Portuguese Air Force F-16s

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    PoAF F-16A block 15 #15113 is parked on the tarmac at Florennes AB during a 1997 TLP session. Note the tell-tale ADF bulge on the tailfin-root. [F-16.net photo]
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    An F-16A from Esq 201 takes off with full AB from Monte Real. Note the unusual position (starboard wing station) of the AN/ALQ-131 pod, which is the A-7P way. [Photo by Antonio Bandeira]
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    Inflight photograph of a FAP F-16B (#15120). [Photo by Antonio Bandeira]
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    Esq 201 F-16A being refueled by a USAF KC-135. [Photo by Antonio Bandeira]
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    FAP F-16A Block 15OCU #15105 touching down at Monte Real AB in Portugal. [Photo by Antonio Bandeira]
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    15119, the 2nd FAP F-16B Block 15OCU to be delivered, parked in front of a shelter at Monte Real AB. [Photo by Jose Herculano]
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    A FAP F-16A #15112 sitting on the Monte Real tarmac. [Photo by Jose Herculano]
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    Portuguese AF F-16A #15108 joining up with a USAF KC-135, as seen by the boom operator. [Ricardo Nunes collection]
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    Portuguese AF F-16A #15114 at Aviano AFB, Italy [Photo by Ricardo Nunes]
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    This now-standard Peregrine Falcon emblem on the tail of Portuguese F-16s was originally designed by PSAR/MARME Leonel Vieito for Red Flag 2000, using 2 of the 3 original greys used in PoAF F-16s. (F-16A #15110) [Photo by Capt. César Rebelo via Ricardo Nunes]
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    All PoAF 201 Sqn F-16s wear Peregrin Falcon tail markings now. The falcons were painted for Red Flag 2000 (March 25/April 20). The painting was done in Air Base no.5 Monte Real. (#15115). [Photo by Ricardo Nunes]
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    PoAF F-16A #15102 taking off from Monte Real [Photo by Luís Laranjeira via Ricardo Nunes]