F-16, F-22 and F-35 News
Nose snaps off an F-16 after sliding down a runway at Sioux Falls
An F-16C Block 40C (#88-0480) belonging to the 114th Fighter Wing of the South Dakota Air National Guard went off the runway at Sioux Falls on Wednesday afternoon, landing nose-down in the grass.
Viper takes back to the skies after 1130 days
After 1,130 days, an F-16 Viper with the tail number #88-0166 took to the skies again for a functional check flight on April 19, 2022.
ANG F-16 jet crashes in Louisiana; pilot safely ejects
An Oklahoma Air National Guard F-16 crashed in western Louisiana midday Wednesday. It went down in an uninhabited, wooded area of Beauregard Parish, near the Louisiana-Texas border south of Fort Polk.
F-16 Fleet Status
F-16 fleet - May 16, 2022
Fleet overview:
scrapped: 203
write-off: 617
preserved: 158
stored: 558
instructional: 115
on order: 129
active: 2889
Changes '21/'22:
Fleet adds: 129
Fleet drop: 110
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Today in F-16 history
16 May 1980
First production F-16A block 10 (#79-0289) is delivered to the USAF.
May 1996
Egypt orders 21 F-16s (Peace Vector V).
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Why did God invent women when airplanes were so much fun?
-- Unknown
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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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Callsign of the day

Callsign "Creampie"

Was watching a porn clip on his cellphone when taxiing and suddenly his ride got the external tank dropped on the ground, moving to hangar and caused a little explosion.
Sierra Hotel
Latest Viper Drivers to reach 1K - 6K flying hours:
6,000 Hours 6,000 Hrs

  Lt.Col. Mike "Brillo" Brill

| 466 FS | 421 FS  
5,000 Hours 5,000 Hrs

  Lt.Col. David "Grits" Gritsavage

| 134 FS | 134 FS | 125 FS  
4,000 Hours 4,000 Hrs
3,000 Hours 3,000 Hrs

  Wg.Cmd. Umer "Archer" Rasheed

11 sqn | 11 sqn  
2,000 Hours 2,000 Hrs
1,000 Hours 1,000 Hrs
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 SrA. Chase Duncan

 (added: 15 May 2022)
100 FS | 100 FS

 SSgt. Austin Willey

 (added: 6 May 2022)
8 FW | 79 FS

 MSgt. Jason Margolin

 (added: 19 Apr 2022)
23 FS | C-5 | KC-10

 SMSgt. Dong Wook Lee

 (added: 19 Jan 2008)
157 FS | 121 FS | 121 FS

 MSgt. Todd Cantrall

 (added: 13 Apr 2022)
68 FS | 80 FS | 21 FS | 62 FS | 35 FS | 56 FW | 309 FS
F-16 Unit
18 AGRS "Blue Foxes" (USAF PACAF)