117 Squadron (Israel)

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117 Squadron
First Jet Squadron Israel.gif
First Jet Squadron
Country Israel
Branch Israeli Air Force
RoleAir Defence
Garrison/HQRamat David Airbase
Aircraft flown

The 117 Squadron of the Israeli Air Force, also known as the First Jet Squadron, is an F-16C fighter squadron based at Ramat David Airbase.[1] The squadron operated Israel's first jet aircraft, the Gloster Meteor, flying the T7, F8 and FR9 variants.[2]


  1. ^ "117 Squadron - The First Jet". Globalsecurity.org. Archived from the original on 18 January 2009. Retrieved 13 December 2008.
  2. ^ Gloster Meteor from the Jewish Virtual Library