Plane Modeling :
MODELING THE EGYPTIAN AIR FORCE
                         (EAF) 1930-1975
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Bombers
Halifax A.Mk9
Handley Page Halifax. This air craft's role in the EAF is not clear as to whether it was a bomber or a transport vehicle. As per data available, it was delivered second hand from Britin to Egypt in a demilitarized design lacking both the top gun canopy, and the front/ rear guns.
Ilyushin -28
ILyushin-28, One of the most common bombers used by the EAF. Began in service in the mid fifties when it was delivered to Egypt as part of the arm deal with the Soviet Union in 1955. Although most of these airplanes were destroyed in the Suez war in 1956, and in the six day war in 1967, yet, it played a major role in the Yemen war in the sixties and in the victorius war of 1973.
Tupolev-16
Tuoplev-16 Badger. A giant Bomber which was used effectively in the 1973 war. TU-16 in this model carries 2 KSR-2 cruise missles (not supplied in the kit and were made from styrene).  Egyptina Badgers used both KSR-2, and KSR-11. Several of those air to surface missiles were fired during that war. All of the TU-16 Badgers were retired from service probably in the 80s..
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