In the early afternoon of Dec. 11, three Polish F-16C aircraft landed at Krzesiny Air Base near Poznan, breaking through the clouds on final approach.
In January 1979, the first operational F-16 Fighting Falcon was delivered to Hill Air Force Base, Utah. Nearly 30 years later to the day, a pilot from Luke AFB has amassed 4,000 hours flying this workhorse of the air.
The US Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, also known as the Thunderbirds has released the schedule for their 2009 show season. Next years starts with a Super Bowl fly-over and includes a Pacific tour.
Michigan Air National Guard's 107th Fighter Squadron flew its last F-16 sortie yesterday afternoon as the unit prepares to transition to the A-10 aircraft and mission.
After a 17 year absence, the USAF Thunderbirds will once again fly over the skies of Homestead, Fla. The world famous jet fighter acrobatic team will headline the "Wing's Over Homestead" Air Show, Nov. 7-8, 2009, at Homestead ARB.
After spending nearly 200 days on the road in 2008, Air Combat Command's West Coast F-16 Demonstration Team, known as Viper West, is shifting gears to prepare for next year's season with a new pilot and maintainers.
Approximately 45 personnel and an undisclosed number of F-16s departed from the 148th Fighter Wing early Wednesday morning.
JASDF members at Komatsu AB, Japan, are hosting more than 80 Misawa Airmen through the week during a JASDF and U.S. air-to-air training event that will increase operational readiness and bilateral interoperability for both forces and foster the U.S.-Japan alliance.
Thirteen F-16 Fighting Falcons from 555th Fighter Squadron and approximately 250 Airmen from Aviano Air Base, Italy, returned home Nov. 24 after taking part in the Nickel Javelin 2008 exercise in Bulgaria.
Wolf Pack aircrews regularly train alongside their Korean counterparts at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea; the partnership is a two-way one as Airmen also fly training sorties out of Republic of Korea Air Force bases.
The Standard Examiner reports, Ogden Air Logistics Center delivered the final two, specially-modified Block 52 F-16s to the USAF Demonstration Squadron, on Monday during a ceremony on the base's flightline.
Vermont ANG's oldest F-16C #83-1165 'Lethal Lady' flew her final mission Friday afternoon. The 25-year-old fighter jet is a national record holder having clocked more than 7,200 flying hours in both peace time and combat missions.
The Pentagon says the 148th Fighter Wing, the Minnesota Air National Guard at Duluth IAP and their 179th Fighter Squadron "Bulldogs" will keep flying for at least another 10 years.
Six F-16s and two C-130 Hercules from Venezuelan airforce are at Natal AB, Brazil to take part in the forth bi-annual Southern Cross (Cruzex IV) joint military exercises.
A fighter pilot can only chase his friends around for so long until he craves a higher level of training.