IAI 201 Arava Weapon Systems // Aircraft // Cargo/Transport


Country of Origin: Israel

The IAI 201 Arava is an Israeli short-takeoff-and-landing (STOL) transport aircraft, usually used for the transport of airborne troops. Civil aviation versions are available, and some military Aravas have been fitted with electronic warfare (EW) systems. The Arava has a distinctive appearance, consisting of an egg-shaped, pod-like fuselage suspended under a high wing. Tail booms lead aft from the turboprop engine nacelles on each wing, ending in vertical tails connected by a horizontal...

 

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