Archive for April 9th, 2017

Israeli Aggressors transition to F-16C/D

Posted in Air Force on April 9th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The Israeli Air Force’s sole aggressor squadron has transitioned to the F-16C/D, four months after it phase out the F-16A/B.

115 Squadron
Photo: Israeli Air Force

Royal Saudi Air Force pilots getting pay raise

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The Saudi government has decided to raise the pay of its military pilots by 35 percent. For fighter pilots and weapons system officers, the pay raise is 60 percent.

Saudi Arabia - Eurofighter EF-2000 Typhoon
By Gordon Zammit [GFDL 1.2 or GFDL 1.2], via Wikimedia Commons

Super Galeb G-4 crashes

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A Serbian Super Galeb G-4 jet trainer crashed in the village of Slatina on Apr. 7. Two pilots on board were killed.

Super Galeb G-4 Serbia (20932748396)
By Rob Schleiffert from Holland (Super Galeb G-4 Serbia) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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