Notes:

FAMEX 2021. - This funny-looking aircraft is called the IAI ARAVA, an Israeli-designed STOL aircraft, of which the Mexican Air force once had 16. They were purchased in different groups starting in 1973 and originally registered 2001 to 2016 before later allocated 3001 to 3016. Throughout their operative life, they wore 3 liveries: In retroceding order: From the late '90s and up to the 2000's they wore a dull green livery. Prior to that, they wore a camo livery which was utilised during a country conflict in 1994 when they operated in the jungle of Chiapas. Lastly, their first livery is the one pictured.

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3011

Photo Date

Sep 22, 2021

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Notes

FAMEX 2021. - This funny-looking aircraft is called the IAI ARAVA, an Israeli-designed STOL aircraft, of which the Mexican Air force once had 16. They were purchased in different groups starting in 1973 and originally registered 2001 to 2016 before later allocated 3001 to 3016. Throughout their operative life, they wore 3 liveries: In retroceding order: From the late '90s and up to the 2000's they wore a dull green livery. Prior to that, they wore a camo livery which was utilised during a country conflict in 1994 when they operated in the jungle of Chiapas. Lastly, their first livery is the one pictured.

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Luft Spotter

Nice cap of very interesting looking twin prop