A vehicle convoy on its way to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, comes under attack; immediately the convoy commander calls for an air strike. Once the F-16 fighter jet crew chiefs get the word, they know exactly what to do and rush to the airfield to prepare F-16s for launch to assist the troops on the ground.
The second flight of four from a total batch of nine F-16 fighters were delivered to Jordan today (with the first flight leaving last Wednesday) from Kleine Brogel airbase.
Several Air National Guard F-16 Fighting Falcons landed in Ukraine over the weekend for a U.S. European Command sponsored, aerial military-to-military exchange event called SAFE SKIES 2011.
Four members of the 162nd Fighter Wing flew with the largest number of F-16 flying hours ever flown in a four-ship formation - a total of 14,834.3 - in 4th of July flybys this year.
A pilot at Luke Air Force Base reached a feat that only 30 other F-16 pilots have accomplished throughout their careers.
In July, the Kingdom of Morocco, a strategic partner for U.S. forces in North Africa, will become the 25th country to own and operate F-16 Fighting Falcons. The pilots tapped to fly them are scheduled to finish training in time to bring them home, July 30.
In 1985 Robert D. Whitehouse joined the Air Force as a cadet at the Air Force Academy because of patriotism and a call to public service, with the dream of becoming a pilot.
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) notified Congress May 24 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of the United Arab Emirates for support and maintenance of F-16 aircraft and associated equipment worth an estimated $100 million.
Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) and Lockheed Martin unveiled the first of 30 new Turkish-built F-16s in ceremonies today at TAI's facility near Ankara.
The 20th Fighter Wing turned over responsibility for the air sovereignty alert mission to the 169th Fighter Wing at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C., May 6.
An Air Force Reserve pilot assigned to Tucson International Airport became the fourth person to rack up 5,000 flying hours in F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft during a flight on Monday, May 9.
Pilots from the 8th Fighter Wing are gaining invaluable combat experience while participating in RED FLAG-Alaska now through May 14.
Four months after starting up an F-16 pilot training program at the 162nd Fighter Wing, the Royal Netherlands Air Force is graduating new pilots and showing the international media how it's done.
Approximately 200 Airmen from the 79th Fighter Squadron "Tigers" returned Friday from a two-week Green Flag exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.
The 178th Fighter Wing has been tasked with upgrading all 160 of the Air National Guard's F-16 Fighting Falcon Block 30 radios.