Название: Spitfire - Star of Israel
Автор: Alex Yofe
Издательство: Ventura Publications
Серия: Classic Warbirds 1
Размер: 42.8 MB in rar
In May 1948, negotiations with the Czechoslovakian government resulted in the acquisition of 25 Avia S-199 fighters and talks began regarding the purchase of Czech Spitfire Mk IXs. However, the first Spitfires to actually enter the Israeli Air Force (IAF) inventory were two Mk IXs assembled from abandoned British and captured Egyptian airframes...