2014 Around the World
The UAVs took over the civil aviation world, a commercial space shuttle crashed, and a probe landed on a comet for the first time - 2014 was an eventful year in the field of global aviation
Ramat David Airbase was established by the British in 1941, as part of the Royal Air Force infrastructure. It was intended to function as an alternative to the base in Haifa, that had been attack by German aircraft during World War Two.
Sikorsky CH-53 ('Yas'ur')
The IAF's main transport helicopter. Since entering service in 1969, the 'Yas'ur' has taken part in numerous operations in enemy territory. In these operations - most of which remain secret - the IAF has made full use of its varied capabilities in rescue, carrying large payloads, transporting troops and equipment and long distance flight