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.
Four F-16 Fighting Falcon pilots were awarded the Mackay Trophy at the National Aeronautic Association Fall Awards Banquet in the nation's capital November 3.
As two Edwards F-16 Fighting Falcons took off from the new base runway Oct. 31 at about 10.45h, this marked the runway's first operational use.
Six Pakistani F-16s have deployed to Konya, Turkey to participate at Anatolian Eagle, a bilateral air exercise similar to Red Flag, starting November 3rd till the 14th.
An F-16 fighter pilot at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, has been grounded after he reportedly flew well below authorized altitudes and spooked some residents around Nattenheim.
Air Combat Command hosted combat teams virtually from across the Air Force for the first-ever Distributed Mission Operations Turkey Shoot Sept. 22-26.
The Dutch ministry of defense has tightened security at military bases in the Netherlands following an undercover TV program which exposed shortcomings in security at the bases.
According to The Times of India, Pakistani F-16s have been invited to participate in the world famous Red Flag exercise held at Nellis AFB.
Chile is interested in purchasing another batch of refurbished F-16s from The Netherlands, according to Defense officials.
Equivalent to 125 days spent strapped into a seat of an F-16 Fighting Falcon is the flying of 3,000 hours -- a milestone one pilot surpassed at Luke on September 22nd.
An F-16 Fighting Falcon with more than 2,900 flying hours made the first part of its final journey Oct. 2 when three posts attached to its shell were cut, two cranes helped offset its weight, and the F-16 was gently lowered to a position where wheeled jacks and landing gear could be attached.
Four Polish Air Force F-16s are due to fly to Denmark on Monday 6th October for their first foreign Squadron Exchange exercise.