Aviation Photo #2001864 McDonnell Douglas F-15D Eagle (Baz) - Israel - Air Force

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Combat and famous veteran departing from Days of NATO at Ostrava-Mosnov. "Sky Blazer" - in hebrew Markiyah Shchakim served with 106th Squadron "Spearhead" dislocated at Tel Nof airbase, delivered to Israeli Air Force under programme Paece Fox II with serial 80-0133. This Baz is perhaps best known when it in 1983 returned to land safely with only one wing after mid-air collision with Skyhawk A-4N. During Operation “Peace for Galilee” credited with four victories of Syrian MiGs - on 8.6.1982 one MiG-21 and on 10.6.1982 two MiG-23 and one MiG-21. On 20.11.1985 added 1/2 MiG-23 in cooperation with other F-15C. The 957 participated in operation Wooden Leg against PLO HQ in Tunisia in October 1985.
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    Jiri Zedka
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    McDonnell Douglas F-15D Eagle (Baz)
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    McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle
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    Ostrava - Leos Janacek (Mosnov)
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    September 26, 2011
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7 years ago
Thank Jiri! It seems you know alot on that specific airplane..I have to say that I personally had the honor to fly in its Bk-seat..
7 years ago
A nearly 40 year old design that is still today an air superiority fighter. With constant updates in radar systems, weapons, and the most durable powerful engines in the world. The F-15 is still a lethal machine.
7 years ago
Tnx for posting !

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