Home» Reference» IsraDecal Publications Books. Reference Material for IsraDecal Publications. Return to Full Index. 8 Books Found. Colors & Markings of the. ISD IsraDecal Publications – F-4E Phantom ‘Kurnass’ in IAF Service (Part 1) ISD IsraDecal Publications – IAF First Fighter Squadron # Isradecal Publications: AH-1 TZEFA IN IAF SERVICE – BACK IN STOCK! THE ISRAEL – IAF FC/D BARAK IN IAF.
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Scott Van Aken Notes: Then there are sections on each of the four units, a superb walkaround, and a look at all the different things that can be carried by the aircraft. The FI has been turned into a much more efficient bomber than the FI due to the addition of the conformal fuel tanks above the wings. If you would like your product reviewed israddcal and quickly, please contact me or see other details in the Note to Contributors.
The bottom line is that this is the finest publication yet available on the type and a supberb companion to Isradecals 49 and their upcoming resin detail set.
That is made up by an incredible number of photographs of overall aircraft and a myriad of detail photos. Pulications book follows the same general format as their other publications. There is a short history of the type and a description of its capabilities, weapons and camouflage. All of the different unit tail markings over the years are fully catalogued and there are also some well drawn profiles to add to things.
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Since it has been in service only about 7 years, there is not as much to tell as there would be were this a book publicatinos the Kurnass. All FIs are two seat aircraft and can carry a prodigious number of weapons, both those developed overseas and those developed indigenously. Review book courtesy of. This book follows the same general format as their other publications.
Isradecals Publications FI Sufa, reviewed by Scott Van Aken
The aircraft has now entered service with four squadrons and each of them is covered in considerable detail. It is obvious that the author was given pretty much full access to an airframe as I don’t see that anything was missed! Scott Van Aken Notes: The result was that it was less than a year after deliveries started that the squadron became operational on the type in January Of course, it doesn’t hurt that the IAF also operates standard Fs, making the availability of trainers and spares that much easier.
Counting the covers, a full pages. ISBN The cover indicates “New and updated Edition” so that means that you get all of the material in the earlier book when the aircraft had just entered squadron service, with even more history and photos of the new units and their equipment and systems that have been added.
There is a short history of the type and a description of its capabilities, weapons and camouflage.
Due to the high cost of modern fighters, it was not possible to buy enough to equip more than one squadron so after some internal ‘discussions’, it was decided to award The Hammers Squadron, an ex F-4E Kurnass unit, the honor of operating the type.
All of the different unit tail markings over the years are fully catalogued and there are also some well drawn profiles to add to things. What it has done is allow the aircraft to have the same range as the Ra’am, but to do so at a lower cost of only one engine. Review book courtesy of. If you would like your product reviewed fairly and quickly by a site that has well overvisitors a month, please contact me or see other details in the Publictions to Contributors.
In fact, it is the color photography that really draws one to this book. Since then, The Hammers have been involved in missions that show the capabilities of the Ra’am and it has performed up to expectations.
The bottom line is that this is the finest publication yet available on the type and a superb companion to their decal sheets. It is obvious that the author was given pretty much full access to these aircraft as I don’t see that anything was missed!