F-16, F-22 and F-35 News
Lockheed Martin awarded F-16 Depot Sustainment Program
The U.S. Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin a $900 million contract to provide sustainment support and depot-overflow services for F-16 aircraft.
Guard F-16 crashes in Wisconsin
A Wisconsin Air National Guard F-16 crashed in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula Tuesday night, unfortunately the pilot did not survive.
Luke pilot reaches a rare milestone, surpasses 3k flying hours in F-16
As of November 23, 2020, only 295 pilots worldwide could claim to have surpassed three thousand flying hours in the F-16 Fighting Falcon. That number is now 296.
F-16 Fleet Status
F-16 fleet - Jan 25, 2021
Fleet overview:
scrapped: 152
write-off: 617
preserved: 153
stored: 610
instructional: 107
on order: 1
active: 2916
Changes '19/'20:
Fleet adds: 0
Fleet drop: 22
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Today in F-16 history
25 Jan 1982
Egyptian Air Force accepts first F-16 from Peace Vector I order.
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25 Jan 1991
Bahraini F-16s fly their first mission in Operation Desert Storm, and begin offensive operations on the following days.
25 Jan 1991
Egyptian Air Force acepts first F-16 from Peace Vector III order.
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Quote of the Day
Maybe it's sex appeal, but there's something about an airplane that drives investors crazy...
-- Alfred Kahn, the 'father of airline deregulation'
F-16 Hall of Fame
First USAF F-16
USAF #80001
F-16A Block 1
This F-16 was the first to roll off the General Dynamics production line at Fort Worth, TX. It was delivered to the USAF in August of 1978 and thus became the very first production F-16 to be delivered worldwide. Initial deliveries went to the 388th TFW at Hill AFB, where initial pilot training on the type was performed.
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F-16 Forum
USAF is heavily considering new F-16s!h-bomb
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Croatia begins evaluating new fightershythelday
Fuel Flow Questionsprstdlyscott...
F-16 drops CSDBs in test flightbasher54321
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F-22 and F-35 Forum
Roper Hints NGAD Could Replace F-35; Why...KamenRiderBlade
AF pitches buying F-16s because of F-35 ...madrat
Finnish DefMin Interest in F-35s NOT Gri...hythelday
S-400 and F-35tequilashooter
India and the F-35?spazsinbad
LRASM sensor production 2017eloise
Inside the F-35s cockpitquicksilver
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Military Aviation Forum
Su-57 Felonmixelflick
Chuck Yeager diesspazsinbad
A-4 Skyhawk vs Mirage IIIf-16adf
Comparison by Spurtssprstdlyscott...
Fighter jets with vector thurst not wort...Gamera
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From C-130.net
Lockheed C-130H Hercules Royal Jordanian...muc-spotter
Flight Director (FD) Flag on Co-Pilot PF...munirabbasi
NOW HIRING A&P, structures and avion...tgrecruiting
Chilean Air Force C-130 crash in Drake P...6bev
C-130B model Right Landing Retraction Ti...munirabbasi
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Callsign "Hangstart"

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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
2014-01-04

  Lt.Col. Robert "T. Rex" Carpenter , Jr

| 162 FW | 148 FS | 1 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

 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

 SMSgt. Dong Wook Lee

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

 SrA. Jeff Kasaras

 (added: 14 May 2008)
23 FS | 35 FS | 307 FS | 309 FS | C-5

 MSgt. Lynn Schneiderman

 (added: 3 Apr 2017)
10 TFS | 314 FS | 8 FS

 TSgt. Erich Adams

 (added: 28 Dec 2020)
347 FW | 36 FS | 21 FS | 36 FS | 416 FLTS | 51 FW | 510 FS | 522 FS
F-16 Unit
480 FS "Warhawks" (USAFE)