Moshe Melnik. Biography. Fighting. A photo.
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Moshe Melnik. Biography. Fighting. A photo.

Moshe Melnik. Biography. Fighting. A photo.

At the end of 60-ies. Moshe graduated course of flight. In 1968 was undergoing operational training on "Hurricane". In October 1970 Melnik moved to "Phantoms". 4 aircraft shot down in the "Phantom" in the war of 1973

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In November 1975 of Moses became zamkomom Squadron "Skyhawks", and in June of the following year left for the United States to study the F-15. Since then, he flew on F-15. First was the second zamkomom squadron, then the first, and from May 1981, he became commander of the squadron F-15. In June 1981 Melnik took part in "Operation Opera", as the leading six F-15Which covered drums F-16.

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27 1979 June knocked Melnik Syrian MiG-21He became the first pilot in the world, which has brought down the plane on the F-15. In November 1992 of Moshe he left the personnel of the armed forces, and continued as a reservist to fly on F-15. During their flight 38 years 6,500 Miller flew over hours, only a F-15 1,500. On his account 9 aerial victories.

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At the end of the fall of 2003, Major General Melnik stopped flying. He made his last flight on F-15, which was one of 4's first F-15, 10 December arrivals 1976 to Israel. Then this plane due to aging was removed from the flight.

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