US Air Force - ACC F-16s

  • 86-0233
    USAF QF-16C block 30 #86-0233 (QF-007) from the 82nd ATRS is spotted during its arrival at Tyndall AFB. This is the first lot 1 production aircraft. [Photo by 82 Zombies]
  • 86-0233_001
    Maintainers begin post-flight checks on the first Lot 1 production model QF-16 #86-0233 (QF-007) after it arrived at Tyndall AFB on March 11th, 2015. The aircraft is the first of 13 deliveries to the 82nd ATRS, a geographically separated unit of the 53rd Wing, headquartered at Eglin AFB. The QF-16 will replace the QF-4 as the next generation aerial target. [F-16.net photo]
  • 17TFS
    This was taken from my KC-135 cockpit on January 21st, 1991. Our 4 ship of tankers did an emergency refuel of 32 F-16s that did not get pre-strike refueling 40 miles inside of Iraqi airspace. The 17th TFS Hooters pilot that came to the Boom first had 800 pounds in his tanks. The most anyone had in the eight ship of Hooter Vipers that came to our tanker was 1200 pounds. [Photo by Sluggo357]
  • 84-1378
    This is another picture from the January 21st, 1991 emergency refueling of 32 F-16s that did not get pre-strike refueled before going to their targets. They were Pug, Collie, Spaniel and Shepherd flights with Falstaff F-4Gs covering them. [Photo by Sluggo357]
  • 85-1491
    This is the arrival of USAF QF-16C block 30 #85-1491 (QF-008) to the 82nd ATRS at Tyndall AFB in April of 2015. [Photo by 82 Zombies]
  • 88-0436
    USAF F-16C #88-0436 of the 4th FS is caught by the Mobile Aircraft Arresting System during a test of its operational functionality on March 20th, 2015 at Bagram Air Field. The MAAS was from a separate taxiway as part of the construction of an alternate runway at Bagram. [USAF photo by MSgt. James Law]
  • 88-0497
    USAF F-16C #88-0497 from the 421st FS lands after a Red Flag 15-2 sortie on March 11th, 2015 at Nellis AFB. Red Flag provides a series of intense air-to-air scenarios for aircrew and ground personnel to increase their combat readiness and effectiveness for future real-world operations. [USAF photo by SSgt. Siuta B. Ika]
  • 88-0486
    USAF F-16C block 40 #88-0486 from the 4th FS taxis to a runway on April 30th, 2015 at Bagram Air Field. The 'Fuujins' of the 4 FS provided decisive airpower to ground commanders in Afghanistan throughout their six month deployment, flying more than 8,000 hours in the F-16 in support of OEF and Freedom’s Sentinel. [USAF photo by SSgt. Whitney Amstutz]
  • 88-0466
    USAF F-16C block 40 #88-0466 from the 4th FS takes flight on April 30th, 2015 at Bagram Air Field. [USAF photo by TSgt. Joseph Swafford]
  • 82-1028
    USAF F-16B block 15 #82-1028 is parked in front of a hangar. The aircraft still wears the colors of the FWS, but this unit was already disbanded in 1986 while this photo was taken in 1989. Notice the airframe already received the first stage of ADF upgrade noticable by the search light in the nose. [Thomas Kuhn collection]
  • QF-001
    Nose detail of QF-16C block 30 #QF-001 (85-1570) spotted at Tyndall AFB on May 13th, 2015. [Photo by Greg Fieser]
  • QF-001_001
    USAF QF-16C block 30 #QF-001 (85-1570) from the 82nd ATRS is spotted on the tarmac at Tyndall AFB on May 13th, 2015. [Photo by Greg Fieser]