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Benny Peled

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From Aircraft Mechanic to Air Force Commander

Serving Israel as a mechanic and fighter pilot during her earliest years, Benny Peled worked his way up to command the Israeli Air Force.

IAF F-35

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Israel’s First Female F-35 Pilot

The Israeli Air Force now has a female fighter pilot to guide the American-made next generation F-35 stealth fighter jet.

IAF and German Air Force fly over Dachau, August 2020

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Flying Over Dachau

The Israeli Air Force (IAF) and its German counterpart joined together in a historic flyby over Dachau concentration camp.

Sikorsky CH-53 helicopter of IAF 118th Squadron

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IAF ‘Night Riders’ Squadron Turns 50

Five members of the IAF 118th Squadron share the group's history over the past half century of service to Israel.

Ilan Ramon, Israeli fighter pilot and astronaut

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Ilan Ramon – Truly Living in Space

Ilan Ramon was an Israeli fighter pilot and the first (and only) astronaut from Israel, losing his life in the Columbia space shuttle disaster.

IAF flyover of Israeli hospitals, May 2020

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Photo Friday: Blessings of the Skies Above

The Israeli Air Force flew over every Israeli hospital to show the nation's thanks for her healthcare workers who have bravely battled the coronavirus pandemic.

George Beurling, 1943

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The Falcon of Malta

Canadian WWII fighter ace George Beurling was one of the first casualties in service to a newly independent Israel.

Amir Nachumi

Fellowship Blog

‘This Must Be War!’

Having flown and fought in the Yom Kippur War, during Israel's conflict with Lebanon, and in Operation Opera, Amir Nachumi is one of Israel's top fighter pilot aces.

IAF flight school graduation

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Realizing a Dream

A newly graduated IAF navigator tells of his unlikely journey to the Israeli Air Force.

Israeli pilot twins with their grandfather

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Israeli Twins Get Their Air Force Wings

Two brothers — identical twins who've been inseparable since their birth on an Israeli kibbutz — will now, together, defend the skies over the Holy Land.

IAF, US, and UK F-35s

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Allies in the Skies

This week, stealth fighter jets from the IAF, US Air Force, and Royal Air Force practiced over the Mediterranean in order to test and improve this amazing allied technology.

IAF pilots from Operation Opera

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Israeli Nuclear Reactor Raid, 38 Years Later

The IAF pilots who destroyed Saddam’s nuclear site recall how Iran inadvertently enabled the mission that “remade the Middle East.”

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