F-16, F-22 and F-35 News
Belgian F-16 burns out on the ground at Florennes Air Base
Today around 14.10h, a violent explosion sounded at Florennes airbase in the South of Belgium when an F-16 caught fire and completely burned out.
F-35B crashes in South Carolina - Pilot OK
A Marine Corps F-35B F-35 Lightning II crashed around 11:45h local today near Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort in South Carolina today, the Marine Corps confirmed.
F-35Bs join forces with British aircraft carrier to make history
This week the first F-35 Lightning fighter jets have landed on the deck of the United Kingdom's new aircraft carrier making history and marking the beginning of more than half-a-century of ‘Carrier Strike' operations.
F-16 Fleet Status
F-16 fleet - Oct 17, 2018
Fleet overview:
scrapped: 105
write-off: 602
preserved: 147
stored: 666
instructional: 104
on order: 0
active: 2953
Changes '17/'18:
Fleet adds: 7
Fleet drop: 31
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Today in F-16 history
17 Oct 1978
First production F-16B block 1 (#78-0077) is delivered to the USAF.
Quote of the Day
Two CFI's flying together is equal to 1/2 a student.
-- Unknown
F-16 Hall of Fame
Dutch MiG Killer
RNlAF #J-063
F-16A Block 20 MLU
In 1999, Maj. Peter Tankink scored the first post-WWII kill for the Royal Netherlands Air Force, shooting down a Yugoslav MiG-29 with an AIM-120A Amraam. A silhouette of a Fulcrum was painted just below the canopy rail.
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F-16 Forum
Tyndall AFBtbarlow
F-16 jet crashes at base outside Las Veg...hoghandler
F-16 Block 72 offered to Bulgaria?piston
More Egyptian F-16s - Picturesbasher54321
F-16 strafed by other F-16 on the ground...knowan
Initial Version of Missile-SIM for Perfo...litzj
What is this blue tiny missile ?35_aoa
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F-22 and F-35 Forum
Tyndall AFB a "complete loss" ...madrat
What's the status on the CUDA programhornetfinn
JASDF may be in the market for more F-35...ricnunes
F-35 Unofficial nicknameelement1loop
BROACH warheadhornetfinn
F-35 and Airshowsgeforcerfx
F-35B UK SRVL info - Updated when new/ol...spazsinbad
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Military Aviation Forum
Lockheed to offer Japan advanced F-22 F-...element1loop
US pilot killed in Su-27 crash in Ukrain...Corsair1963
Mig I.44babybat{}.net
Bell V-280 Valoraaam
China's Hong-20 stealth bomberweasel1962
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From C-130.net
C-130 data basefoxhound_31
Herky Bird Cartoonsfoxhound_31
1/48 KC-130J Harvest Hawk Conversion Com...danimalmagic
Locate info on C-130, #63-7887 landing a...mekong68
C-130, 56-0528 Shootdownc130kcf
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Callsign of the day

Callsign "Free Willy"

Prowler ECMO who used the relief tube, and forgot to zip up until he stepped out of the aircraft.
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
2018-08-14

  Lt.Col. Maurice "Skunk" Schonk

| 323 sqn | 323 sqn | 323 sqn  
3,000 Hours 3,000 Hrs
2018-06-08

  Lt.Col. Grant "Goo" Gooch

124 FS | 124 FS | 182 FS  
2,000 Hours 2,000 Hrs
2018-04-25
1,000 Hours 1,000 Hrs
2018-06-27
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Crew Chief Profiles

 SSgt. Kevin Crowe

 (added: 16 Nov 2009)
522 FS | 524 FS | 523 FS | 36 FS | 416 FLTS

 MSgt. Ray LuMaye

 (added: 8 Jun 2007)
35 FS | 310 FS | 526 FS | 510 FS | C-5 | C-17

 TSgt. Tom Dummermuth

 (added: 29 Dec 2006)
175 FS | 195 FS | 152 FS | 152 FS | 152 FS | 175 FS | 175 FS | 175 FS

 TSgt. Robbie Echols

 (added: 29 May 2018)
39 FLTS | 35 FS | 35 FS | 39 FLTS

 MSgt. Edward Pacificar

 (added: 27 Sep 2009)
| 35 FS | 512 FS | 512 FS | 307 FS | 308 FS | F-117 | 18 AGRS
F-16 Unit
306 sqn "Hawk" (RNlAF)