The Avia S-199 is a propeller-driven fighter aircraft built after WWII, notable as the first fighter obtained by the Israeli Air Force in 1948 (flown by the IDF's first fighter squadron - 101). Manufactured in Czechoslovakia, with parts and plans left over from German Luftwaffe aircraft production, the aircraft had numerous problems and was generally unpopular with its pilots. In Israel the aircraft was commonly called Messerschmitt or "Messer" (which also means "knife" in Yiddish).
Saudi Arabia would Allow Israel to Use Its Airspace to Attack Iran – Report
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