|Born||October 20, 1940|
|Service/branch||Israeli Air Force|
|Years of service||1964-1996|
|Commands held||107 Squadron
Ramat David Airbase
IAF Air Group
|Battles/wars||Six Day War
War of Attrition
Yom Kippur War
Iftach Spector (born 20 October 1940) is a retired Israeli Brigadier General, a former fighter pilot and commander of the airbases at Tel Nof and Ramat David. He serves on the Israel Advisory Council of Israel Policy Forum.
Spector saw action in the Six-Day War, and was one of the pilots involved in the USS Liberty incident. He took part in Operation Rimon 20, an air battle between Israel and the Soviet Union during the War of Attrition, later fought in the Yom Kippur War, and participated in Operation Opera, Israel's 1981 bombing of Iraq's nuclear reactor. During his service with the Israeli Air Force, Spector commanded 101 and 107 squadrons and both the air bases at Ramat David and Tel Nof. Spector shot down 12 enemy aircraft, eight while flying the Mirage III and four while flying the F-4 Phantom II.
- Iftach Spector, Loud and Clear, Minneapolis, Zenith Press, 2009, 426 pp., ISBN 978-0-7603-3630-4 is his personal autobiography.
- Aloni, Shlomo (2004). Israeli Mirage and Nesher Aces. Osprey Publishing. p. 81. ISBN 1-84176-653-4.
- Aloni, Shlomo (2004). Israeli Phantom II Aces. Osprey Publishing. p. 86. ISBN 1-84176-783-2.
- David Rodman, 'Book Reviews', Israel Affairs, 16:2, 322–333.
- Gideon Levy 'Lowest deeds from loftiest heights.' Haaretz 14 July 2014.
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