A MIX OF 12 SECOND HAND F-16A/B/C/Ds TO CROATIA

Initially, F-16A/Bs were proposed but the new plan is to offer C/D models that are deemed surplus with the arrival… Read More

6 years ago

ISRAELI AIR FORCE SOLE AGGRESSOR SQUADRON HAS TRANSITIONED TO THE F-16C/D “BARAK”

The new F-16C/Ds will be able to simulate the capabilities of world's most advanced fighter jets providing a credible threat… Read More

7 years ago