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Greek F-16D from 343 Sqn crashes South of Crete.
An F-16D block 52+ from 343M crashed during a training flight on December 4th, 2014 at 13.42h local time, 14 nautical miles north of the island of Gavdos. Both crew members, successful ejected.
Hickam airmen exercise Rapid Raptor in Guam
Airmen from the 15th and 154th Wings at Joint Base Pearl-Harbor Hickam, Hawaii, exercised the newest approach to fighter employment Nov. 20-24 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.
Turkish F-16 crashes in central Turkey
An F-16 fighter jet belonging to the Turkish Air Force has crashed in central Turkey, the Turkish army says. The pilot survived.
F-16 Fleet Status
F-16 fleet - Dec 19, 2014
Fleet overview:
scrapped: 94
write-off: 564
preserved: 131
stored: 638
instructional: 102
on order: 78
active: 2972
Changes '13/'14:
Fleet adds: 42
Fleet drop: 151
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The winner [of an air battle] may have been determined by the amount of time, energy, thought and training an individual has previously accomplished in an effort to increase his ability as a fighter pilot.
-- Commander Randy Duke Cunningham, USN
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Lost over Serbia
USAF #88550
F-16C Block 40
Lost over Serbia near Nakucani during operation Allied Force due to engine failure, which was caused by a nearby SA-3 explosion. The pilot, Lt. Col. David Goldfein, ejected safely and was rescued by helicopter. The tail is on display in the Museum of Warplanes in Belgrade, Serbia.
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Callsign "Tall Paul"

or TP. I'm six foot four, first assignment, the five foot two squadron commander looks at me and says, "Damn you're tall Paul!" It stuck...go figure.
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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
2014-08-29

  Cdt. "Charlz"

| 1 sqn | 1 sqn  
3,000 Hours 3,000 Hrs
2014-02-06

  Cdt. "Mickey"

350 sqn | 1 sqn | 308 FS  
2,000 Hours 2,000 Hrs
2014-10-01
1,000 Hours 1,000 Hrs
2014-11-12

  Maj. Keith Brown

177 FW  
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 SSgt. Joel Burg

 (added: 16 Dec 2014)
46 TW | 36 FS | 311 FS

 1st Sgt. Nico de Graaf

 (added: 12 Dec 2014)
322 sqn

 Sgt. Hennie Camp

 (added: 29 Dec 2011)
313 sqn

 MSgt. Mark Bryant

 (added: 11 Feb 2013)
100 FS | 100 FS | 100 FS

 TSgt. Ellebruck Tim

 (added: 28 Oct 2014)
162 FS
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