Sky Raiders (2019)
For other movies with the same name, see Sky Raiders (disambiguation).
Hebrew title : הרפתקה בשחקים
English title : Sky Raiders
Amir Tessler (Yotam)
Hila Natanzon (Noa)
Arie Tcherner (Morris)
Riki Blich (Michal)
Two young teenagers are playing among aircraft wrecks when one of them is calling for Yotam. This dustfull dismantle airframe is a "Messerschmitt" (Avia S-199), the first of all fighters on duty with the Air Force. With the help of a former fighter pilot, their goal is to restore the plane and fly her during the air show on Independence Day !
Locations : Israeli Center for Sport Aviation (Rishon LeZion) and Megiddo Airfield and eventually Israeli Air Force Museum (Hatzerim Airbase Airshow).
Israel Aircraft Industries IAI Searcher
First at Megiddo Airfield.
IAI Searcher (code 720) gate guardian of the Israeli Center for Sport Aviation, Rishon LeZion.
Fly Synthesis Texan
Maybe 4X-HIZ or her twin 4X-HIM ?
In the background, on the pole.
Reg. 4X-FOG Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk.IXe The Black Spitfire (c/n 17-1351, code TE554) painted as the former Israeli Air Force 20-57, maintained in airworthy condition (seen here in her shelter at Hatzerim Airbase). Was the personnal mount of Ezer Weizman.
North American Harvard #14.
Now showing a Link Trainer and a Piper PA-18 Super Cub on the right half.
Gloster Meteor T7 at Rishon LeZion - Israeli Center for Sport Aviation.
Hidden by the two kids is probably the Slingsby T.53B Phoenix (c/n 1717) registration 4X-GEG.
(top right) unidentified airframe without engine.
Wearing code 205, one of the last Israel Aircraft Industries IAI-202 Arava built (c/n 109).
Reg. 4X-HFN c/n 7-2073B.
North American T-6 with fading code 78.
Just a poor mockup first ...
Gate Guardian (but where ?)
Multiplex Funcup R/C Model
This radio command model (close to an unbraced wing Piper Super Cub) is adorn with a German registration used on a real Cessna 152.
Reg. 4X-CHK Cessna 152 c/n 152-84493.
Three Air Tractor AT-802 of Snunit Aviation Services based at Megiddo Airfield.
Reg. 4X-ANG Piper PA-32-260 Cherokee Six c/n 32-743.
Rutan Long-EZ fitted with baggage pods under the wings.
Airshow at the Israeli Air Force Museum (Hatzerim Airbase)
1 - Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21U #339 (two seat variant, ex Madagascar AF aircraft);
2 - Hawker Hunter FGA.71 painted with Royal Jordanian Air Force colors (ex Chile AF);
3 - (outlined in red) Aérospatiale SA 341M Gazelle, Syrian Air Force sized in 1982;
4 - Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17;
5 - Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 UTI (former Polish aircraft, bearing Egyptian livery);
6 - De Havilland Venom FB.6 (Iraqi Air Force aircraft);
7 - De Havilland Vampire T.55 (Egyptian Air Force);
8 - De Havilland Vampire (Lebanese Air Force aircraft);
9 - Two IAI Tzukit (licenced built Fouga CM170R Magister);
10 - Fouga CM170R Magister, IAF Aerobatic Display Team (1965-1975);
11 - (three blades propeller so) Avia S-199 (?);
12 - Piper PA-18 Super Cub;
13 - Dassault Super-Mystère B2;
14 - Dassault Mirage IIIC or Nesher ?;
15 - Two Douglas A-4H Skyhawks;
16 & 16bis - General Dynamics F-16I "Sufa" & General Dynamics F-16A block 10 "Netz 107";
17 - Alenia Aermacchi M-346 Master;
Green 1 : IAI Lavi B2;
Green 2 : McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle/Baz-2000;
Green 3 : Sikorsky UH-60;
Green 4 : Boeing AH-64D Apache Longbow Saraph;
Orange 1 : various McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II (the museum hold four of them);
Behind them is the Kfir Alley (jump three pictures bottom);
Orange 2 : Northrop Grumman E-2C Hawkeye - #944 (?);
Orange 3 : Sikorsky H-34;
Orange 4 : Boeing 377 Stratocruiser;
(from closest [right] to farest [left]) :
(brown/green) : unidentified;
(dark blue/light grey/red) Kfir C7 #451 modified into CR for reconnaissance duties;
(white/red) 8(74) Kfir C2;
988 : former Mirage IIIBJ modified as testbed for Kfir TC1 / named Technolog;
712 : Kfir C1+;
Mirage IIICJ or Nesher;
(far left) : Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21U #339.
Avia S-199 D-120, 101 Tajeset (Squadron). Another aircraft piloted by Ezer Weizman.
(The Alouette II is between the nose wheel of the Boeing and the right border).
Behind the Avia S.199 ...
78 - Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk.IXe SL653;
38 - North American P-51D Mustang with Suez Campaign stripes;
41 - Another P-51 hiding North American T-6 Texan with Suez Campaign stripes;
On the opposite row :
18 - Gloster Meteor F8 ;
15 - Gloster Meteor T7.5 (two seat trainer converted with the F.8 tail);
Three others ones with desert camouflage are F.8 and NF.13 marks.
Facing the camera, a Boeing 377 Stratocruiser/C-97 and top right a Douglas C-47 behind Dassault Mystère IV #09.
In addition, we could now see the Blue Fouga CM170R Magister of the Aerobatic Display Team ;
a Dassault Super-Mystère B2 near (center) a SNCASO SO 4050 Vautour II.
Top right are MDD F-4 Kurnass and Douglas A-4H Skyhawks.
We can see too in the distance the two tails of a Nord 2501 Noratlas.