F-16, F-22 and F-35 News
PACAF F-16 Demo Team strengthens bonds through professionalism
The Pacific Air Forces F-16 Demonstration Team from Misawa Air Base, Japan performed at the Hofu Air Festival, giving approximately 30,000 spectators a front row seat to the power and maneuverability of the F-16 Fighting Falcon, May 21.
QF-16s help F-35 JOTT plan for future testing
Three QF-16s descended on Edwards recently to aid the F-35 Joint Operational Test Team with test planning.
Pantons, RoKAF improve air ops during Buddy Wing 17-4
Six F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 35th Fighter Squadron took off from Kunsan on May 15 to support Buddy Wing 17-4 at Jungwon Air Base, Republic of Korea.
F-16 Fleet Status
F-16 fleet - May 27, 2017
Fleet overview:
scrapped: 104
write-off: 593
preserved: 139
stored: 668
instructional: 101
on order: 36
active: 2933
Changes '16/'17:
Fleet adds: 18
Fleet drop: 38
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Today in F-16 history
27 May 1999
1,000th combat sortie - marked during NATO's Operation Allied Force by an F-16CG from the 555th FS.
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Quote of the Day
Cessna pilots are always found in the wreckage with their hand around the microphone.
-- Unknown
F-16 Hall of Fame
5,000,000 Flying Hours
USAF #88474
F-16C Block 40
Capt. Kurt Gallegos from Hill AFB flies F-16C block 40 #88-0474 wearing special markings for the 5,000,000th flight hour of the F-16, on December 4th, 1996.
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F-22 and F-35 Forum
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Military Aviation Forum
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From C-130.net
Identifying this C-130wbh
Two C-130 units fly their last missionsedpop
C-130J article from Code 1 Magazineedpop
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Callsign of the day

Callsign "Boo-boo"

'When asked to explain his call sign, Marine Capt. Clint 'Boo-Boo' Weber, who flies an F/A-18 with Squadron 332, shook his head. 'I'm not sure why but they said I looked like Yogi Bear's sidekick,' said Weber, who has heavy, dark brown eyebrows.'
Sierra Hotel
Latest Viper Drivers to reach 1K - 6K flying hours:
6,000 Hours 6,000 Hrs

  Lt.Col. Mike "Brillo" Brill

| 466 FS | 421 FS  
5,000 Hours 5,000 Hrs

  Lt.Col. Robert "T. Rex" Carpenter , Jr

| 162 FW | 148 FS | 1 sqn  
4,000 Hours 4,000 Hrs

  Lt.Col. David "Grits" Gritsavage

| 134 FS | 134 FS  
3,000 Hours 3,000 Hrs
2,000 Hours 2,000 Hrs
1,000 Hours 1,000 Hrs

  Maj. Nidhal Al Kamyani

20 sqn | BAe Hawk  
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Crew Chief Profiles

 MSgt. Kelly Crouse

 (added: 27 Oct 2009)
80 FS | 389 FS | 389 FS | KC-135 | 523 FS | 523 FS | 80 FS | 421 FS | 421 FS

 SSgt. Dean Collins

 (added: 11 Oct 2010)
33 FS

 MSgt. John Prudente

 (added: 30 Jul 2011)
526 FS | 526 FS | 62 FS | 6510 TW

 SSgt. Eric Owens

 (added: 20 Apr 2017)
56 FW

 SSgt. Jeffery Swann

 (added: 20 Apr 2017)
389 FS | 80 FS
F-16 Unit
142 Filo "Gazelle (Ceylan)" (TuAF)