F-16, F-22 and F-35 News
Lockheed Martin awarded contract to build F-16 Block 70s for Bahrain
Lockheed Martin received a $1.12 billion contract from the U.S. government to produce 16 new F-16 Block 70 aircraft for the Royal Bahraini Air Force.
Pentagon and Lockheed Martin deliver 300th F-35
The F-35 Joint Program Office and Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] delivered the 300th production F-35 aircraft, demonstrating the program's continued progress and momentum. The 300th aircraft is a U.S. Air Force F-35A, to be delivered to Hill Air Force Base, Utah.
Taiwanese F-16A crashes, pilot killed
On Monday, a Taiwanese F-16 pilot was killed as his jet crashed the mountains at the start of annual live-fire drills. The single-seat jet disappeared off the radar over mountainous terrain in the northeastern county of Keelung at 13.43h, half an hour after take off from Hualien Air Base.
F-16 Fleet Status
F-16 fleet - Jul 19, 2018
Fleet overview:
scrapped: 105
write-off: 600
preserved: 146
stored: 665
instructional: 105
on order: 0
active: 2954
Changes '17/'18:
Fleet adds: 7
Fleet drop: 27
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Today in F-16 history
19 Jul 1999
Israel orders 102 F-16s (Peace Marbel V).
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19 Jul 1984
First production F-16C block 25 (#83-1118) is delivered to the USAF.
Quote of the Day
Rule one: No matter what else happens, fly the airplane.
-- Unknown
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YF-16
The aircraft used to perform some tests with the AIM-7 Sparrow missile. Only with the introduction of the ADF version of the F-16, a BVR missile capacity was added to the airframe.
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F-16 Forum
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Combat Radius with CFTs vs EFTssprstdlyscott...
What's happening here ?tomdemerly
Taiwanese F-16 incidentsGamera
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F-22 and F-35 Forum
F-35 and Airshowsfirebase99
UK MOD in a muddle over F-35Cspazsinbad
EMALS & JPALS for the JSFspazsinbad
The UK reveals F22 knock offXanderCrews
SDB II Scores Hits in Flight TestsSpudmanWP
Opinion: How F-35 Partners Benefit U.S. ...spazsinbad
F-35A versus Saab Grippen NGspazsinbad
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Military Aviation Forum
Su-57 Russian Options???XanderCrews
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Callsign of the day

Callsign "Bone-Saw"

Every one in my squadran SAW that I was bad to the BONE.
Sierra Hotel
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
2018-04-03

  Capt. "Sol"

Esk 727 | Esk 727 | Esk 727 | SAAB T-17 | AT-38  
3,000 Hours 3,000 Hrs
2017-12-08

  Lt.Col. Bryan "Crunch" Carlson

36 FS | 182 FS | 182 FS  
2,000 Hours 2,000 Hrs
2018-01-10

  Maj. David "Switch" Welt

62 FS | 480 FS  
1,000 Hours 1,000 Hrs
2017-07-27
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Crew Chief Profiles

 SMSgt. Jerry Shank

 (added: 5 Jul 2018)
311 FS | 308 FS | 526 FS | 80 FS | 26 AS | 310 FS

 SSgt. Brenda Birrenbach

 (added: 16 Jul 2018)
388 FW

 TSgt. William Surgeon

 (added: 29 Jun 2018)
4 FS

 A1C. Michael Wilson

 (added: 27 Jun 2018)
421 FS | 421 FS | 421 FS | 421 FS

 SSgt. Jon Sindell

 (added: 27 Sep 2007)
62 FS | 18 AGRS
F-16 Unit
85 TES "Skulls" (USAF ACC)