F-16 Fighting Falcon

US Navy Operations Specialist explains why Ukrainian F-16s will most probably win BVR engagements against Russian Su-35s

US Navy Operations Specialist explains why Ukrainian F-16s will most probably win BVR engagements against Russian Su-35s

Ukrainian F-16s Vs Russian Su-35s American-made F-16 fighters will arrive in Ukraine this summer: in fact as already reported, the… Read More

9 hours ago

Louis Gossett Jr., aka Colonel Charles ‘Chappy’ Sinclair who helped Doug Masters to rescue his father in Iron Eagle, passed away

Louis Gossett Jr. passed away Louis Gossett Jr., who won a supporting actor Oscar for playing the hard-as-nails drill instructor… Read More

5 days ago

Viper Fanboy who Became Warthog pilot tells why he would never trade its A-10 for an F-16

The F-16 The combat-proven F-16 has proven itself as the world’s most capable 4th generation multi-role fighter, serving as the workhorse of… Read More

5 days ago

US Navy Operations Specialist explains why although F-16s were relevant for Ukraine in 2023, Ukrainian Air Force still needs them in 2024

F-16s due to arrive in Ukraine this summer are “no longer relevant” American-made F-16s due to arrive in Ukraine this… Read More

1 week ago

Argentina signs letter of intent to buy 24 F-16 fighter jets from Denmark

Argentina signs letter of intent on the possible sale of 24 Danish F-16 fighter jets On Mar. 26, 2024 in… Read More

2 weeks ago

17 years after a USAF F-15 crashed due to cracks in the jet’s longeron the same issue appeared on 90 F-16 fighters across the entire service inventory

Cracks in canopy sill longeron appeared on 90 USAF F-16 fighters The Colorado Air National Guard’s 140th Maintenance Group (MXG)… Read More

3 weeks ago

USAF chief loadmaster recalls the Green Ramp Disaster: the sad story of when an F-16 collided with a C-130 over Green Ramp and then crashed into a parked C-141

The C-141 Starlifter The C-141 Starlifter was the US Air Force’s first major jet aircraft designed to meet military standards… Read More

3 weeks ago

Starting the engine on an F-16 Viper is different from most other jet aircraft. Here’s why.

The F-16 The combat-proven F-16 has proven itself as the world’s most capable 4th generation multi-role fighter, serving as the workhorse of… Read More

2 months ago

Rather than move up the ranking ladder, he just wanted to fly: The story of World’s high-time F-16 pilot

The F-16 Fighting Falcon Sleek, futuristic and deadly – the General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon was born from the crucible… Read More

2 months ago

Ukrainian F-16s Vs Russian Su-35s: why Vipers with AN/APG-83 AESA radar may hold the advantage in the long-range against Flanker-Es

F-16s for Ukraine As already reported, the US will allow its Western allies to supply Ukraine with advanced fighter jets, including American-made… Read More

2 months ago

‘I was 59. My squadron commander was 39.’ Leading jet ace Giora Even-Epstein recalls being the eldest Israeli F-16 pilot

Giora Even- Epstein, the leading jet ace Affable and enthusiastic, Giora Even- Epstein gained the nickname ‘Hawkeye’ because of his… Read More

3 months ago

HUD Video shows Badass F-16 Pilot dodging 6 Iraqi SAMs (without chaff or flares!) over Baghdad during Operation Desert Storm

F-16 dodging 6 Iraqi SAMs Taken during the Package Q air strike into Baghdad on Jan. 19, 1991 the famous… Read More

3 months ago

More than 40 F-16s to converge on Edwards AFB to celebrate the F-16 “First Flight” 50th Anniversary

F-16 “First Flight” 50th Anniversary On Jan. 25, 2024, Edwards Air Force Base (AFB) will roar with excitement as it… Read More

3 months ago

The Argentine Air Force wanted to buy F/A-18s or F-16s to replace its A-4 fleet instead had to purchase former USMC Skyhawks and upgrading them to the A-4AR standard

The A-4 Skyhawk The Douglas A-4 Skyhawk is a single seat subsonic carrier-capable attack aircraft developed for the United States… Read More

3 months ago

Here’s how this Viper pilot scored both the First US F-16 Kill and the First Kill for the AIM-120 AMRAAM

Operation Southern Watch On Aug.26, 1992, US President George H. W. Bush announced a no-fly zone over southern Iraq in… Read More

4 months ago

An Omega KDC-10 is the first commercial tanker to refuel USAF fighters

The first commercial tanker to refuel USAF fighters The US Air Force (USAF) is shifting the way it builds and… Read More

5 months ago