F-16, F-22 and F-35 News
Dutch F-16 pilot strikes cable in Arizona
Last Sunday a Dutch F-16 fighter pilot flew his jet into an overhead cable on a training exercise in Arizona. The pilot was unharmed and able to land safely, but the aircraft (F-16BM J-369) was ‘severely damaged’ in the incident.
Israeli F-16 shot down, pilots safe
Israeli jets today were targeted by the Syrian Army with anti-aircraft missiles. An Israeli F-16I went down in northern Israel amid the fire, but the jet's pilots ejected safely.
Indonesian Peace Bima Sena II deliveries concluded
Today the last two F-16C aircraft (#TS-1628 and #TS-1634) of the Peace Bima Sena II order were delivered to Indonesia.
F-16 Fleet Status
F-16 fleet - Feb 25, 2018
Fleet overview:
scrapped: 105
write-off: 597
preserved: 143
stored: 668
instructional: 100
on order: 6
active: 2956
Changes '17/'18:
Fleet adds: 7
Fleet drop: 20
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Today in F-16 history
Feb 1978
First European F-16 assembly line opens at SONACA/SABCA in Belgium.
Quote of the Day
High sprits they had: gravity they flouted.
-- Cecil Day Lewis
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F-35 Inlet Installed
USAF #83120
F-16C Block 25
Modified inlet as an X-35 test bed with General Electric F110-GE-129 engine. This inlet resembles the airflows that are created when flying with the X-35. The flight test program consisted of twelve flights flown in nine days in December 1996.
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South Korean preserved F-16Bjorn
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An Amazing "backseater" video ...firebase99
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F-22 and F-35 Forum
EF2K pilot comments on EF2K vs F-22, mis...monkeypilot
Belgium considers Lockheed F-35 to repla...monkeypilot
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USMC Attitude to LO Maintenance - Stealt...viper12
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Commander Naval Air Forces wants more F/...spazsinbad
F-35 Lightning II vs Dassault Rafalemonkeypilot
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Military Aviation Forum
USMC Experimenting by Suppressing an Ent...discofishing
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What is Systems Engineering.....no, real...discofishing
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Request Combat Talon Pterodactylbarneytalonfe
TCTO Compliancewbh
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Callsign of the day

Callsign "Suehy"

Shut up everyone hates you. And we did.
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
2016-12-22

  Lt.Col. David "Grits" Gritsavage

| 134 FS | 134 FS  
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

 TSgt. Michel Silva

 (added: 14 Feb 2018)
201 esq | 301 esq

 MSgt. Anthony Koehler

 (added: 6 Feb 2018)
| 57 FW | 57 FW | 57 FW | 343 FW | 343 FW | 354 FW | 8 FW | 354 FW | AT-38

 MSgt. Richard DeGraw

 (added: 25 Jan 2007)
480 FS | 69 FS | 36 FS | 510 FS | 421 FS | 36 FS | 85 TES | 480 FS

 MSgt. Robert Lumpkin

 (added: 27 Oct 2013)
414 CTS | 414 CTS | 35 FS | 14 FS | 523 FS | 35 FS | 510 FS | 480 FS

 SSgt. Chris Stanich

 (added: 11 Jan 2018)
149 FW
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313 sqn "Tiger" (RNlAF)