F-16, F-22 and F-35 News
Dutch F-16 pilot trains with Gamblers at PSAB
Maj. Scherders, Royal Netherlands Air Force weapons instructor pilot, has flown the F-16 Fighting Falcon for 12 years, a career in which he was heavily integrated with the U.S. Air Force. Currently, he's a weapons instructor at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, training the next generation of USAF instructor pilots and flight leads through the Foreign Exchange Officer (FEO) program.
Hill AFB pilots take on Red Flag’s ‘impossible to replicate’ scenarios with F-35A
Hill Airmen recently returned from Red Flag 21-1, a large-scale, highly-complex Air Combat Command exercise in the Nevada desert.
Jordan to acquire $60M F-16 Air Combat Training Center
The U.S. State Department has approved a Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Jordan of an F-16 Air Combat Training Center and related equipment for an estimated cost of $60 million.
F-16 Fleet Status
F-16 fleet - Mar 3, 2021
Fleet overview:
scrapped: 152
write-off: 617
preserved: 155
stored: 576
instructional: 108
on order: 130
active: 2939
Changes '20/'21:
Fleet adds: 129
Fleet drop: 28
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See you in my hud!
-- Fredje
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F-16I Sufa / Storm
IDFAF #401
F-16D Block 52
The first new F-16I 'Sufa' (Storm) for the Israeli Air Force. The F-16I features a dorsal spine, CFTs, and distributed RWR's, along with improved avionics. This aircraft is armed with AMRAAM's, Python 4, and LGB's - the gun is covered with a panel. It's also equipped with two 600gal drop tanks and LANTIRN pods.
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F-16 vs. MiG-21-93/97 "Bison"basher54321
Clean sheet F-16 replacement?jessmo112
4 HARMS on Block 50 Testing at Eglin AFBbasher54321
High Altitude level flight - how high F-...Gums
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F-22 and F-35 Forum
Roper Hints NGAD Could Replace F-35; Why...ricnunes
F-35 - The Italian Perspectivespazsinbad
F-35A versus Saab Gripen NGricnunes
Block 4 avionics costdoge
JASDF may be in the market for more F-35...doge
Denmark reconsidering JSF?doge
Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS)doge
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Military Aviation Forum
Indonesia interested in 48 Rafale, 4 Sco...milosh
F-15EXjetblast16
J58 SR-71 Engine Test Cellf119doctor
Modifications Thunderbirds and Blue Ange...spazsinbad
Loyal Wingmanmadrat
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From C-130.net
FS 196 bulkhead repairrodgersjb
RCAF C-130 #130313 questionchristhebaker
RCAF RAAF C-130E/H CPI installationherkrigger
Lockheed C-130H Hercules Royal Jordanian...muc-spotter
Flight Director (FD) Flag on Co-Pilot PF...munirabbasi
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Callsign of the day

Callsign "SpatialD"

Last name is Dee, this call sign has nothing to do with a swirling dogfight flown out of the MOA after orientation came into question.
Sierra Hotel
Latest Viper Drivers to reach 1K - 6K flying hours:
6,000 Hours 6,000 Hrs
2008-05-02

  Lt.Col. Mike "Brillo" Brill

| 466 FS | 421 FS  
5,000 Hours 5,000 Hrs
2021-03-05

  Cdt. Steven "Vrieske" De Vries

23 sqn | 31 sqn | 31 sqn | 31 sqn | 31 sqn  
4,000 Hours 4,000 Hrs
2019-01-16

  Col. Bradley "Divot" Jackson

| 179 FS | 179 FS  
3,000 Hours 3,000 Hrs
2020-11-24

  Maj. Sean "Double" Rassas

| 69 FS | 944 FW  
2,000 Hours 2,000 Hrs
2020-02-27
1,000 Hours 1,000 Hrs
2019-10-25
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Crew Chief Profiles

 SSgt. Jacob Densten

 (added: 20 Feb 2021)
79 FS

 Sgt. Fu Bo Ting

 (added: 14 Feb 2021)
27 TFG | 27 TFG

 SSgt. Stephen Slayton

 (added: 13 Dec 2019)
16 WPS | 16 WPS | 16 WPS | 8 FW

 MSgt. Kyle Doudy

 (added: 24 Apr 2008)
61 FS | 61 FS | 61 FS | 80 FS | 308 FS | 308 FS | C-17 | C-17

 TSgt. Neal Dozier

 (added: 23 Mar 2011)
522 FS | 522 FS | 522 FS | 522 FS | 522 FS | 16 WPS | 35 FS | 23 FS | 480 FS
F-16 Unit
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