Israel Air Force gearing up for Blue Flag

Israel to host Blue Flag aerial exercises, with teams from US, Germany, Italy, and Greece. First-ever int'l exercise in Israel with F-35s.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/1/2019, 10:30 AM

Plane accidentally fired missile at Syria

Pilot accused of recklessness for launching missile at suspicious target without identifying target first.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/22/2019, 10:17 PM

IAF practicing Independence Day flyovers

Israeli Air Force releases schedule for practice runs for Independence Day flyovers.Kobi Finkler, 4/29/2019, 12:57 PM

Will Haredim soon join the Israeli Air Force?

Is Israel's Air Force the next frontier for haredi integration into the IDF?Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2019, 2:56 PM

Two injured in air force accident

Israeli Air Force transport plane undergoing maintenance work begins moving - with workers still operating on plane.David Rosenberg, 1/30/2019, 12:15 PM

IAF, British Air Force to hold joint training exercise

Israel's air force invited to joint training exercise with UK.Gary Willig, 1/17/2019, 4:14 PM

The New Right's latest recruit: An F-16 fighter pilot

Israeli Air Force Colonel Matan Kahana joins Knesset list of party formed by Naftali Bennett and Ayelet Shaked.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/11/2019, 9:41 AM

Rabbi Eli Sadan: Now all Ethiopians can feel they can succeed

Leading religious Zionist rabbi says first Ethiopian Israeli pilot proves value of integration for Ethiopian community, Israeli society.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/26/2018, 9:05 PM

Israeli Air Force's newest pilots to receive their wings

Graduates of Israeli Air Force's 177th flight course to receive their pilot's wings.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2018, 8:43 PM

Syrian missile fired at Israel found in Golan Heights

Remnants of missile fired from Syria towards Israeli aircraft found in northern Israel.Kobi Finkler, 11/30/2018, 1:21 PM

Syria: IAF attacks Iranian targets

Syrian media report attack on territory with known Iranian presence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/29/2018, 11:35 PM

IAF looks to maintain strategic edge with 'Blue and White Flag'

IDF hosts air units from six nations at 'Sky Angels' rescue training operation, while IAF works to maintain air superiority in parallel op.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/4/2018, 4:43 PM

Disaster averted as Israeli F-16's brakes fail during landing

Israeli F-16I fighter jet nearly crashes into IAF base during landing, after landing brakes malfunction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/1/2018, 8:02 PM

IDF helps rescue Jordanian children trapped by flood

Israeli Air Force assisting in rescue of children trapped in Jordanian bus by flood waters after request by Jordanian government.Gary Willig, 10/25/2018, 8:15 PM

Israel's stealth F-35 squadron returned to active duty

F-35 fleet of fighters grounded following crash of US Marines craft. Following extensive examination, Israeli planes restored to service.David Rosenberg, 10/14/2018, 8:08 PM

Israel: Syria, not IDF shot down Russian plane

IDF acknowledges strike in Syria - but says downed Russian plane was accidentally hit by Syrian missiles after Israeli jets had left.David Rosenberg, 9/18/2018, 3:33 PM

US volunteer Israeli Air Force to be buried in Arlington

American fighter pilot who volunteered in Israeli Air Force during War of Independence to be buried in Arlington National Cemetery.JTA, 8/23/2018, 10:52 PM

IAF strikes 12 terror targets in Gaza after rocket barrage

Red Alert siren sounds again after rocket barrage from Gaza injures 2. IAF strikes 12 targets.Gary Willig, 8/8/2018, 9:35 PM

Report: Israeli jets hit Syria

Arab media outlets claim Israeli fighter jets hit targets in Syria.David Rosenberg, 7/22/2018, 7:53 PM

Watch: Israel Air Force graduation airshow

Air force academy puts on special graduation airshow.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2018, 10:02 PM

Watch: Israel Air Force hits Gaza terrorists

Israeli aircraft target Hamas positions across Gaza Strip in retaliation for wave of balloon bomb, terror kite attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/18/2018, 9:08 AM

IDF hits Gaza terrorists launching 'balloon bombs'

Israeli aircraft hit vehicle used by Gaza terrorists, fires warning shots towards terror cell preparing incendiary balloons for launch.David Rosenberg, 6/15/2018, 2:20 PM

Israeli aircraft hit Gaza Strip

IDF aircraft bomb terror infrastructure in Gaza, fire warning shots at terrorists preparing incendiary balloons near border.David Rosenberg, 6/14/2018, 4:56 PM

Watch: 40 fighters, 10 squadrons, 2 missions - no landings

Israel Air Force practices long-range operations with joint training exercises over Greece including mid-air refueling.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2018, 9:30 AM

IDF to Gazans: Don't be tools of Iran, Hamas

Israeli aircraft drop leaflets warning Gazans not to join Friday's mass riots on Israeli border marking 51st anniversary of Six Day War.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/7/2018, 3:31 PM

Air-to-air confrontation between Israel and Russia?

Arab media outlets claim Russian fighters scrambled to intercept Israeli jets operating over Lebanon.David Rosenberg, 5/28/2018, 12:45 PM

IAF: Israel first country to carry out airstrikes with F-35

Israel becomes first nation in the world to use new F-35 stealth fighter in combat role.JTA, 5/23/2018, 7:52 AM

Labour MP defends fake image of Israeli plane bombing civilians

Anti-Israel British lawmaker 'shocked' by criticism over her use of doctored image showing Israeli F-15 bombing Tehran.David Rosenberg, 4/17/2018, 1:26 PM

Air Force training

Photo album: IAF planes train in skies over JerusalemArutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2018, 5:13 PM

Pandemonium in Tel Aviv after drill mistaken for aerial attack

Tel Aviv residents mistake Israeli Air Force flyover practice for aerial assault amid rising tensions with Syria.Tzvi Lev, 4/12/2018, 6:23 PM

Israeli F-16 crash caused by human error, IAF says

Flight crew failed to engage in evasive maneuvers following missile launch, IAF internal report claims, leading to downing of F-16 fighter.David Rosenberg, 2/25/2018, 8:45 PM

IAF: F-16 shoot down was 'operational failure'

Investigation into loss of F-16I during operation over Syria on Saturday suggests pilot could ordinarily have evaded aging S-200 missile.David Rosenberg, 2/16/2018, 9:28 AM

Report: Six killed in IAF strikes on Syria

Israeli retaliatory airstrikes on Assad regime Saturday killed at least six people, NGO claims, including 'non-Syrian allies'.David Rosenberg, 2/11/2018, 3:58 PM

Jerry Seinfeld spotted at Israeli air force base

American Jewish comedian drops in at Israel Air Force base following shows in Tel Aviv.David Rosenberg, 1/2/2018, 12:28 PM

11% of IDF's pilot course graduates come from Hesder yeshivas

IDF publishes data on a pilot course 175 that will be completed next week. 28% play musical instruments, 58% were in youth movements.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/22/2017, 11:35 AM

'Anyone who tries to hurt us-will be hurt in return'

PM warns attacks on Israelis or Israeli craft will result in further retaliation after IAF planes destroy Syrian anti-aircraft battery.Gary Willig, 10/16/2017, 6:20 PM

IAF pilots jailed for runway collision with civilian plane

Pilots 'negligent' in runway accident which left civilian plane damaged.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/11/2017, 10:58 AM

Former IAF commander: Israel hit over 100 Hezbollah targets

Former Israel Air Force commander says Israeli strikes against Hezbollah prevented escalation and acted as a deterrent to war with Israel.AFP, 8/17/2017, 2:44 PM

'The Israeli Air Force leads the world'

Major General Amikam Norkin officially enters Air Force Commander post replacing Maj. Gen. Amir Eshel, who ends IDF service after 40 years.Mordechai Sones, 8/14/2017, 9:38 PM

Injured Apache pilot regains consciousness

Condition of pilot injured in Negev helicopter crash improves.Orly Harari, 8/12/2017, 9:56 PM

WATCH: Joint Israel-US air force exercise

Israel, US air forces hold joint exercise in honor of US President Trump's upcoming visit to Israel.Kobi Finkler, 5/21/2017, 12:50 PM

Hercules aircraft grounded

Air force grounds planes following near collision during Independence Day celebration.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/3/2017, 6:59 PM

Israel from above, Israel in the heart

Watch: ILTV speaks with former Israel Air Force commander, retired Gen. Eliezer Shkedi.ILTV, 5/2/2017, 11:47 PM

Watch: 669 to the rescue

"Anyone who saves one life, has saved a world" - IDF rescue unit 669 works daily to save injured soldiers and civilians.Uzi Baruch, 8/18/2016, 5:19 PM

Air Force to join US, UAE, Pakistan in Red Flag training

The Red Flag exercise, in existence since 1975, will bring the cold-shoulder nations together for air force exercises in Nevada.Rachel Kaplan, 8/10/2016, 1:22 PM

'I Ran at the Terrorist and Shot Him from Close Range'

Air Force soldier who eliminated the Arab terrorist who stabbed five in central Tel Aviv recounts his heroic deeds.Kobi Finkler, 10/8/2015, 5:57 PM

Hezbollah Child-Killer Samir Kuntar 'Killed in Syria Airstrike'

Israel allegedly targeted child-murdering terrorist Samir Kuntar in Syrian strike.Matt Wanderman, 7/29/2015, 4:25 PM

US, Israel Air Forces Sign Strategic Agreement

Israel and the U.S. have signed an important strategic air force agreement, the Israel Air Force revealed Monday.Yaakov Levi, 6/10/2015, 10:31 PM

IAF Suspends Exercises After Two 'Near Misses'

The IDF suspended air exercises, after several “close calls” in recent weeks demanded a review of procedures, officials said.Moshe Cohen, 2/26/2015, 2:11 PM

Assad: Al-Qaeda Has an Air Force - the Israeli Air Force

Syrian President accuses the IDF of conspiring with the Al-Qaeda terrorist group.Elad Benari, 1/26/2015, 1:13 AM

Israel, Greek Air Forces Simulate Combat

The air forces of the two countries hold their third joint exercise, at Uvda Air Base in the Negev.Arutz Sheva, 12/11/2014, 8:15 PM

Israel and Italy Play Aerial "War Games"

Israeli and Italian Air Forces held a large scale exercise in Israel. Italian officer: Exercise has no connection to any specific target.Yoni Kempinski, 12/18/2011, 9:30 PM