The day a Russian Air Force Su-24 attack aircraft was shot down by a Turkish F-16C fighter jet

The day a Russian Air Force Su-24 attack aircraft was shot down by a Turkish F-16C fighter jet

Russian military capabilities and intentions – in Syria and beyond In 2015, the government of the Russian Federation embarked its… Read More

6 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

7 months ago

The story behind the Wolf Pack F-16 sporting a special tail flash honoring Robin Olds’ F-4C Phantom II

F-16 honoring Robin Olds Taken on Sep. 17, 2023 the interesting photo in this post shows F-16C Fighting Falcon 89-2060… Read More

8 months ago

First Air Force Reserve Unit set to receive the F-35 Marks historic milestone with final F-16 deployment

The first Air Force Reserve Unit set to receive the F-35 The 457th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron stationed at Prince Sultan… Read More

9 months ago

Close Cousins: IAI Lavi versus F-16 Viper

Some experts feel that the performance of the IAI Lavi would be broadly comparable to today's F-16C/D Viper in most… Read More

1 year ago

Taiwan to get 100 AGM-88B HARM missiles and 200 AIM-120C-8 missiles for its F-16 fleet

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency has not specified whether the weapons are intended for Taiwan’s RoCAF existing F-16A/B fleet or… Read More

1 year ago

18th Aggressor Squadron to become more effective training asset thanks to the F-16 jets coming from Alabama ANG

The F-16Cs coming from the Alabama ANG are Block 30 Vipers thus being upgrade from the older F-16Cs the squadron… Read More

1 year ago

VFC-13 Fighting Saints bids farewell to the F-5 Tiger II and transitions to the F-16 Fighting Falcon

VFC-13 Fighting Saints at Naval Air Station (NAS) Fallon, NV, is in the process of fully transitioning from the F-5N… Read More

1 year ago

USAF drops F-16 replacement for now. The service anticipates hundreds of Vipers in active service until the 2040s.

Much of the recent service-life extension program work on the F-16 has bought years of additional life for the type.… Read More

2 years ago

The story behind this famous photo of an F-16C Viper Belly Landing

The aircraft involved was USAF F-16C block 25 #83-1161 from the 61st FS. This Viper made a belly landing at… Read More

3 years ago

Luke changes F-16C Viper paint scheme to single color gray

Luke’s F-16s traditionally have been painted dark gray on top and light gray on the bottom of the aircraft. A… Read More

4 years ago

These Two Giant Holes are the result of a Scary Bird Strike Experienced by Thunderbirds Lead Solo during Practice Flight Demonstration in Colombia

Maj. Michelle Curran is the Lead Solo Pilot for the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, flying the No. 5… Read More

4 years ago

Photos show Israeli F-16C/D Fighter jets Damaged In heavy rainstorm. IAF admits Mistake in not moving jets to safety during flood at Hatzor Air Base.

The F-16 fighter jets are expected to return to service in less than a week, after costly repairs are made.… Read More

4 years ago

Pilot error behind June 2016 F-16C collision over Georgia

The cause of the mishap was pilot two’s failure to fulfill his primary responsibility to ensure flight path deconfliction and… Read More

6 years ago


The pilot safely ejected and did not sustain any injuries, while the F-16C, valued at approximately $22 million, was destroyed… Read More

7 years ago


Previously USAF had authorized the extend of the designed service life of the F-16 Block 42-52 aircraft to 12,000 flight… Read More

7 years ago