Legendary pilot Brig. Gen.(res.) Ran Pecker-Ronen passed away today. He was 80 years old.
Considered to be one of the best commanders in the IAF, an ACE pilot, he flew over 350 combat missions in his 27 years of service.
The IAF is one of the best air forces in the world. Daring missions and ingenious dog-fights have inspired awe in pilots worldwide. The IAF has earned this reputation due to legendary pilots like Brig. Gen.(res.) Ran Pecker-Ronen.
May our current and next generations live up to their standards.
This documentary covers some of the history-making missions of the IAF. You can get a feel for the kind of people our pilots are: unique individuals, wildly independent and stunningly bold. This of course comes in addition to physical perfection, with precision reactions and razor sharp wits.
Brig. Gen.(res.) Ran Pecker-Ronen appears at: 13:00. May his memory be a blessing and an inspiration.