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What could the F-16 Fighting Falcon do for Ukraine?

… and one particular aircraft type is in its sights: the F-16 Fighting Falcon . Jon Lake explains the situation and …

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Dassault thinks big: what next for the Falcon family?

… The Dassault Falcon family has long been renowned for its elegance, … with maximum strength, reduced weight, and minimum drag.   Fighting tech By combining a very high aspect ratio with … 78in tall and 86in wide, it can carry between 12 and 16 passengers over 5,500 nautical miles, enabling non-stop …

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Falcon Strike: Italy works to enhance fifth-gen fighter combat tactics

… a classified environment suitable for the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning program. It also aimed to consolidate … for the whole duration of FS22 were six USAFE F-16C Fighting Falcons from 555th FS ‘Triple Nickle’ of Aviano Air … between assets was very good, thanks both to the Link 16 connections and to the common tactics and procedure that …

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First ex-USAF F-16C for US Navy’s ‘Fighting Saints’

… Air Force (USAF) /Air National Guard (ANG) Lockheed Martin F-16C Fighting Falcons to enter service with the US Navy’s Fighter … its small tail code of ‘AF’ and modex number ‘301’, the F-16C – former USAF serial 86-0239 – will now continue as US …

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Tiger Meet participants announced

… Arm – NH90 Sea Lion ●     12° Gruppo – Italian Air Force – F-2000A Typhoon ●     6 Eskadra Lotnicza – Polish Air Force – F-16C/D Fighting Falcon ●     211 Taktcká Letka – Czech Air Force – JAS-39C/D …

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Viper Demo Team marks 50 years of the F-16 with retro scheme

… The US Air Force F-16 Viper Demo Team has unveiled a 50th anniversary paint … scheme for the 2024 airshow season.The F-16C Block 50D Fighting Falcon s/n 91-0395/SW from the 55th Fighter Squadron …

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Argentina buys F-16s from Denmark

… Twenty-four F-16 Fighting Falcons have been procured by Argentina from … counterpart Luis Petri. As well as the single-seat F-16AM (MLU) and two-seat F-16BM (MLU) ‘Vipers’, the deal …

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‘Buzzards’ F-16CM pays homage to 31st FW

… – has rolled out new special tail art for its flagship F-16CM Fighting Falcon. The fighter (89-2009/AV) – assigned to the 510th …

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Painting progress on Pima projects

… NASA 2002 paint scheme.” With the older General Dynamics F-16s being retired by their original European operators, … now becoming popular museum-pieces. John says, “Our F-16A Fighting Falcon, 80-0509, was accepted by the USAF during 1981 and …

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Slovak Air Force receives first two F-16 Block 70s in the US

… 10 that it had successfully delivered its first two F-16 Block 70 Fighting Falcon fighters to the Slovak Air Force at its …

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Bahrain’s first F-16C/D Block 70s on delivery

… The first three F-16C/D Block 70 Fighting Falcon multi-role fighters for the Royal Bahraini … 20-strong legacy Fighting Falcon fleet, which comprises 16 single-seat F-16C Block 40s and four dual-seat F-16D Block …

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Ukrainian pilots begin F-16 training in Denmark as Norwegian 'Vipers' arrive

… training Ukrainian Air Force (UkrAF) pilots to fly the F-16 Fighting Falcon at Skrydstrup Air Base since late December …

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Ukraine’s first future F-16 pilots complete basic flying training with RAF

… completed their syllabus and are now learning to fly the F-16 Fighting Falcon . Since August, the RAF has been providing …

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Spangdahlem ‘Viper’ pilots demo ACE skills

… Airmen and F-16CM/DM Fighting Falcons assigned to the USAF’s 480th Fighter … interoperability and key alliances. Capt Bryan Meek, an F-16CM/DM pilot with the ‘Warhawks’, said of the mission … After departing Spangdahlem (pictured), the 480th FS F-16CM/DM pilots practiced basic fighter maneuvers before …

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NAS JRB Fort Worth bids farewell to final ‘Viper’

… The last F-16C Fighting Falcon assigned to the 457th Fighter Squadron (FS) ‘Spads’ – … JRB) Fort Worth , Texas, on December 4. The final 457th FS F-16C (86-0229/TX) was flown to Nellis AFB , Nevada, where it …