Pilatus PC-6 Turbo-Porter
The prototype PC-6/A1 was acquired in 1962. One PC-6/A-H2 obtained in 1967 after a crash damaged the first one. Used by 100 Sqn in the ambulance/utility transport roles. Withdrawn from service in 1973. No Hebrew name given.
|02/4X-SVV||529||HB-FBB||1962||w/o ? date|
|006/4X-SVY||646||HB-FCV||June 1967||Preserved Hatzerim Museum as '02'|
Republic RC-3 Seabee
One RC-3 only impressed into Sherut Avir in November 1947. At first numbered 60, but after some damage repaired and renumbered 61. As 61 served in 101 sqn, for liaison/utility transport, no more amphibious landings performed. No Hebrew name given.
|B-61||1019?||NC6731K||Nov 1947||to Shamuel Sczupak by mid 1947, initially VQ-PAK, to Sherut Avir, later A-60, to B-61 after repair, later 0901. wing floats removed Apr 1948, damaged in Egyptian AF attack on Sde Dov 15 May 1948, repaired by 9 Sept 1948|
Two RWD.13 impressed into Sherut Avir November 1947. Used by ? sqn in light transport/communications role. One destroyed 15 May 1948. Last withdrawn at end of War of Independence. No Hebrew name given.
|A-33||VQ-PAM||1947||later 0301. to Aviron 1939, sold to private owner mid 1947, to Sherut Avir Nov 1947|
|A-34||VQ-PAL||1947||later 0302. to Aviron 1939, sold to private owner mid 1947, to Sherut Avir Nov 1947. Damaged 15 May 1948|
|VQ-PAE||1947||RWD.15. to Aviron 1939, to Sherut Avir Nov 1947, used as air taxi, unserviceable for a long time, destroyed by fire at Lydda April 1948|
Temco TE-1A Buckaroo
Five T-35 Buckaroo obtained from USAF in 1950s. Used by FTS for evaluation as primary trainer. Withdrawn when? No Hebrew name given.
Vultee BT-13 Valiant
Five BT-13A procured in USA in late 1947. Two disassembled and flown in via Panama - the first arrived on 16 May 1948 in a C-46. One in use by September 1948. Remaining three not delivered. Used by FTS for basic pilot training. Withdrawn when?. No Hebrew name given.
|?||damaged in Czechoslovakia|
|'99'||w/o Dec 1948|
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