Tag: IAI Kfir

Israel offers surplus F-16s to Colombia to replace the country's Kfir fighter jets
Croatia has recently bought 12 surplus F-16s from Israel Jane’s reports that Elbit Systems and Israel Aircraft Industries (IAI) have offered to sell surplus Israeli Air Force (IAF) F-16A/BC/Ds to Colombia. The offer which includes airframes that are held in storage and/or are soon to be retired, is aimed to fulfil a Colombian Air Force (FAC, Fuerza Aérea Colombiana) requirement for...
Here are some highlights of Iron Eagle II movie, the largest aviation film 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 MiG-29s (mimicked by 69 Squadron's Phantoms). IAI Kfir fighters playing the interceptors of the imaginative Islamic nation Israeli Air Force (IAF) Ramat David Air Base (home of 69 Squadron 'Hammers') transformed into a Hollywood filming site for a few weeks,...
IAI could bring five Sri Lanka Air Force Kfir fighters back into service
The Sri Lanka Air Force acquired six Kfir C.2s and a single TC.2 in 1995–1996. The service added additional nine aircraft to its inventory by 2005 Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is said to be in talks with Sri Lanka to restore the serviceability of five Kfir fighters currently grounded. According to Colombo Page which cites Jane’s Defence Weekly as the source,...
VMFAT-501 F-35Bs (sporting British roundels) train with ATAC Kfirs
ATAC is flying with MK-58 Hawker Hunter aircraft and the F-21 Kfir aircraft, four pilots, and a team of eight maintainers to support the rigorous VMFAT-501 schedule Airborne Tactical Advantage Company (ATAC) brought its Kfirs to MCAS Beaufort on Nov. 6 for two weeks of training with pilots from VMFAT-501. Interestingly, as you can see by looking at the pictures in...
While Iron Eagle was not a major success at the cinema, the aerial photography of the motion picture was quite cool Enroute to the Feria Aeronautica Internacional – Colombia airshow earlier this month, a pair of F-16s from the South Carolina Air National Guard had radio drills and intercepts with Colombian Air Force Kfirs based in Palenquero. The aim of the...