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|Subcategory||:||UK Prop Aircraft|
|Series||:||In Israeli AF service No 1|
|Publisher/Brand||:||White Crow Publications|
This product was added to our database on Thursday 22 June 2006.
Category Aviation Books, Subcategory UK Prop Aircraft, ISBN/Box 0977462706, Series In Israeli AF service No 1, Publisher/Brand White Crow Publications, Author Alex Yofe, Format a4, No. Pages 152, Version Soft cover, Language English
This first book from White Crow Publications covers in detail the service history of the Spitfire Mk.IX with the Israeli air force from 1948 to 1956.
The book is organized in eleven chapters, which cover the First Spitfires,
Operations Velveta I and II, the operations during the War of Independents with 101 Sqn and its clashing with the RAF. Furthermore it covers its oponent spitfires of the REAF.
Final cahpters cover its ervice after the war with 105 and 107 Squadrons, its sale to Burma and the final retirement of the last flying survivors.
Individual histories and general data regarding the service of the Spitfire with the Israeli air force along with the camouflage and markings of the Spitfires during their service and last but not least it covers all current survivors.