F-16, F-22 and F-35 News
Yes, it's gold! Iowa ANG gold F-16 remake celebrates ANG history
With the popularity of this summer's blockbuster fighter jet film featuring an awesome F-14 Tomcat, 2022 is shaping up to be the year to celebrate the 4th generation fighter jet.
Romanian government approves buy of 32 F-16s from Norway for 454 mln euro
The Romanian government has approved the purchase of 32 F-16s from Norway for €454 million. The purchase will allow the country to retire Soviet-era MiG-21 fighter jets from service.
Taiwanese F-16 makes emergency landing in Hawaii
A Republic of China Air Force F-16 on its way from Arizona to Taiwan made an emergency landing in Hawaii due to a front landing gear malfunction.
F-16 Fleet Status
F-16 fleet - Jul 5, 2022
Fleet overview:
scrapped: 203
write-off: 617
preserved: 157
stored: 562
instructional: 116
on order: 129
active: 2885
Changes '21/'22:
Fleet adds: 129
Fleet drop: 124
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Today in F-16 history
5 Jul 1991
U.S. Air Force awards contract to begin MLU full-scale development effort.
Quote of the Day
There are four ways to fly: the right way, the wrong way, the company way and the captain's way. Only one counts.
-- Unknown
F-16 Hall of Fame
First General Electric powered F-16
USAF #75745
F-16A
Modified as F-16/101 with a General Electric F101 engine and first flight with this engine was on May 29th, 1981. This engine later led to the GE F110 engine installed from block 30 onwards.
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F-22 and F-35 Forum
South Korea resets Fighter Jet biddingspazsinbad
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Military Aviation Forum
South Korean KF-21 nearing first flight.jessmo112
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Callsign of the day

Callsign "Crispy"

Given the name by the WEPTAC folks at Nellis AFB. My name is Chris P...
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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
2021-09-21

  Lt.Col. David "Grits" Gritsavage

| 134 FS | 134 FS | 125 FS  
4,000 Hours 4,000 Hrs
2021-09-23
3,000 Hours 3,000 Hrs
2021-00-00

  Wg.Cmd. Umer "Archer" Rasheed

11 sqn | 11 sqn  
2,000 Hours 2,000 Hrs
2020-02-27
1,000 Hours 1,000 Hrs
2022-01-26
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Crew Chief Profiles

 Col. Dennis Knight

 (added: 31 Oct 2008)
480 FS | F-117 | KC-135 | C-5

 MSgt. Frank Quijano

 (added: 3 Jul 2022)
F-117 | F-22

 SSgt. Ricky Samilton

 (added: 20 Sep 2010)
13 FS | 46 TW | 36 FS | C-130 | 18 sqn | F-35 | 3 sqn | 331 skv | 57 FW | 82 ATRS

 SSgt. Dean Collins

 (added: 11 Oct 2010)
33 FS

 Cpl. 1st Clss Bert de Groot

 (added: 8 Jun 2022)
313 sqn
F-16 Unit
Tayeset 115 "The Flying Dragon (Ha' Drakon Ha' Meofeef)" (IDFAF)