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First Japanese-built F-35A lands at Misawa AB
A Defense Contract Management Agency government flight representative landed the first Japanese-made F-35A on Misawa AB's runway, November 2nd.
Alaskan jets fly south for the winter
The 18th Aggressor Squadron sent approximately 150 personnel and 11 F-16 Fighting Falcon to Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, to support the U.S. Air Force Weapons School, specifically the F-16 weapons instructor course.
115th FW wraps up deployment to South Korea
Approximately 180 Airmen from the 115th Fighter Wing, 176th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, Wisconsin Air National Guard, also known as the Badgers, completed a 3-month Theater Security Package deployment on November 8.
F-16 Fleet Status
F-16 fleet - Nov 24, 2017
Fleet overview:
scrapped: 104
write-off: 596
preserved: 141
stored: 667
instructional: 101
on order: 19
active: 2946
Changes '16/'17:
Fleet adds: 18
Fleet drop: 47
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Use not only all the brains you have, but all you can borrow. In other words, don't ignore your copilot!
-- Unknown
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YF-16 Prototype
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YF-16
Rolled out at Fort Worth, Texas on December 13th, 1973. First flight on January 20th, 1974 which is the very first flight of an F-16. It had been moved in a C-5 galaxy 12 days prior on January 8th, 1974 and assembled for first flight. The first flight wasn't supposed to happen, but during high speed taxi trials the aircraft lifted off with the only option for the pilot was to proceed and fly. In the first stages the right-hand stab hit the runway a couple of times creating some damage to it.
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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
2016-12-22

  Lt.Col. David "Grits" Gritsavage

| 134 FS | 134 FS  
3,000 Hours 3,000 Hrs
2017-06-05

  Lt.Col. Anjar "Beagle" Legowo

3 SkU | 3 SkU | 3 SkU  
2,000 Hours 2,000 Hrs
2016-06-28
1,000 Hours 1,000 Hrs
2017-01-19

  Maj. Nidhal Al Kamyani

20 sqn | BAe Hawk  
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 MSgt. Joel Harding

 (added: 25 Apr 2009)
F-16 Phase | 522 FS | 457 FS | 457 FS | 457 FS | F-16 Phase

 Sgt. Robert McManus

 (added: 10 Nov 2017)
311 FS

 Adj. Eddy Lion

 (added: 26 Sep 2007)
1 sqn | 350 sqn | OCU | 2 sqn | 1 sqn | 1 sqn | 2 sqn

 MSgt. Matthew Gililland

 (added: 15 Jun 2007)
309 FS | 14 FS | 14 FS | 14 FS | 36 FS | 555 FS | 555 FS

 SSgt. Nathan Hamilton

 (added: 31 Aug 2017)
115 FW
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Escuadrón 161 "Caribes" (FAV)