F-16, F-22 and F-35 News
First F-35A operational weapons load crew qualified
Three Airmen with the 58th Aircraft Maintenance Unit became the first qualified operational weapons load crew for the F-35A Lightning II during a qualification load on October 10th.
F-16 crashes following midair collision in Kansas
Two F-16s of the Oklahoma Air National Guard were involved in a midair collision during a training exercise in Kansas with one pilot safely ejecting.
Danish F-16s in action over Iraq
Danish F-16s have this morning been in action in the skies over Iraq. The jets are deployed to Ahmed Al Jaber air base in Kuwait to support the fight against the terrorist organization Islamic State (IS).
F-16 Fleet Status
F-16 fleet - Oct 30, 2014
Fleet overview:
scrapped: 94
write-off: 563
preserved: 132
stored: 644
instructional: 99
on order: 76
active: 2972
Changes '13/'14:
Fleet adds: 42
Fleet drop: 149
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Today in F-16 history
30 Oct 1991
AFTI/F-16 completes its 500th flight.
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Quote of the Day
You know you've landed with the gear up when it takes full power to taxi.
-- Anonymous
F-16 Hall of Fame
War Bird
USAF #81679
F-16A Block 15
The only F-16 from the Thunderbirds ever to be made combat ready. The Tbirds are required to be able to make their F-16s combat ready within 72 hours. In 1988, this was put to the test. The ground crew pulled it off with time to spare, except for the paint scheme. The jet flew a combat training sortie and afterwards received the nickname 'War Bird'.
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Callsign of the day

Callsign "Wraith"

Played too much StarCraft during R & R.
Sierra Hotel
Latest Viper Drivers to reach 1K - 6K flying hours:
6,000 Hours 6,000 Hrs
2008-05-02

  Lt.Col. Mike "Brillo" Brill

| 466 FS | 421 FS  
5,000 Hours 5,000 Hrs
2014-01-04

  Lt.Col. Robert "T. Rex" Carpenter , Jr

| 162 FW | 148 FS | 1 sqn  
4,000 Hours 4,000 Hrs
2014-08-29

  Cdt. "Charlz"

| 1 sqn | 1 sqn  
3,000 Hours 3,000 Hrs
2014-02-06

  Cdt. "Mickey"

350 sqn | 1 sqn | 308 FS  
2,000 Hours 2,000 Hrs
2014-05-22

  Maj. Anjar "Beagle" Legowo

3 SkU | 3 SkU  
1,000 Hours 1,000 Hrs
2014-04-25
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Crew Chief Profiles

 MSgt. Loren Asbury

 (added: 13 Aug 2008)
308 FS | 308 FS | 36 FS

 Tsgt Ellebruck Tim

 (added: 28 Oct 2014)
178 FS

 CMSgt. Michael Iarossi

 (added: 16 Jan 2010)
4 FS | 4 FS | 4 FS | 4 FS | 80 FS | 466 FS | 466 FS | 466 FS | 466 FS | 466 FS

 TSgt. Sean Day

 (added: 3 Aug 2010)
78 FS | 35 FS | 308 FS | 14 FS

 SSgt. Jon "Juice Box" Sindell

 (added: 27 Sep 2007)
62 FS | 18 AS
F-16 Unit
151 Filo "Bronze (Tunc)" (TuAF)