F-16 Aircraft Database

F-16 Aircraft Names in the Israel Defense Force / Air Force

Found 25 aircraft, displaying 1-15 [Sorted by USAF FY/n]
Local S/N AF/Unit Aircraft Name Marked Date Details
031 IDFAF 109 sqn 87-1695 "Lahav" May 1994 Details
100 IDFAF 117 sqn 78-0308 "Carish" Unknown Details
102 IDFAF 117 sqn 78-0309 "Meteor" Jan 1983 Details
105 IDFAF 117 sqn 78-0310 "Sa'ar" 02 Jul 1980 Details
107 IDFAF 117 sqn 78-0311 "Sufa" 02 Jul 1980 Details
109 IDFAF 117 sqn 78-0312 "Nesher" Unknown Details
111 IDFAF 117 sqn 78-0313 "Yahalom" Unknown Details
112 IDFAF 117 sqn 78-0314 "Ra'am" 19 Jul 1980 Details
First air-to-air victory

History was made when Israel's youngest pilot, Lieutenant Rafi of 117 Squadron scored the first kill with an F-16 on April 28th, 1981. The victory was against one of two Mil-8s which had entered into Israeli held territory. A missile was fired but missed. The kill came when Rafi switched to guns and made a second run. Wears 1 kill marking.
113 IDFAF 117 sqn 78-0315 "Herev" 17 Sep 1980 Details
114 IDFAF 117 sqn 78-0316 "Snapir" Unknown Details
116 IDFAF 117 sqn 78-0317 "Shavit" 09 Nov 1980 Details
118 IDFAF 117 sqn 78-0318 "Tsil-Tsal" 20 Oct 1980 Details
121 IDFAF 117 sqn 78-0319 "Barak" 20 Oct 1980 Details
124 IDFAF 117 sqn 78-0320 "Kochav" 24 Nov 1980 Details
This aircraft was credited with 3 kills in June 1982. Kochav means Star
126 IDFAF 117 sqn 78-0321 "Magen" 24 Nov 1980 Details

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Abbreviations and symbols:
[act] Active [i/a] Instructional Airframe [sto] Stored (e.g. at AMARG)
[cld] Cancelled Order [msh] Involved in Mishap [w/o] Write-off
[con] Converted [o/o] On Order
[des] Destroyed (drone) [pre] Preserved (museum, gateguard) T/V LM Aero Type/Version (Construction) number
[emb] Embargoed [scr] Scrapped Photo Available

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