F-16, F-22 and F-35 News
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).
Texas Air Guard represents US in Chile's Salitre exercise
Chilean president Michelle Bachelet was on-hand to officially kick off Exercise Salitre 2014 at Cerro Moreno Air Base on the northern coast of Chile.
F-16 Fleet Status
F-16 fleet - Oct 24, 2014
Fleet overview:
scrapped: 82
write-off: 563
preserved: 131
stored: 657
instructional: 99
on order: 76
active: 2972
Changes '13/'14:
Fleet adds: 42
Fleet drop: 136
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Today in F-16 history
24 Oct 1981
First production F-16A block 15 (#80-0542) is delivered to the USAF.
24 Oct 2000
Maiden flight of the F-16 power-by-wire technology demonstrator,it the first aircraft to fly with all-electric flight-control actuation and no mechanical backup.
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Quote of the Day
Once you have learned to fly your plane, it is far less fatiguing to fly than it is to drive a car. You don't have to watch every second for cats, dogs, children, lights, road signs, ladies with baby carriages and citizens who drive out in the middle of the block against the lights.... Nobody who has not been up in the sky on a glorious morning can possibly imagine the way a pilot feels in free heaven.
-- William T. Piper
president of Piper Aircraft Corporation
F-16 Hall of Fame
The Official 'Fighting Falcon'
USAF #79290
F-16A Block 10
This was the F-16 used during the official naming ceremony which was held on July 21st, 1980. Wore a large colourful emblem just behind the canopy with 'Fighting Falcon' titles. The art work was done by Salt Lake City artists Matt and Mark Waki. The marking was removed in 1982.
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Callsign of the day

Callsign "Breaker"

Last name is Himan. See "Buster".
Sierra Hotel
Latest Viper Drivers to reach 1K - 6K flying hours:
6,000 Hours 6,000 Hrs

  Lt.Col. Mike "Brillo" Brill

| 466 FS | 421 FS  
5,000 Hours 5,000 Hrs

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

| 162 FW | 148 FS | 1 sqn  
4,000 Hours 4,000 Hrs

  Cdt. "Charlz"

| 1 sqn | 1 sqn  
3,000 Hours 3,000 Hrs

  Cdt. "Mickey"

350 sqn | 1 sqn | 308 FS  
2,000 Hours 2,000 Hrs

  Maj. Anjar "Beagle" Legowo

3 SkU | 3 SkU  
1,000 Hours 1,000 Hrs
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Crew Chief Profiles

 TSgt. Sean Day

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

 CMSgt. Michael Larossi

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

 SSgt. Jon "Juice Box" Sindell

 (added: 27 Sep 2007)
62 FS | 18 AS

 MSgt. Loren Asbury

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

 MSgt. Daniel Hook

 (added: 25 Dec 2006)
64 AS | 22 FS | 35 FS
F-16 Unit
Tayeset 144 "Guardians of Arava (Shomry Ha' Arav)" (IDFAF)