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.
F-16 Fleet Status
F-16 fleet - Jan 19, 2019
Fleet overview:
scrapped: 126
write-off: 602
preserved: 148
stored: 637
instructional: 104
on order: 0
active: 2950
Changes '17/'18:
Fleet adds: 0
Fleet drop: 29
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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.
-- Unknown
F-16 Hall of Fame
A-16 CAS Trials
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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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F-16 Forum
F-16C jet crashes off coast of HokkaidoGamera
F-16 vs F-35 in DEAD mission against rus...popcorn
F-16 Block 72 offered to Bulgaria?basher54321
Initial Version of Missile-SIM for Perfo...litzj
Possibility to make WAR HUD working agai...basher54321
USAF Unveils F-16 Electronic Warfare Upg...element1loop
Some questions about suspension equipmen...vilters
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F-22 and F-35 Forum
New player on the board? Poland wants th...ricnunes
Singapore F-35 selectionweasel1962
F-35 Unofficial nicknamesteve2267
F-35 Ready For Missile Defense By 2025: ...spazsinbad
Interview with a F-35B Pilotlbk000
F-35 Lightning II vs Dassault Rafalemixelflick
Can the F-35 match the PAK-FAmixelflick
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Military Aviation Forum
Getting Fake passport online, Registered...commandt
Getting Fake passport online, Registered...salahmy
SU-57 deployed to Syriaknowan
F-104 Turbofan Performancesprstdlyscott...
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From C-130.net
C-130 Fuselage at PA rest stop....luisecm
Bleed Effect on max powerboilermaker
MC-130P 66-0212 going to Castle Air Muse...Asif
KC-130T (mishap)mekong68
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Callsign of the day

Callsign "Rage"

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.
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

  Lt.Col. Maurice "Skunk" Schonk

| 323 sqn | 323 sqn | 323 sqn  
3,000 Hours 3,000 Hrs

  Lt.Col. Grant "Goo" Gooch

124 FS | 124 FS | 182 FS  
2,000 Hours 2,000 Hrs
1,000 Hours 1,000 Hrs
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Crew Chief Profiles

 CMSgt John Pinksaw

 (added: 18 Jan 2019)
33 FS | 33 FS | 55 FS | Air Demonstration Squadron

 Sgt. Frank Barnaby

 (added: 17 Jan 2019)
496 TFS | 310 FS

 MSgt. Chris Sanborn

 (added: 24 Jul 2009)
134 FS | 134 FS | 158 FW

 SrA. Patrick Holmes

 (added: 24 Dec 2018)
100 FS

 TSgt. William King

 (added: 22 Dec 2018)
35 FS | 4 FS | 4 FS
F-16 Unit
Tayeset 117 "First Jet (Ha' Silon Ha' Meofeef)" (IDFAF)