Syrian Air Force

The story behind the gun-camera sequences featuring Syrian MiG-21s shot down by Israeli Mirage IIIs

The story behind the gun-camera sequences featuring Syrian MiG-21s shot down by Israeli Mirage IIIs

Al-Masry’s jet was then hit by 30mm cannon fire from one of Mirages and exploded, killing the pilot. It was… Read More

3 years ago

Here’s why ‘who would win a 1-v-1 air engagement, (Turkish) F-16 or (Syrian) MiG-29?’ is a No Go Question

Combat aircraft aren't some kind of medieval knights on a jousting tournament. They're not even 'Spitfires vs Bf.109s' any more.… Read More

4 years ago

Eagle Vs Foxbat: The MiG-25 Kills Scored by Israeli F-15s

The best aircraft that the USSR could supply to the Syrians to counter Israeli fighters was the MiG-25P ‘Foxbat-E' interceptor,… Read More

4 years ago

How the defection to Israel of a Syrian Air Force MiG-23-pilot embarrassed the IAF

Although the IAF were pleased to get their hands on the MiG-23, they were somewhat embarrassed that an enemy jet… Read More

6 years ago

Israel shoots down Syrian Sukhoi Su-24 Fencer fighter bomber

According Israeli reports, the incident took place over the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. The pilot of the Su-24 was killed. On… Read More

6 years ago

“Operation Drugstore:” when IAF fighters shot down 88 Syrian aircraft during air battles over the Bekaa Valley

Many Syrian MiGs were blasted from the sky before they ever saw or met their adversary at the merge By… Read More

6 years ago