Meet the IAF’s newest pilots

Read the stats on the new IAF pilots who will receive their wings next week

Date: 21/06/2012, 4:53 PM     Author: IDF (Zahal) Website

Next week, the newest group of Israel Air Force pilots will receive their wings.

65 percent of the flight training course graduates are from cities, 14 percent from communal towns, nine percent from local municipalities, six percent from moshavim and six percent from kibbutzim.

12 percent were born overseas.

23 percent are from northern Israel, 15 percent from the south, and 62 percent from the central part of the country. 50 percent are middle children, 32 percent are eldest children, and 18 percent are youngest children.

Meet the IAF’s newest pilots

During the academic component of the flight training course, 47 percent studied economics and management, 21 percent studies computers and math, 20 percent studied information systems, six percent studied politics and government, and six percent already had a first degree.

Most of the new pilots are 21. The oldest is 25.