F-16, F-22 and F-35 News
Marine Corps F-35A damaged after emergency landing at Okinawa
A Marine Corps stealth fighter was damaged Thursday following a precautionary landing at an Okinawa air base.
First new-built block 70 F-16 for Bahrain rolled out at Greenville
On November 21st, 2022 the first new-built block 70 F-16 destined for Bahrain has left the factory at Greenville.
South Korean Air Force KF-16C crashes west of Wonju after an engine failure
A South Korean KF-16C crashed due to an engine issue during a flight mission on Sunday. The pilot managed to safely eject.
F-16 Fleet Status
F-16 fleet - Dec 7, 2022
Fleet overview:
scrapped: 203
write-off: 619
preserved: 156
stored: 581
instructional: 118
on order: 136
active: 2864
Changes '21/'22:
Fleet adds: 129
Fleet drop: 151
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Today in F-16 history
7 Dec 1989
2,500th worldwide F-16 is delivered.
Quote of the Day
I learned the discipline of flying in order to have the freedom of flight....Discipline prevents crashes.
-- Captain John Cook, British Airways, Concorde Pilot
F-16 Hall of Fame
Dorsal Spine
NASA #75750
NF-16A
In 1982 the 6th Full-Scale Development (FSD) aircraft was modified as Advanced Fighter Technology Integration (AFTI) testbed, which included the canards from the YF-16 CCV and a dorsal spine. The dorsal spine would eventually make it to some production model F-16s. First program was the Digital Flight Control System (DFCS) in which a total of 108 flights were executed untill July of 1983.
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Callsign of the day

Callsign "Cack"

I was an angry man as an A1C and my counterpart had the name "Balls" so I became Cack because you can't say C@ck in todays Air Force
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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
2022-07-08
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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 SSgt. Franklin Goh

 (added: 16 Oct 2022)
425 FS | 425 FS

 SSgt. Jordan Rodgers

 (added: 22 Oct 2020)
79 FS | 79 FS | 79 FS | 79 FS | 555 FS

 SSgt. Andrew Moore

 (added: 24 Sep 2022)
36 FS

 MSgt. Michael DeGroat

 (added: 7 Sep 2022)
77 FS

 SSgt. Bryce Chipley

 (added: 30 Aug 2022)
309 FS
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123 FS (RoKAF)