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Egyptian F-16 fighter jet crashed during training, pilot killed
An Egyptian Air Force pilot was killed when his F-16C Block 40 (#9719) crashed during a training mission on January 14th near Rafah, North Sinai.
RAAF completes training mission, departs from Luke
After achieving all training milestones, the Royal Australian Air Force began returning its F-35A Lightning II pilots, maintainers and aircraft to Australia from Luke Air Force Base in December 2019.
IDFAF F-16s damaged after flooding at Hatzor airbase
Eight F-16 jets were damaged last week as heavy rain flooded their under ground 'datak' hangars at Hatzor AB, the military acknowledged Sunday, following attempts to have the information censored initially.
F-16 Fleet Status
F-16 fleet - Feb 25, 2020
Fleet overview:
scrapped: 151
write-off: 611
preserved: 151
stored: 605
instructional: 105
on order: 0
active: 2933
Changes '19/'20:
Fleet adds: 0
Fleet drop: 15
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Today in F-16 history
Feb 1978
First European F-16 assembly line opens at SONACA/SABCA in Belgium.
Quote of the Day
The smallest amount of vanity is fatal in airplane fighting. Self-distrust rather is the quality to which many a pilot owes his protracted existence.
-- Captain Edward V. Eddie Rickenbacker, USAS
Leading U.S. Ace, WW-I
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Fourty Consecutive Code 1 Combat Missions
USAF #89119
F-16C Block 40
Noteworthy for flying 40 consecutive combat sorties code 1. The aircraft reached 30 consecutive flights on March 23rd, 2010 (pictured). After its 40th flight code 1 the aircraft returned with two problems on March 30th.
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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
2019-01-16

  Col. Bradley "Divot" Jackson

| 179 FS | 179 FS  
3,000 Hours 3,000 Hrs
2019-08-05

  Maj. Emre Mert

| 151 Filo | 132 Filo  
2,000 Hours 2,000 Hrs
2019-10-15

  Maj. Łukasz "A-Pole" Wysocki

31 BLT | 31 BLT  
1,000 Hours 1,000 Hrs
2019-05-14
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Crew Chief Profiles

 SMSgt. Andy Vasquez

 (added: 23 Dec 2006)
307 FS | 69 FS | 69 FS | 80 FS | 308 FS | Air Demonstration Squadron | Air Demonstration Squadron | Air Demonstration Squadron | 62 FS

 SrA. Arie Church

 (added: 24 Nov 2015)
121 FS

 SMSgt. Jim Hobby

 (added: 13 Mar 2008)
| 121 FS | F-4 | A-4 | A-6

 SSgt. Joe Lyons

 (added: 3 Jan 2008)
309 FS | 68 FS | 68 FS | 425 FS | 21 FS

 SSgt. Adam Melvin

 (added: 21 Oct 2019)
22 FS | 77 FS | 79 FS | 55 FS | F-15 | F-22 | 80 FS | 311 FS
F-16 Unit
111 FS (RoKAF)