F-16, F-22 and F-35 News
New F-16 Ghost paint scheme brings unique look to 64th AGRS
An F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jet (#84-1220) made its initial flight after receiving the first U.S. Air Force "Ghost" paint scheme, May 23.
Lockheed Martin to sell 114 exclusive F-21s to India?
It seems that Lockheed Martin will not offer its F-21 fighter, customized to suit India, to any other country if the Indian Air Force (IAF) places an order for 114 jets that it currently looking to acquire.
Armed F-16 crashes into a warehouse in California, pilot ok
An armed F-16 fighter jet crashed Thursday into a warehouse just off March Air Reserve Base in Perris, California.
F-16 Fleet Status
F-16 fleet - May 27, 2019
Fleet overview:
scrapped: 149
write-off: 609
preserved: 149
stored: 612
instructional: 102
on order: 0
active: 2949
Changes '18/'19:
Fleet adds: 0
Fleet drop: 35
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Today in F-16 history
27 May 1999
1,000th combat sortie - marked during NATO's Operation Allied Force by an F-16CG from the 555th FS.
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Quote of the Day
Flying an aeroplane with only a single propellor to keep you in the air. Can you imagine that?
-- Capt. Picard, in STTNG episode Booby Trap
F-16 Hall of Fame
Dorsal Spine
NASA #75750
NF-16A
In 1982 the 6th Full-Scale Development (FSD) aircraft was modified as Advanced Fighter Technology Integration (AFTI) testbed, which included the canards from the YF-16 CCV and a dorsal spine. The dorsal spine would eventually make it to some production model F-16s. First program was the Digital Flight Control System (DFCS) in which a total of 108 flights were executed untill July of 1983.
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Callsign of the day

Callsign "Drippy"

Dutch Pilot in training in the USA. Being from Europe, he wasn't used to the hot weather. He sweated so much, that the American pilots called him Drippy.
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
2019-01-16

  Col. Bradley "Divot" Jackson

| 179 FS | 179 FS  
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
2018-10-24

  Maj. Nicolas "Harly" Maes

349 sqn | OCU  
1,000 Hours 1,000 Hrs
2018-11-29
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Crew Chief Profiles

 MSgt. Tom Dummermuth

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

 SSgt. Andrew Glidewell

 (added: 13 Mar 2008)
40 FLTS | 85 TES | 85 TES

 SMSgt. John Acquart

 (added: 18 Oct 2008)
61 FS | 36 FS | 416 FLTS | 412 TW | 148 FS | 152 FS | 152 FS | 195 FS | 195 FS

 TSgt. Morris Southern

 (added: 15 Mar 2019)
312 TFTS | 312 TFTS | 80 FS | 69 FS

 SSgt. Nathan Faletti

 (added: 13 Feb 2012)
412 TW | 80 FS | 555 FS
F-16 Unit
Tayeset 107 "Knights of the Orange Tail (Ha' Rosh Ha' Aryev)" (IDFAF)