As reported in a previous post, Israel has selected the Alenia Aermacchi M-346 as the advaced trainer for combat pilots designated for front line fighter jets.
Since the Italian plane will replace the aging Israeli Air Force A-4s, based on the camouflage color scheme used on the Skyhawk, Al Clark has drawn a digital mock-up of how the M346 in Heyl Ha’ Havir colors could look like.
- M-346 advanced combat trainer’s HMD (Helmet Mounted Display) tested in night configuration (theaviationist.com)
- Typhoons over the Negev: the Italian Air Force and the Israeli Air Force in Exercise “Desert Dusk” (theaviationist.com)
- Israel Strike on Iran Nuclear Facilities “Would Need 100 Planes” (ibtimes.com)