Israeli airspace is not impenetrable. In both 67 and 73 Arab Air Forces conducted raids inside Israel. In 1989 a Syria defector flew his MiG-23 into Israeli airspace totally unannounced. The same went for US airspace when Cuban MiGs defected to Florida on a number of occasions without being intercepted. No airspace is completely impervious to penetration. It only takes surprise and a lucky strike. The following is an image of the MiG-23 that the Syrian pilot flew into Israel. It is now in an Israeli museum
posted on 02/20/2005 1:16:03 PM PST
Israeli airspace is not impenetrable.
Gosh, thanks for pointing out something I never claimed.
The same went for US airspace when Cuban MiGs defected to Florida on a number of occasions without being intercepted
There were also a slew of Soviet "Bear" bombers that penetrated US airspace. Again though, this has nothing to do with what we were talking about.
posted on 02/20/2005 1:28:38 PM PST
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To: Tommyjo; IAF ThunderPilot
The following is an image of the MiG-23 that the Syrian pilot flew into Israel.
Can you explain why it has Stars of David on the wings and fuselage but a Syrian flag on the tail?
posted on 02/20/2005 7:10:17 PM PST
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