Tag: Tel-Nof airbase
Cold War Era
The Story of the Israeli A-4 Pilot who completed his first flight on the Skyhawk during the first combat sortie of “Yom Kippur” WarDario Leone -
"Only three pilots in the entire history dared to go on a combat sortie in an aircraft they never flown before. I am about to become fourth," Maj. Gen. Giora Rom, IAF former A-4 pilot Three days before the “Yom Kippur” war, Maj. Gen. Giora Rom assumed command of Skyhawk squadron, after its previous commander was killed. As Rom Himself...