F-16, F-22 and F-35 News
Belgian F-16 makes emergency landing in Ostend after lightning strike
After being hit by a bolt of lightning, Belgian F-16 (#FB-20) from 31 sqn made a successful emergency landing at Ostend-Bruges airport on Wednesday afternoon.
Top Aces wins contract to train USAF with F-16 Advanced Aggressor Fighter fleet
Top Aces Corp. the world's only commercial owner/operator of F-16 fighter aircraft, today announced that it was selected under the USAF Combat Air Force Contracted Air Support program to provide advanced adversary air training to pilots at Eglin and Luke AFBs.
US approves F-16 equipment for Pakistan
The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Pakistan of F-16 Case for Sustainment and related equipment for an estimated cost of $450 million.
F-16 Fleet Status
F-16 fleet - Sep 27, 2022
Fleet overview:
scrapped: 203
write-off: 618
preserved: 156
stored: 560
instructional: 118
on order: 137
active: 2884
Changes '21/'22:
Fleet adds: 129
Fleet drop: 128
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Today in F-16 history
27 Sep 1991
Last of 160 BAF F-16s, #FA-136, rolls off the SABCA production line.
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A busy person has time for what he takes time for. If flying is important to YOU, YOU will find a way to accomplish it. If it is not that important to YOU, there is no reason to attempt to fool yourself or anyone else about what is important to you.
-- Jer/ Eberhard
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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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Block 40 IFF and SEADBoman
309th FS Block 25's retirement ceremonyf119doctor
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F-22 and F-35 Forum
QUICKSINK [video features the F-35A]spazsinbad
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J-20 versus F-35ricnunes
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Military Aviation Forum
Russia-Ukraine War 2022ricnunes
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South Korean KF-21 nearing first flight.milosh
Aerospace Picture of the Dayzhangmdev
Usaf wants 12 more squadrons of fighters...madrat
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From C-130.net
Rolls Royce and the C-130edpop
C-130 Lifting and shipmentjack58
In memory of the C-130 crash in Senja, N...c130kcf
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Callsign of the day

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USAF Captain I met at Camp Red Cloud, around 1997. Last name was Tam.
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
2021-09-21

  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. Andrew Moore

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36 FS

 MSgt. Michael DeGroat

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77 FS

 SSgt. Bryce Chipley

 (added: 30 Aug 2022)
309 FS

 A1C. Daniel Kane

 (added: 29 Jul 2022)
510 FS

 A1C. Stukey Maguire

 (added: 17 Jul 2022)
56 FW
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