Tag: F-16 Fighting Falcon

31st Fighter Wing F-16s Conduct Joint Training with Bulgarian Air Force MiG-29s
31st Fighter Wing F-16s deployed to Graf Ignatievo Air Base, Bulgaria to conduct “hot pit” refueling and participate in the bilateral training exercise, Rapid Buzzard, with Bulgarian Air Force MiG-29s. U.S. Air Force Airmen and F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to the 31st Fighter Wing executed a rapid deployment to Graf Ignatievo Air Base,...
Spangdahlem F-16 Crashes, Pilots Ejects Safely
The F-16 crashed at about 3 p.m. near Zemmer, western Germany, during a routine training sortie. On Oct. 8, 2019 a U.S. Air Force (USAF) F-16 Fighting Falcon crashed at about 3 p.m. near Zemmer, western Germany, during a routine training sortie. According to the service news release, the pilot...
Turks Call the F-16 “Junk” After Watching this Video of the Su-35 Demonstration at Technofest 2019
Turks seem to consider the Su-35 way better than the F-16 already in service with the Turkish Air Force. Filmed on Sep. 14, 2019 the video in this post feature the incredible Su-35 demonstration at Technofest 2019 techno festival in Istanbul, Turkey. As reported the Russian Air and Space...
However both crew members of the F-16BM are believed to have survived and a rescue operation is under way for the trapped man. A Belgian Air Fore (BAF) F-16BM Fighting Falcon (according to Scramble Magazine most probably FB18, msn 6J-18, of 10w) crashed this morning near Lorient (France), Pluvigner, Morbihan to be...
Burlington City Council doesn’t want a Nuclear Capable F-35 at Local Airport
The Vermont National Guard, the first guard unit in the country to be assigned the F-35 stealth fighters, is due to take delivery of the first aircraft this month. Burlington City Council, Vermont, has voted to oppose the basing of nuclear delivery systems at the Burlington International Airport in advance of the expected...
Turkish fighters harass Greek Prime Minister Chinook helicopter
Turkey has been stockpiling parts for F-16s and other military equipment in anticipation of a U.S. sanction for acquiring the Russian S-400 air defense system. A Bloomberg report says Turkey has been stockpiling parts for F-16s and other military equipment in anticipation of a U.S. sanction for acquiring the Russian S-400 air defense...
“BOB” is the first Block-50 F-16 in entire USAF inventory to reach the 10,000 Flight Hours Mark
“I would say BOB has the most personality on the flightline. BOB will throw a fit every TDY. He doesn’t like going, but when he’s in the air, he is the show horse and a real champ,” Capt. Kayla Pipe, 14th Aircraft Maintenance Unit officer in charge. One of Misawa Air Base’s most...
Check out these exclusive photos of the RDAF F-16AM adorned to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the Danish flag
On Jun. 15, 2019 F-16AM E-191 made a roundtrip over Denmark to celebrate 800 years of Dannebrog (the Danish national flag). On Jun. 15, 2019, a Kongelige Danske Flyvevåben (KDF, Royal Danish Air Force, RDAF) F-16AM made a roundtrip over Denmark to celebrate 800 years of Dannebrog (the Danish national flag). For this...
That time a KC-135 Crew saved an F-16 Pilot from ejecting over ISIS Territory
After the F-16 disconnected a second time, the pilot went through his checklists and told the crew he had a fuel system emergency. Over 80 percent of his total fuel capability was trapped and unusable… A KC-135 Stratotanker crew from McConnell Air Force Base (AFB) saved an F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot from...
F-16 Ghost performs first flight
Ghost paint scheme was chosen by a poll held by Brig. Gen. Robert Novotny, 57th Wing commander, on his social media account to add a new look to the 64th Aggressor Squadron (AGRS) An F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jet made its initial flight after receiving the first U.S. Air Force Ghost paint scheme,...

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