This battle of PAF vs Israel Air Force happened after the Arab Israel War Yom Kippur 1973 which Pakistan Air Force pilots won because of Sattar Alvi’s superior talent.
PAF Pilots Character
Those were the times when Pakistan Air Force was lead by Khaandani (aristocracy) officers who had:-
- Dedication to the cause
Story of Captain Lutz Israel Air Force
Let me go straight into a blow by blow account of one aerial encounter between PAF Vs Israel Air Force after the Arab Israel War Yom Kippur 1973 and that too between:-
- Squadron Leader Sattar Alvi of Pakistan Air Force
- Against Captain Lutz of Israel Air Force:-
PAF’s Sattar Alvi’s Vs Captain Lutz of Israel Air Force
“On April 26, 1974, we were all returning to base after months of flying the same route Lebanon to Beirut then on to Israel border from the Mediterranean sea on our
- Mig 21
4 bogies, 6 o’clock; 9 o’clock left, approaching fast!” said Air Traffic Control. Approximately 8 kilometers from the Israeli border. The leader ordered a turnabout.
- Israeli Mirage III aircraft
The new IDF Mirage III in action
Mirage High Speed Dive
The unfortunate death of a warrior
Our aircraft were inferior and we were low on fuel always, due to the limitation of the aircraft. Radio and Radar were constantly jammed by them as there were jammers on top of Mount Heron.
Israeli aimed to beat at least one Pakistani pilot in the air to make a charade out of it. It would have deeply embarrassed Pakistan, not to mention the pilot himself. This did not happen.
This is just one of the several encounters between PAF Vs Israel in the Arab war.
PAF vs Israel Air Force 1967 Arab Israel War
The other was the three aircraft downed by Pakistan Air Force Pilot Saif Al Azam while flying for the Royal Jordanian Air Force (RJAF)
- Dassault Mystere Fighter-bomber
- Vantour IIA
- Dassault Mirage III
PAF vs Israel Air Force Comparison
Lets compare front line fighter Aircraft
Israel Air Force has :-
- 84 F-15 Eagle
- 25 F-15E Strike Eagle
- 175 F-16C Fighting Falcon
- 39 F-35 Lightening II
Whereas , Pakistan Air Force has:-
- 20 J-10 Vigorous Dragon
- 135 JF-17 Block 1/2/3
- F-16 A/B/C/D Fighting Falcon
Who will win Pakistan Air Force (PAF) vs Israel Air Force War?
Judging from the impressive front line fighters with Israel Air Force, and Pakistan Air Force’s niggling problems with JF-17 weapons, Israel will likely make minced meat out of PAF.
Was any Israeli pilot captured in Pakistan?
No Israeli pilot has ever been captured in Pakistan. Even if some pilot does come over, It takes cojones to hold back a captive from a country like Israel
Has Pakistan Israel gone to War in 2021 and 2024?
Pakistan and Israel have never gone to War.
Although Israel and Pakistan do not have contiguous border, if they did, Israel Defense Forces will defeat Pakistan Military hands-down because of better doctrine, professionalism and equipment.