F-16, F-22 and F-35 News
US blocking Israel’s F-16 sale to Croatia?
US Secretary of Defense James Mattis has reportedly refused to approve the sale of 12 F-16 combat aircraft to Croatia. The US government must approve the sale of its planes sold to any country.
Combat power exercise conducted at Hill AFB
The active duty 388th Fighter Wing and Air Force Reserve 419th Fighter Wing conducted a combat power exercise November 19, launching dozens of F-35A Lightning IIs within a condensed period of time.
388th FW drops GBU-49 in combat training
The 388th Fighter Wing’s 34th Fighter Squadron recently returned from a weapons evaluation exercise at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, where they employed the GBU-49 for the first time in F-35A combat training.
Today in F-16 history
19 Jan 1991
F-16s participate in the first day-light raid of Operation Desert Storm and attack targets in Baghdad. Two F-16s from the 614th TFS are lost, and the pilots taken prisoner.
Quote of the Day
Passengers prefer old captains and young stewardesses.
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F-16C Block 25
In the late eighties this aircraft and a number of additional F-16s were painted in the 'European One' lizard camouflage scheme and were tested in the Close Air Support role as a possible replacement of the A-10 Thunderbolt. The proposed A-16 never materialized.
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Callsign of the day
Synonomous with the dudes last name, but trying to take down your 6'4" 230lb WIC IP Operations Officer on your naming night doesn't hurt either.
Crew Chief Profiles
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