F-16, F-22 and F-35 News
Egyptian F-16 fighter jet crashed during training, pilot killed
An Egyptian Air Force pilot was killed when his F-16C Block 40 (#9719) crashed during a training mission on January 14th near Rafah, North Sinai.
RAAF completes training mission, departs from Luke
After achieving all training milestones, the Royal Australian Air Force began returning its F-35A Lightning II pilots, maintainers and aircraft to Australia from Luke Air Force Base in December 2019.
IDFAF F-16s damaged after flooding at Hatzor airbase
Eight F-16 jets were damaged last week as heavy rain flooded their under ground 'datak' hangars at Hatzor AB, the military acknowledged Sunday, following attempts to have the information censored initially.
F-16 Fleet Status
F-16 fleet - Feb 18, 2020
Fleet overview:
scrapped: 151
write-off: 611
preserved: 151
stored: 605
instructional: 105
on order: 0
active: 2933
Changes '19/'20:
Fleet adds: 0
Fleet drop: 15
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Today in F-16 history
18 Feb 1999
An additional 10 F-16C/D's are included in the FY 2000 request.
Quote of the Day
The Cub is the safest airplane in the world; it can just barely kill you.
-- Attributed to Max Stanley, Northrop test pilot
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USAF MiG Killer
USAF #91353
F-16C Block 50
This F-16C shot down a MiG-29 in Operation Allied Force on May 4th, 1999. The kill marking has moved several times and changed colors repeatedly. The jet also wore five HARM markings which were removed shortly after returning home. In early 2004 a 'Lets Roll' decal/nose art was added.
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Callsign of the day

Callsign "Tub"

Had an Lt in my AWACs squadron that was told to go get his tub ride from the F-15 squadron down the flight line. His unfortunate answer was "What's a tub?"
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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
2019-01-16

  Col. Bradley "Divot" Jackson

| 179 FS | 179 FS  
3,000 Hours 3,000 Hrs
2019-08-05

  Maj. Emre Mert

| 151 Filo | 132 Filo  
2,000 Hours 2,000 Hrs
2019-10-15

  Maj. Ɓukasz "A-Pole" Wysocki

31 BLT | 31 BLT  
1,000 Hours 1,000 Hrs
2019-05-14
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Crew Chief Profiles

 SMSgt. Andy Vasquez

 (added: 23 Dec 2006)
307 FS | 69 FS | 69 FS | 80 FS | 308 FS | Air Demonstration Squadron | Air Demonstration Squadron | Air Demonstration Squadron | 62 FS

 SrA. Arie Church

 (added: 24 Nov 2015)
121 FS

 SMSgt. Jim Hobby

 (added: 13 Mar 2008)
| 121 FS | F-4 | A-4 | A-6

 SSgt. Joe Lyons

 (added: 3 Jan 2008)
309 FS | 68 FS | 68 FS | 425 FS | 21 FS

 SSgt. Adam Melvin

 (added: 21 Oct 2019)
22 FS | 77 FS | 79 FS | 55 FS | F-15 | F-22 | 80 FS | 311 FS
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309 FS "Wild Ducks" (USAF AETC)