IN PHOTOS: Air Force Flyover Marks Israel's 70th Yom Ha'atzmaut

F-35 warplanes cross paths with transport planes, helicopter gunships, foreign air force jet fighters, police choppers and modern civilian aircraft

Israeli air force flyover, April 19, 2018
Moti Milrod

F-35 warplanes circled across Israel's sky on Thursday, crossing paths with transport planes, helicopter gunships, foreign air force fighter jets, police choppers and modern civilian aircrafts as a part of Israel's 70 Independence Day celebrations' flyover. The Israeli Navy also held a special flotilla at the Herzliya harbor.

The flyover commenced at 10:15 A.M. and concluded at 2:30 P.M., during which Israeli aircraft flew over some hundred cities and communities including Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Haifa, Be'er Sheva, Netanya and Nahariya. Alongside the Israeli planes were also foreign air force fighter jets from Greece, Poland, Canada, the U.K., Austria and Italy.

From the 70th Independence Day celebrations in Tel Aviv.
Moti Milrod
Israeli air force flyover, April 19, 2018
Moti Milrod
Israeli air force flyover, April 19, 2018
Israeli air force flyover, April 19, 2018
From the 70th Independence Day celebrations in Tel Aviv.
Moti Milrod
Israeli Navy Flotilla, April 19, 2018
Israeli Navy Flotilla, April 19, 2018