F-16 Viper

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

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

4 days 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

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

1 month ago

First European F-16 Training Center inaugurated in Romania. The hub will train Ukrainian Viper pilots too.

The first European F-16 Training Center The first European F-16 Training Center was inaugurated on Monday, Nov. 13, at the… Read More

4 months ago

USAF F-16 Viper driver explains why flying fast and low is one of the better perks of being a Fighter Pilot

Low flying military training Low flying military training involves military aircraft flying at low altitude to prepare their aircrew, and… Read More

4 months ago

163rd Fighter Squadron Blacksnakes receives First F-16 Vipers after A-10C divestment

Last 163rd Fighter Squadron A-10C The end of August 2023, a final sendoff of IN coded A-10C, with serial number… Read More

4 months ago

US State Department clears the transfer of 38 F-16 Viper fighter jets from Denmark to Argentina

Transfer of 38 F-16 Vipers to Argentina cleared The US State Department has cleared the transfer of F-16 fighter jets… Read More

5 months ago

USAF F-16 shoots down armed Turkish drone over Syria in what is believed to be the first time the US has shot down a NATO ally’s aircraft

USAF F-16 shoots down armed Turkish drone over Syria According to US officials, on Oct. 5, 2023 a US Air… Read More

5 months ago

TOPGUN F-16A recovered after runway excursion at NAS Lemoore

TOPGUN F-16 runway excursion A US Navy F-16A departed the runway at NAS Lemoore during a routine training mission last… Read More

5 months ago

Successful flight of the first Slovakian F-16 Block 70 fighter jet

First Slovakian F-16 Block 70 Lockheed Martin announced the successful flight of the first Slovakian F-16 Block 70. The flight… Read More

5 months ago

Vietnam could buy the F-16 Block 70/72, the newest and most advanced Viper production configuration

Vietnam could buy the F-16 Block 70/72 In a deal that could irk China and sideline Russia, the Biden administration… Read More

5 months ago

US Navy Operations Specialist explains why despite the Ukraine F-16 delivery delay the Viper will turn things for the better in Kyiv’s favor

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

6 months ago

First Slovak Viper unveiled: the Slovak Air Force will be the first European country to receive the F-16 Block 70, the most capable version of the Fighting Falcon

First Slovak F-16 The first F-16 Block 70 aircraft for the Slovak Republic was unveiled at Lockheed Martin’s facility in… Read More

6 months ago

Lockheed Martin to establish European F-16 Training Center in Romania to train Ukrainian Viper pilots (and F-16 drivers from other regional operators)

European F-16 Training Center Lockheed Martin and the governments of Romania and the Netherlands have announced a Letter of Intent… Read More

6 months ago