F-16

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

Video shows Turkish Kaan 5+ Generation Multirole Fighter Aircraft maiden flight

Turkish Kaan National Combat Aircraft maiden flight Filmed on Feb. 21, 2024 the video in this post was releases by… Read More

1 week 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

‘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

1 month 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

The right airplane at the wrong time: Naval Aviator involved in the ATF program explains why US continues to upgrade and produce F-15, F-16 and F/A-18 but not the F-22

F-22 Raptor retirement As already reported, Speaking during the McAleese FY2022 Defense Programs Conference Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr., Air… Read More

1 month 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

2 months ago

Navy Pilot who took part in F-22, F-35 development tells why most of new US fighter jets have the control stick on the right instead of the middle

Control stick moved along the right side of the cockpit The F-16 Fighting Falcon is a compact, multi-role fighter aircraft.… Read More

2 months ago

US military pilots tell why an experienced fighter jock can’t fly a Cessna 172 without training

The Cessna 172 Skyhawk The Cessna 172 Skyhawk piston is the most popular single-engine aircraft ever built and has achieved… Read More

2 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

3 months 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

‘The F-22 Raptor is the only jet that manufacturers teams watch fly at air shows,’ Lockheed Martin Flightline Quality Assurance Manager says

The F-22 Raptor at air shows The F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team performs precision aerial maneuvers at air shows across the… 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