On 30th April 2016, Libyan National Army Air Force MiG-23BN serial number "8985" made its first flight in the hands of Capt. Adel Jihani. This aircraft started to be refurbished few weeks ago, together with serial number "4136". These two fighter jets will be assigned to the new 1070 Sqn. This is the second "Flogger" operational in LNA AF since the lost of three of them in January and February.