List of Israeli Air Force aircraft squadrons

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This is a list of Israeli Air Force aircraft squadrons.

Israeli Air Force squadron emblems

Combat[edit]

Unit Name Original name Stationed Aircraft Status
69 Squadron
The Hammers Squadron טייסת הפטישים Hatzerim Airbase Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, Consolidated PBY Catalina, McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II, McDonnell Douglas F-15I Active
101 Squadron
The 1st Combat Squadron טייסת הקרב הראשונה Hatzor Airbase Republic RC-3 Seabee, Avia S-199, Supermarine Spitfire, North American P-51 Mustang, Dassault Mystère IV, Dassault Mirage III, IAI Nesher, IAI Kfir, General Dynamics F-16C Active
105 Squadron
The Scorpion Squadron טייסת העקרב Hatzor Airbase Supermarine Spitfire, North American P-51 Mustang, Dassault Super Mystère, McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II, General Dynamics F-16D Active
106 Squadron
The Spearhead Squadron טייסת חוד החנית Tel-Nof Airbase Curtiss-Wright C-46 Commando, Lockheed C-69, Douglas C-54 Skymaster, Lockheed Hudson, Lockheed Model 18 Lodestar, McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle Active
107 Squadron
The Knights of the Orange Tail Squadron טייסת אבירי הזנב הכתום Hatzerim Airbase Supermarine Spitfire, North American P-51 Mustang, Gloster Meteor, Dassault Ouragan, McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II, General Dynamics F-16I Active
109 Squadron
The Valley Squadron טייסת העמק Ramat David Airbase de Havilland Mosquito, Dassault Mystère IV, Douglas A-4 Skyhawk, IAI Kfir, General Dynamics F-16D Active
110 Squadron
The Knights of North Squadron טייסת אבירי הצפון Ramat David Airbase de Havilland Mosquito, Sud Aviation Vautour, Gloster Meteor, Douglas A-4 Skyhawk, IAI Kfir, General Dynamics F-16C Active
116 Squadron
The Defenders of the South Squadron טייסת מגיני הדרום Nevatim Airbase North American P-51 Mustang, Dassault Mystère IV, Douglas A-4 Skyhawk, General Dynamics F-16A/B Inactive
117 Squadron
The 1st Jet Squadron טייסת הסילון הראשונה Ramat David Airbase Gloster Meteor, Dassault Mirage III, IAI Nesher, General Dynamics F-16C Active
119 Squadron
The Bat Squadron טייסת העטלף Ramon Airbase Gloster Meteor, Sud Aviation Vautour, Dassault Mirage III, McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II, General Dynamics F-16I Active
133 Squadron
The Twin-Tail Knights Squadron טייסת אבירי הזנב הכפול Tel-Nof Airbase McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle Active
140 Squadron
The Golden Eagle Squadron טייסת נשר הזהב Nevatim Airbase Harvard, Douglas A-4 Skyhawk, General Dynamics F-16A/B, Lockheed Martin F-35I Reopening
144 Squadron
The Phoenix Squadron טייסת עוף החול Hatzor Airbase IAI Nesher, IAI Kfir, General Dynamics F-16A/B Inactive
147 Squadron
The Goring Ram Squadron טייסת האיל הנוגח Hatzerim Airbase Boeing-Stearman Model 75, Douglas A-4 Skyhawk Inactive
149 Squadron
The Smashing Parrot Squadron טייסת התוכי המנפץ Hatzor Airbase Douglas A-4 Skyhawk, IAI Kfir Inactive
201 Squadron
The One Squadron טייסת האחת Ramon Airbase Dassault Mystère IV, McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II, General Dynamics F-16I Active
253 Squadron
The Negev Squadron טייסת הנגב Ramon Airbase Dassault Mirage III, IAI Nesher, IAI Kfir, General Dynamics F-16A/B, General Dynamics F-16I Active
254 Squadron
The Midland Squadron טייסת מרכז המדינה Hatzor Airbase Dassault Mirage III, IAI Nesher, IAI Kfir Inactive

Helicopter[edit]

Unit Name Original name Stationed Aircraft Status
113 Squadron
The Hornet Squadron טייסת הצרעה Ramon Airbase Dassault Ouragan, IAI Nesher, IAI Kfir, Boeing AH-64A Apache, Boeing AH-64D Apache Longbow Active
114 Squadron
The Night Guides Squadron טייסת מובילי הלילה Tel-Nof Airbase Avro Anson, Airspeed Consul, Aérospatiale Super Frelon, Sikorsky CH-53 Sea Stallion Active
118 Squadron
The Nocturnal Birds of Prey Squadron טייסת דורסי הלילה Tel-Nof Airbase Sikorsky CH-53 Sea Stallion Active
123 Squadron
The Desert Birds Squadron טייסת ציפורי המדבר Hatzerim Airbase Bell 47, Bell 205, Bell 212, Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk Active
124 Squadron
The Rolling Sword Squadron טייסת החרב המתהפכת Palmachim Airbase Hiller OH-23 Raven, Sikorsky H-19, Aérospatiale Alouette II, Sikorsky H-34, Bell 205, Bell 212, Eurocopter HH-65 Dolphin, Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk Active
125 Squadron
The Light Choppers Squadron טייסת המסוקים הקלים Sde Dov Airport Aérospatiale Alouette II, Bell 47, Bell 212, Bell 206, Aérospatiale Gazelle, Bell 206L LongRanger Inactive
160 Squadron
The 1st Helicopter Gunships Squadron טייסת המסק"ר הראשונה Palmachim Airbase MD 500 Defender, Bell AH-1 Cobra Inactive
190 Squadron
The Magic Touch Squadron טייסת מגע הקסם Ramon Airbase MD 500 Defender, Boeing AH-64A Apache Active
193 Squadron
The Defenders of the West Squadron טייסת מגיני המערב Ramat David Airbase Eurocopter HH-65 Dolphin, Eurocopter AS565 Active

Command and transport[edit]

Unit Name Original name Stationed Aircraft Status
100 Squadron
The Flying Camel Squadron טייסת הגמל המעופף Sde Dov Airport Piper PA-18, Fokker S-11, Cessna 180, Cessna 206, Piaggio P.149, Dornier Do 27, Dornier Do 28, Beechcraft Super King Air Active
103 Squadron
The Elephants Squadron טייסת הפילים Nevatim Airbase Bristol Beaufighter, Lockheed Hudson, Lockheed Model 18 Lodestar, Grumman Widgeon, de Havilland Mosquito, Douglas DC-3, Douglas DC-5, Consolidated PBY Catalina, Nord Noratlas, Lockheed C-130 Hercules, Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules Active
120 Squadron
The Desert Giants Squadron טייסת ענקי המדבר Nevatim Airbase Douglas DC-3, Boeing 377, Lockheed C-130 Hercules, Boeing 707, IAI SeaScan Active
122 Squadron
The Nahshon Squadron טייסת הנחשון Nevatim Airbase Douglas DC-3, Grumman OV-1 Mohawk, IAI Arava, Gulfstream G500 SEMA, Gulfstream G550 CAEW Active
131 Squadron
The Knights of the Yellow Bird Squadron טייסת אבירי הציפור הצהובה Nevatim Airbase Lockheed C-130 Hercules Active
135 Squadron
The Kings of the Air Squadron טייסת מלכי האוויר Sde Dov Airport Socata Rallye, Cessna 180, Cessna 206, Britten-Norman Islander, Beechcraft Queen Air, Socata TB, Beechcraft Super King Air, Beechcraft C-12 Huron, Beechcraft Bonanza Active
192 Squadron
The Hawkeye Squadron טייסת ההוקאיי Hatzerim Airbase Northrop Grumman E-2 Hawkeye Inactive

Unmanned[edit]

Unit Name Original name Stationed Aircraft Status
161 Squadron
The Black Snake Squadron טייסת הנחש השחור Palmachim Airbase MD 500 Defender, Bell AH-1 Cobra, Elbit Hermes 450 Active
166 Squadron
The Spark Squadron טייסת הזיק Palmachim Airbase Elbit Hermes 450, Elbit Hermes 900 Active
200 Squadron
The 1st UAV Squadron טייסת המל"טים הראשונה Palmachim Airbase Ryan Firebee I, BQM-74 Chukar, Ryan Firebee II, IAI Scout, IAI Searcher I, IAI Searcher II, IAI Heron Active
210 Squadron
The White Eagle Squadron טייסת הנשר הלבן Tel Nof Airbase IAI Eitan Active[1]

Special[edit]

Unit Name Original name Stationed Aircraft Status
102 Squadron
Flight Training School
The Flying Tiger Squadron טייסת הנמר המעופף Hatzerim Airbase Grob G-120, Fouga Magister, Beechcraft T-6 Texan II, Douglas A-4 Skyhawk, Bell 206, Bell 212, Bell AH-1 Cobra, Alenia Aermacchi M-346 Master Active
115 Squadron
Aggressor Emulation
The Flying Dragon Squadron טייסת הדרקון המעופף Ovda Airport de Havilland Mosquito, Gloster Meteor, Douglas A-4 Skyhawk, Bell AH-1 Cobra, General Dynamics F-16A, General Dynamics F-16C/D Active
601 Squadron
Flight Test Center
Flight Test Center מרכז ניסויי טיסה Tel Nof Airbase IAI Kfir, Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23, McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II, McDonnell Douglas F-15I, General Dynamics F-16C/D, General Dynamics F-16I, Mikoyan MiG-29 Active
249 Squadron
Aerial firefighting
Fire Birds Squadron טייסת ציפורי האש Sde Dov Airport Air Tractor AT-802 Moved to Israeli Police

MRBM[edit]

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