Royal Danish Air Force F-16s have taken over the Baltic Air-policing mission from the USAF's 493rd FS after a handover ceremony at the Lithuanian Air Force Aviation Base in Siauliai on January 4th.
An F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot with the 14th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron at Joint Base Balad got a special present on Christmas Day: a brand-new set of captain's bars. And he got to celebrate it at 14,000 feet.
High above Iraq, Air National Guard F-16 Fighting Falcons fly over suspected terrorist areas, taking high-resolution images with a sophisticated photographic system contained inside a Theater Airborne Reconnaissance System -- or TARS -- pod.
Lockheed Martin completed a successful first flight of the F-16 Advanced Block 52+ variant for Greece on December 5th.
The Air Force took "appropriate administrative disciplinary action" against a Spangdahlem-based fighter pilot who violated Germany flight regulations and reportedly spooked residents of a town near the base.
Ten years ago, Iraqi air force Brig. Gen. Ali al-Aaragy was flying Mirage fighters for his country's air force. This week, he was flying in a 63rd Fighter Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon.
The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) and the Indian Air Force (IAF) conducted the Joint Military Training (JMT) 2008 exercise at Kalaikunda Air Force Station, India, from 24 Nov to 17 Dec.
Poland received the final three F-16's (#4040, #4074 & #4075) on December 11th, from the forty eight it purchased under the Peace Sky agreement signed in April 2003.
In October, members of the 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard, returned to Jordan as judges for the third annual Falcon Air Meet hosted by the Royal Jordanian Air Force.
Col Terry Virts Jr., 41, a former F-16 pilot has been named by NASA as the pilot of space shuttle Endeavour on flight STS-130 next December to the International Space Station.
The Viper East demo team comes to the end of a great season, but practices continue as they prepare for next year's demanding schedule beginning in March 2009.
There have been many articles touting the benefits to the Air Force of Lean initiatives and Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century, or AFSO 21.
Luke Air Force Base received its last two F-16 Fighting Falcons from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, Nov. 6 after being upgraded under the Common Configuration Implementation Program.
The 31st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron proved they were not only the premiere maintenance squadron in the Air Force, but also in the Department of Defense, winning one of the six 2008 Secretary of Defense Field-level Maintenance Awards.
The third of about five hungry F-16s has just marshaled into the hanger and the profound and familiar smell of jet fuel encompasses the flightline air.