For the first time: a successful abandonment of the

בעקבות התקרית, הורה מפקד חיל-האוויר לקרקע את מערך ה”עפרוני” ולבדוק את האירוע. צילום ארכיון: דובר צה”ל

During training, the Cadet has a successful abandonment from the plane and was injured. This is the first time in the history of abandonment services of ה”עפרוני”. The Force Commander ordered the ה”עפרוני land” until the incident investigation.

תאריך: 15/07/2010, 12:05    
מחבר: יונתן אוריך

Cadet pilot course at the advanced training, performed today (Thursday) a successful abandonment of a “Lark” exercise. The Cadet was taken for medical treatment. Following the incident, the Air Force Commander to the ה”עפרוני land” and check out the event.

A preliminary investigation of the accident revealed that during the Cadet felt the plane off course and she abandoned him. This is an abandonment of ה”עפרוני aircraft, which entered service with the IAF Training a year ago. ה”עפרוני” ה”צוקית” in the exchanger, which recently grounded air force Museum and find out.

ה”עפרוני is intended for flight training of the behaviour and characteristics of jet aircraft flight.
Unlike the tzukit took, who had Jet engines, “ל”עפרוני torboprop engine with a thrust. Aerobatic aircraft, is designed for performance, efficiency and maximum reliability. The IAF used ה”עפרוני” not only as a guide, but also as a awirobati team.

Translated from Hebrew