First Jet Squadron
|Branch||Israeli Air Force|
|Garrison/HQ||Ramat David Airbase|
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. The squadron operated Israel's first jet aircraft, the Gloster Meteor, flying the T7, F8 and FR9 variants.
References[edit | edit source]
- "117 Squadron - The First Jet". Globalsecurity.org. Archived from the original on 18 January 2009. http://web.archive.org/web/20090118074322/http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/israel/117squadron.htm. Retrieved 2008-12-13.
- Gloster Meteor from the Jewish Virtual Library
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