Italian search teams have recovered debris believed to be from a U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon that went missing Monday night while flying over the Adriatic Sea, according to the 31st Fighter Wing.
Italian newswires are reporting a USAFE F-16 has crashed into the Adriatic. The status of the pilot is currently unknown.
Underwater survey company Phoenix International, based in the USA, has successfully completed an underwater search and recovery of a USAF F-16 aircraft from over 16,400 feet of sea water (fsw) off the coast of Japan in an operation which cost $1.4M.
Members of the 480th Fighter Squadron departed Spangdahlem Air Base Jan. 4, to participate in Red Flag 13-2 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.
An Israeli Air Force F-16D block 30 'Barak' believed to be from 109 Sqn slid off the runway at Ramat David airbase after a technical fault was detected during landing on January 2, 2013. Both pilot and navigator ejected safely.
A California Air National Guard F-16C block 32 from the 194th Fighter Squadron
crashed during a routine training mission on Thursday around 15:30hrs local time about 100 miles east of Fresno. The pilot safely ejected.
An Israeli Air Force F-16 slid off the runway at Ramat David airbase after completing a routine training mission on Tuesday.
The AirForceTimes reports that the 2013 Defence Authorisation Bill proposes airforce cuts which includes the retirement of 21 F-16s, all from the 132nd Fighter Wing based at Des Moine, Iowa.
Developmental testing for an F-16 operational flight program will be accomplished at the 40th Flight Test Squadron and 85th Test and Evaluation Squadron here for the first time.
U.S. Congres has been notified that there's a possible sale to Oman for a number of F-16 weapon systems, as well as equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $117 million.
The Thunderbirds have the privilege and responsibility to perform for people all around the world, displaying the pride, precision and professionalism of American Airmen.
Holloman Air Force Base, is known for its unique airspace which has offered many advantages to testing new capabilities and training for future missions. That same uniqueness is one of the reasons that 18 F-16s from the 309th Fighter Squadron, Luke Air Force Base, deployed on the 12th for training.
The last F-16 block 50+ produced by Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) and Lockheed Martin as part of the Peace Onyx IV Joint Program was delivered to the Turkish Air Force yesterday.
Despite instability due to the new Islamic government in Egypt, the US is sending more than 20 F-16 fighter jets to Egypt as part of a $1 billion foreign aid package.
It was a Monday morning 30 years ago this last Thursday when Col. Malcom Bolton, 58th Tactical Training Wing commander, stepped into a moment in history as he prepared to take off in the first permanently assigned F-16 Fighting Falcon at Luke Air Force Base.