Rise of the ‘hyper Viper’

As well as new build Block 70/72 jets, work continues to enhance existing aircraft. KF-16C Block 52 serial 92-021 is one of the Republic of Korea Air Force jets being modified to F-16V standard under Peace Bridge III. It’s seen on its second post-modification test flight from Fort Worth, Texas, on August 22. Sebastiaan Does

Lockheed Martin’s F-16V – the latest iteration of the popular Fighting Falcon – has enjoyed good fortunes of late, with orders for new build jets and continued progress for modernisation programmes that are bringing earlier aircraft up to the same standard.

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