The first batch of three TAI upgraded F-16 block 15 MLU (Mid Life Upgrade) were delivered to the Pakistan Air Force on Friday.
Several units moving through an area of responsibility isn't an unusual occurrence, but recently over a two week period, the A-10 Thunderbolt tails based at Kandahar Airfield, switched places with the F-16 Fighting Falcon tails based at Bagram Airfield.
An F-16C from the 18th Aggressor squadron (#86-0310) made an emergency landing during a Cope North 12 training mission in the U.S. territory of Saipan, no injuries were reported.
Extreme fogging in the aircraft cockpit caused an F-16C Fighting Falcon (#87-0296) to depart the runway July 28, 2011, at the Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisc., according to an Air Combat Command Accident Investigation Board report released today.
The lights of the Las Vegas strip served as a backdrop for Edwards Air Force Base crew members and four F-16s from the 416th Flight Test Squadron that participated in the realistic combat training exercise known as Red Flag, from Jan. 23 to Feb. 4.
Lockheed Martin unveiled a new version of the F-16, which will include an active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar, upgraded mission computer and improvements to the cockpit. The "V" designation is derived from Viper
, the name fighter pilots have called the F-16 from its beginnings.
On February 11, 2012, Dutch F-16s took their two millionth photo over Afghanistan, using the RecceLite photo reconnaissance system. The fighter aircraft are stationed in Mazar-e Sharif, in the north of the Asian country.
L-3 Link Simulation & Training (L-3 Link) announced that an F-16C Block 52 Aircrew Training Device (ATD) built for the Royal Moroccan Air Force (RMAF) has reached ready-for-training status on schedule and is currently supporting pilot instruction.
The primary role of the 20th Fighter Wing's F-16 Fighting Falcons is the suppression and destruction of enemy air defenses. During Operation Unified Protector (OUP), they supported NATO by protecting assets through finding and eliminating anything that could take out coalition aircraft.
A jet can't take off of the runway and still expect to take down the bad guys and come back safe without Airmen loading munitions, pumping fuel and tightening every bolt.
Fire rained down from the sky as the F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 20th Fighter Wing demolished the Libyan air defense systems, protecting NATOs air power and empowering the revolutionaries to topple a corrupt regime.
Turkey's center of aerospace, Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc. (TAI), has delivered the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) its first upgraded F-16 (#90617) as part of the Peace Drive II modernization program.
This week, the painters from the Air National Guard Paint Facility in Sioux City, Iowa rolled out the first of six F-16s from the Royal Netherlands Air Force that will be receiving a new paint job.
The Pakistani airforce received its first two MLU upgraded F-16s today at PAF Shahbaz airbase after the aircraft arrived back from the USA.
Jets from the 20th Fighter Wing provided a key role in taking a down corrupt regime during Operation Unified Protector.