F-16, F-22 and F-35 News
US delivers eight F-16 Block 52s to Egypt
The United States embassy in Cairo has announced that on July 30 and 31, the United States is delivering eight F-16 Block 52 aircraft to Cairo West Air Base as part of ongoing American support in Egypt and throughout the region.
NTSB release preliminary report on Cessna/F-16 crash
On July 7, 2015, at 11:00 eastern daylight time, a Cessna 150M, N3601V, and a Lockheed-Martin F-16CM, #96-0085 operated by the U.S. Air Force (USAF), collided in midair near Moncks Corner, South Carolina.
Thunderbirds perform at Annual Frontier Days Festival
The United States Air force aerial demonstration squadron (The Thunderbirds) performed this past Wednesday over the Laramie County Community College campus in Cheyenne Wyoming for the 2015 Frontier Days Festival.
F-16 Fleet Status
F-16 fleet - Jul 30, 2015
Fleet overview:
scrapped: 94
write-off: 577
preserved: 134
stored: 633
instructional: 103
on order: 68
active: 2970
Changes '14/'15:
Fleet adds: 30
Fleet drop: 83
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Today in F-16 history
30 Jul 1993
First USAF F-16A (#79-0340) arrives at AMARC for storage under designation AAFG0012. It will be followed by 350+ F-16s to be stored at the facility.
30 Jul 1981
First production F-16A block 15 (#80-0660) is delivered to the IDFAF.
30 Jul 1983
Completion of Phase I testing of Advanced Fighter Technology Integration (AFTI) F-16, focusing on development and integration of a new digital flight control system.
Quote of the Day
Pilots without Maintainers are just pedestrians with sun glasses and a cool jacket.
-- Gibby
F-16 Hall of Fame
Triple Killer
USAF #89137
F-16C Block 40
Scored three kills in one mission over Bosnia on February 28th, 1994 - one with an AIM-120 AMRAAM and two with AIM-9M's. Three kill markings were added but quickly removed after just one day. The kill markings were later re-added by the 510th FS but as 3 green stars.
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Callsign of the day

Callsign "Electroman"

This guy was like electricity with the ladies: he took the path of least resistance.
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
3,000 Hours 3,000 Hrs

  Cdt. "Q"

350 sqn | 350 sqn | 350 sqn  
2,000 Hours 2,000 Hrs

  Capt. Emre Mert

| 151 Filo  
1,000 Hours 1,000 Hrs

  Capt. Mike "Jack" Handy

35 FW | AT-38  
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Crew Chief Profiles

 TSgt. Scott Terrill

 (added: 24 Dec 2006)
416 FLTS | 80 FS | 510 FS | UAV Predator | 80 FS | F-15E

 MSgt. Sean Day

 (added: 3 Aug 2010)
78 FS | 35 FS | 308 FS | 14 FS | 8 FW

 MSgt. Paul Skinner

 (added: 10 Jul 2015)
944 FW

 SrA. Tracy Stavisky

 (added: 6 Jul 2015)
309 FS

 SrA. Justin Poynter

 (added: 3 Nov 2012)
523 FS
F-16 Unit
Escuadrón 162 "Gavilanes" (FAV)