F-16, F-22 and F-35 News
Lockheed Martin and RNLAF celebrate rollout of the First Dutch operational F-35
Dutch and American officials celebrated the roll out of the first operational F-35A Lightning II for the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) at Lockheed Martin in Fort Worth, Texas, commemorating a transformational leap in capability for the future of the Netherlands' national defense.
F-16 VDT announces new pilot
Gen. Mike Holmes, commander of Air Combat Command, certified the new F-16 Viper Demonstration Team pilot and commander ahead of the 2019 season, January, 29.
“Tigers” roar through Red Flag 19-1
U.S. Airmen assigned to the 79th Fighter Squadron and 20th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 79th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, are participating in Exercise Red Flag 19-1 from Jan. 26 – Feb. 15.
F-16 Fleet Status
F-16 fleet - Feb 16, 2019
Fleet overview:
scrapped: 128
write-off: 609
preserved: 147
stored: 639
instructional: 105
on order: 0
active: 2939
Changes '17/'18:
Fleet adds: 0
Fleet drop: 31
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Today in F-16 history
16 Feb 2004
A scrapped F-16 is put up for auction on Ebay, with a starting price of $1 million.
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Quote of the Day
Character is what you do when no one is looking.
-- Unknown
F-16 Hall of Fame
Tactical Nuke
USAF #85416
F-16C Block 25
A rare shot illustrating the nuclear role of the F-16: a USAF F-16C from the 10th TFS at Hahn AB in Germany seen carrying a BDU-38 simulator (B-61 nuclear dummy). The aircraft was participating in the weapons training deployment Exercise Sabre Thunder over the Bardenas-Reales Range on June 1st, 1988.
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F-16 Forum
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F-22 and F-35 Forum
UK MOD in a muddle over F-35Cspazsinbad
F-35A at Red Flag 19-1jetblast16
The Turkey problemspazsinbad
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DoD to begin negotiations to buy 485 Loc...weasel1962
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Military Aviation Forum
Weight Savings of Fly by Wire?sprstdlyscott...
SU-57 deployed to Syriaswiss
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The SLUFcharlielima223
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Verifying Nacelle Overheat Detectorevan.st.cyr
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Callsign of the day

Callsign "GriffDog"

Anyone in our squadron who had to answer the call of nature (number 2) while flying got "Dog" appended to their callsign
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

 Lt.Col. Dennis Knight

 (added: 31 Oct 2008)
480 FS | F-117 | KC-135 | C-5

 SSgt. Lowell Minnick

 (added: 28 Mar 2014)
63 FS | 35 FS | 63 FS | 63 FS | 496 TFS | 93 FS

 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
F-16 Unit
152 Filo "Raider (Akinci)" (TuAF)