F-16, F-22 and F-35 News
Will F-16 delivery to Iraq boost ISIS fight?
It seems that Iraq will at last be getting the first batch of F-16 fighter jets it ordered four years ago, its air force commander said Thursday. The jets should arrive in July and could immediately boost Iraq’s capabilities fight the extremist Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group.
57th AMXS technical sergeant saves AF $5 million
As a 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon specialist flight expediter, Tech. Sgt. Dennis Hertlein manages the avionics, electro-environmental and propulsions systems in the aircraft.
TNI-AU F-16C catches fire before take-off
A TNI-AU F-16C block 25, serial #TS-1643 caught fire just before take-off today at Halim Perdanakusuma Airport.
F-16 Fleet Status
F-16 fleet - Apr 28, 2015
Fleet overview:
scrapped: 94
write-off: 568
preserved: 133
stored: 636
instructional: 102
on order: 75
active: 2972
Changes '14/'15:
Fleet adds: 30
Fleet drop: 72
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Today in F-16 history
28 Apr 1995
The first of five TVI aircraft (#80-0584) for the MLU makes its maiden flight from Fort Worth.
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28 Apr 1981
Israeli F-16s scored the first air-to-air kill by shooting down two Syrian Mi-8 'Hip' helicopters.
28 Apr 1989
First flight of an F-16 powered by the new Pratt and Whitney F100-PW-229 engine.
Quote of the Day
The only thing worse than a captain who never flew as copilot is a copilot who once was a captain.
-- Unknown
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Color Scheme Champion
BAF #FA-87
F-16A Block 20 MLU
Adorned with 2 sets of tail markings for the 50th anniversary of the Tiger Meet (left side) and 60th anniversary of 31 sqn (Right side). This marks the 4th time this airframe has been adorned with a special color scheme for the NATO Tiger Meet. This makes this airframe the overall 'color scheme champion' of all F-16s worldwide.
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Callsign of the day

Callsign "Bubbles"

Capt. Douglas S. Champagne
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
2015-01-09
3,000 Hours 3,000 Hrs
2015-03-03
2,000 Hours 2,000 Hrs
2014-10-01
1,000 Hours 1,000 Hrs
2014-11-12

  Maj. Keith Brown

177 FW  
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 Chief.Adj. Pierre Schaffrath

 (added: 7 Dec 2007)
349 sqn | OCU | 350 sqn | 349 sqn

 SSgt. Jason Holt

 (added: 8 Nov 2007)
14 FS | 8 FW

 TSgt. Ernest Olivares

 (added: 18 Sep 2007)
F-16 Phase | 80 FS | 85 TES | 40 FLTS | C-130 | F-35 | 457 FS

 SSgt. Rashed Najjar

 (added: 28 May 2012)
6 sqn | 1 sqn | 2 sqn

 Maj. Arthur Shields

 (added: 20 Jun 2010)
512 FS | 512 FS
F-16 Unit
13 FS "Panthers" (USAF PACAF)