United Arab Republic Air Force

Did you know the former president of Egypt Hosni Mubarak was a good military pilot? Pt. 2: Nocturnal Il-28 Reconnaissance Sorties over Israel

Did you know the former president of Egypt Hosni Mubarak was a good military pilot? Pt. 2: Nocturnal Il-28 Reconnaissance Sorties over Israel

Between others, in 1959-1960, Mubarak and his unit's Il-28Rs flew a series of nocturnal reconnaissance sorties over Israel: the last… Read More

4 years ago

Between the MiG-21PF and the MiG-21PFM: the Story of the MiG-21PFS, the Weird Fishbed Variant

Between Jun. 12 and 30 1967, the USSR delivered exactly 65 such MiG-21PFS aircraft to Egypt as replacements for losses… Read More

5 years ago

Former Egyptian MiG pilots provide an unprecedented perspective on Six-Day War “pre-emptive” Israeli strike against EAF airfields

'I called him to ask what was happening. He answered, "It's fantastic, they are attacking the dummy planes on the… Read More

6 years ago