Flying at more than 1,200 mph, F-16 pilots rely on Avionics to keep their jets going. The Avionics Intermediate Sections is responsible for the maintenance on all avionic components of Aviano's Fighting Falcons.
Although the F-16 has been exported worldwide for 35 years now it can only be refueled in air by the handful of air forces that fly boom-equipped tankers.
Maintainers are towing F-16 Fighting Falcons out of retirement from the "boneyard" on July 29 and preparing them to become the Air Force's newest platform for target training.
The Secretary of the Air Force and Chief of Staff of the Air Force announced today the transition of Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. to the F-16 training mission. The Air Force determined that Holloman has the capacity to accept two F-16 training squadrons.
Five members of the Uruguay air force visited July 26-28 and received briefings and orientation flights with the 93rd Fighter Squadron.
The F-16 Fighting Falcon has been a part of the USAF for more than 30 years now and has continued to provide support to the nation since then, but while its mission is to provide multi-role support for the United States and allied nations, its mission varies from each of its locations.
For 15 years, Capt. Ryan Riley, 35th Fighter Squadron instructor pilot, has been living his childhood dreams of aviation, one step at a time.
As he flies a combat air patrol over the cities of Medina Wasl and Medina Jabal, Capt. James Russell pushes up the throttle on his F-16.
A team of 10 members from the 56th Component Maintenance Squadron, 756th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, and 56th Maintenance Group came together last week to improve the process of repairing the jet engines that power Luke's F-16 Fighting Falcon fleet.
The versions of the F-16 being delivered to customers now are the most advanced 4th Generation multi-role fighter aircraft currently available on the international market and are building on the F-16's reputation for effectiveness and value, the Lockheed Martin director of business development for the program said today.
On their way to the U.S. for the first time to sharpen their close-air-support skills, six F-16 fighter jets from Pakistan and their crew members took a quick stop at Lajes Field July 14-15 before heading to Red Flag at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.
The Iraqi government has signed an agreement with the U.S. government to train 10 Iraqi pilots. The agreement follows a request submitted by Iraq last March to purchase 18 F-16 Block 52s, for which congressional approval is pending.
Paul Miller has one of the world's coolest party toys: a flight simulator that is pretty much an exact replica of an F-16 fighter jet cockpit. And for a small fee -- well, $500 -- he'll bring it to your event and let the guests play Top Gun.
Bulgaria’s Defense Minister Anyu Angelov had a meeting with US Air Force Secretary Michael Donley in Washington, DC during which they discussed the possibility that Bulgaria would buy second-hand F-16s from the United States.
The F-16 "Viper" located at Gate 2 Arnold AFB was dedicated Saturday in a private ceremony in honor of Maj. Gen. Winfield Scott Harpe.