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 F-16 Fighting Falcon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Although the F-16's official popular name is "Fighting Falcon", it is known to its pilots as the "Viper", the General Dynamics codename for the project during its early development.
The F-16 Fighting Falcon is a modern multi-role jet fighter aircraft designed in the United States.
During the Afghan war, Pakistan Air Force F-16's shot down numerous Soviet and Afghan aircraft (the exact number is classified)[1].The same border clashes also saw the first combat loss of a Fighting Falcon, when a PAF F-16 accidently shot down its own wingman, a problem later traced back to a faulty AAM.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/F-16   (4302 words)

  
 Operators of the F-16 Fighting Falcon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Thus, it has become a large customer for the F-16 Fighting Falcon, which fits well with Egyptian defense needs.
As with the Air Force Reserve, the F-16 marked the transition of the US Air National Guard to a viable fighting force complementary to active-duty units, as opposed to the second-line force of out-of-date aircraft it had been.
A second Peace Falcon program is slated to deliver a further 17 aircraft of similar type.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Operators_of_the_F-16_Fighting_Falcon   (3166 words)

  
 F-16 FIGHTING FALCON
Former Pakistani F-16 Falcons were offered to Indonesia during the 1994 APEC conference by Ron Brown.
The Falcon was the winner of the USAF lightweight fighter flyoff staged between it and the Northrup F-17 in 1972.
The Indonesia Falcon deal fell through because of the Clinton campaign donations scandals and the link to Suharto backer Moctar Riady.
www.softwar.net /falcon.html   (277 words)

  
 General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon
A total of 249 F-16 Fighting Falcons was deployed to Operation Desert Storm and flew almost 13,500 sorties, the highest sortie total for any aircraft in the war, while maintaining a 95.2 per cent mission capable rate, 5 per cent better than the F-16's peacetime rate.
F-16C/D aircraft retain the unique, low-slung configuration of earlier Fighting Falcons variants, with fuselage-wing 'blending', fly-by-wire controls, ACES II ejection seat, and a blown polycarbonate canopy which, in these later versions, has a gold tint because of its lining of radar reflecting materials.
Forty-three F-16A/B Block 1s (21 F-16As and 22 F-16Bs) can be distinguished from later Fighting Falcons by their black radomes.
home.iae.nl /users/wbergmns/info/f16.htm   (2319 words)

  
 INFO about F-16 Fighting Falcon
The General Dynamics/Lockheed Martin Fighting Falcon [ versions ] is considered by many to be the most agile modern fighter.
All active units and many Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve units have converted to the F-16C/D. The Falcon’s versatility is still being explored.
The ambient temperature was approximately 75o F. The second test was conducted with two grooves cut into separate acrylic strips, filled with plastic explosive, and installed into slots from which the acrylic was removed from the canopy.
www.voodoo.cz /falcon/info.html   (9033 words)

  
 Edwards F-16 Fighting Falcon
The F-16 Fighting Falcon is a compact, lightweight, multi-role fighter aircraft.
Airframe weight was reduced through the use of composite materials and this in turn provides the Falcon with a phenomenal strength to weight ratio.
This deadly weapon has the ability to deliver bombs with pinpoint accuracy, an asset which was heavily used during the Gulf War when the F-16 dropped more munitions than any other aircraft in the campaign.
www.edwards.af.mil /brochure/docs_htm/aircraft/ac_html/f16falcn.htm   (139 words)

  
 Abacus - F-16 Fighting Falcon
The F-16 Fighting Falcon is a low-cost, high performance fighter designed for air combat and ground attack.
F-16, F-16 Fighting Falcon and F-16 Multirole Fighter are trademarks of Lockheed Martin and are used under license to Abacus
Download these Fighting Falcons now to use with FS2004 and FS2002.
www.abacuspub.com /fsd/catalog/s478.htm   (236 words)

  
 F-16.net :: F-16 Versions - F-16 Fighting Falcon, F16, or Viper?
Before "Fighting Falcon" was selected as official name, pilots at Hill AFB, the first F-16 base, came up with a number of proposals, inlcuding "Viper".
The U.S. Air Force officially named the F-16 "Fighting Falcon" on July 21st, 1980, during a ceremony at Hill AFB in Utah (the home of the first F-16 unit).
Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for (non-aviation) publications to incorrectly use F16 Fighting Falcon or even f16 Fighting Falcon.
www.f-16.net /f-16_versions_article27.html   (853 words)

  
 F-16 Fighting Falcon
While it is possible to achieve a margin of proficiency on the SEGA F-16 Fighting Falcon simply by repeatedly engaging the enemy, anyone who hopes to truly master the game should thoroughly understand the head-up display as well as the full instrument panel and enemy data display.
The F-16 Fighting Falcon is a high-performance jet fighter with a maximum air speed of 1,450 MPH.
then, after some stirring, patriotic music, you'll find yourself aboard the F-16 Fighting Falcon taking off and heading for combat.
www.hostultra.com /~watler/master/F16flcon.htm   (3302 words)

  
 F-16 Fighting Falcon - Military Aircraft
Falcon Up will allow Block 25/30/32 aircraft to meet a 6000 hour service life, and allow Block 40/42 aircraft to meet an 8000 hour service life.
In view of the challenges inherent in operating F-16s to 8,000 flight hours, together with the moderate risk involved in JSF integration, the Department has established a program to earmark by FY 2000 some 200 older, Block 15 F-16 fighter aircraft in inactive storage for potential reactivation.
Because the YF-16 carried no radar-guided missiles, it could only fight within visual range.
www.fas.org /man/dod-101/sys/ac/f-16.htm   (5367 words)

  
 Operators of the F-16 Fighting Falcon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Many nations are Operators of the F-16 Fighting Falcon.
Thus, it has become a large customer for the F-16 Fighting Falcon, which fits well with Egyptian defense needs.
The delivery of the F-16 to the Air Force Reserve Command, marked the first aircraft type to be delivered new, changing the long policy of merely passing older airframes on from the active forces to the reserves.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Operators_of_the_F-16_Fighting_Falcon   (3111 words)

  
 F-16 Fighting Falcon
The US manned F-16 Fighting Falcons unleashed their payload at point blank range, and the missiles erupted into massive explosions on Godzilla's near-impenetrable hide.
The monster reared in anger, as the jets continued to circle around and launch wave after wave of missiles as their saurian foe.
As the cutting edge in ground-based weaponry arrived on the scene, four traditional craft sliced through the somber, gray sky.
www.tohokingdom.com /web_pages/aliens_sdf/f16_fighting_falcon.htm   (284 words)

  
 eBay - fighting falcon patch, Militaria, Collectibles items on eBay.com
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 General Dynamics F-16A "Fighting Falcon"
The versatile F-16 has also been purchased by 16 foreign countries including Belgium, Denmark, the Netherlands, Norway, Turkey, Egypt, South Korea and Israel.
The F-16 achieved combat- ready status in October 1980 with the 388th Tactical Fighter Wing at Hill AFB, Utah.
The aircraft is produced abroad in Belgium, the Netherlands, and Turkey, as well as in the United States.
afmuseum.com /aircraft/f16.html   (233 words)

  
 Air Force Technology - F-16 Fighting Falcon - Multirole Fighter Aircraft
The Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon, the first of the US Air Force multi-role fighter aircraft, is the world's most prolific fighter with more than 2000 in service with the USAF and 2000 operational with 23 other countries.
The F-16 and the F-15 Eagle were the world's first aircraft able to withstand higher G forces than the pilots.
The third, which started in July 2003, adds Link 16 datalink, the Boeing Joint Helmet-Mounted Cueing System and an electronic horizontal situation indicator.
www.airforce-technology.com /projects/f16   (1626 words)

  
 MILAVIA - Aircraft - General Dynamics/Lockheed F-16 Fighting Falcon
The F-16 Fighting Falcon is a compact, light-weight, highly maneuverable, multi-role fighter.
MILAVIA - Aircraft - General Dynamics/Lockheed F-16 Fighting Falcon
Key features of the design include a very high power/weight ratio for good performance in climbing and turning flight, a fly-by-wire control system for maximum agility, a semi-reclinig pilots seat to increase pilot comfort and gravity force tolerance, a clear-view canopy offering unexcelled fields of vision, advanced avionics for long-range targetting and accurate weapon delivery.
www.milavia.net /aircraft/f-16/f-16.htm   (156 words)

  
 Jet Hanger Hobbies General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon??
I wanted a fast car but the insurance on 16 year old on a nissan 300 zx is killer lol so im opting for a fast jet lol!!!!
Just if this weather holds up it might be a little wet, i flew my extra yesterday once in the middle of showers, then the thunder came and i packed up.....
Not a half $%^ get by jet, It would be my first DF but I would defineatly have a little stick time with buddy box to get used to the speed and little faster landing(not like my "floating" extra lol!!!!)....
www.rcuniverse.com /forum/m_1945798/printable.htm   (1250 words)

  
 Electronics of F-16 Fighting Falcon
F-16 Fighting Falcon--A Major Review of the West's Universal Warplane, Robert F. Dorr, World Airpower Journal, Spring 1991.
home.att.net /~jbaugher4/f16_7.html   (1257 words)

  
 F-16 Fighting Falcon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Although the F-16's official popular name is "Fighting Falcon", it is known to its pilots as the "Viper", the General Dynamics codename for the project during its early development.
The Fighting Falcon is regarded as a superb dogfighter, with innovations such as the bubble canopy, side-mounted control stick, and reclined seat.
During the operation of F-16 Block 1, it was discovered that the rain water had accumulated in certain spots within the fuselage, so drainage holes were drilled in the forward fuselage and tail fin area for Block 5 aircraft.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/F-16   (4165 words)

  
 F-16 Fighting Falcon - Wikimedia Commons
USAF KC-135R Stratotanker, two F-15 Eagles (twin fins) and two F-16 Fighting Falcons, on an aerial refueling training mission.
Six F-16 Fighting Falcons above New York City
An F-16A from the Portuguese Air Force refueling from a KC-10 of the USAF
commons.wikimedia.org /wiki/General_Dynamics_F-16   (103 words)

  
 General Dynamics/Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon
General Dynamics YF-16 Fighting Falcon and the European Fighter Consortium
Service of F-16 Fighting Falcon with Air National Guard
General Dynamics F-16A/B Block 15 ADF Fighting Falcon
home.att.net /~jbaugher4/f16.html   (36 words)

  
 F-16 Fighting Falcon
Dimensions : span 32 feet, 8 inches (9.8 meters); 49 feet, 5 inches (14.8 meters); 16 feet (4.8 meters).
Armament : one M-61A1 20mm multibarrel cannon with 500 rounds; external stations can carry up to six air-to-air missiles, conventional air-to-air and air-to-surface munitions and electronic countermeasure pods.
www.geocities.com /CapeCanaveral/Hangar/8765/f-16.html   (373 words)

  
 The E Zone: F-16 Fighting Falcon EDF
F-16 Fighting Falcon EDF By Steve McBride What this model does best is simply look great in the air doing a fast split-S into a low fly-by, just a few inches off the ground.
Beleave it or not, my friend Kennedy was flying a F-16 Faclon and it was struck by lighting in brawed daylight!
Quotas and file size limits increase for the Video...
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 F-16 Fighter Falcon
F-16 Fighting Falcon – Best Multi role Fighter in the World
More than 4,000 F-16s have been produced, in over 110 different versions.
Deliveries have been made from five production lines.
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 F-16 Fighting Falcon
Israel Defence Force names: F-16A/B Netz (Falcon), F-16C Barak (Lightning) and F-16D Brakeet (Thunderbolt)
Eight Israeli Air Force F-16s, escorted by F-15s, attack the Osirak nuclear reactor near Baghdad, Iraq, disabling its core.
Height overall: 5.09 m (16 ft 81/2 in)
www.danshistory.com /f16.html   (1709 words)

  
 Aerospaceweb.org Aircraft Museum - F-16 Fighting Falcon
123-124, General Dynamics F-16A/C/N Fighting Falcon, F-16B/D Fighting Falcon.
The Falcon is also equipped with an array of sophisticated avionics and an exceptionally broad weapons load.
Over 3,500 aircraft have been delivered to at least 19 nations around the world, ensuring that the F-16 will serve well into the 21st century.
www.aerospaceweb.org /aircraft/fighter/f16   (772 words)

  
 F-16 Fighting Falcon
Sources and Resources or thanks: F-16 1984, Falcon Air Combat, Jane`s Military Aircrafts Encyclopedy 1998, The World encyclopedia of world aircraft 1999-2000, Spectrum Holobyte, ATM, L+K, FAS, General Dynamics, Lockheed Martin, all Vipers pilots and ground support around the world.
www.voodoo.cz /falcon   (70 words)

  
 F-16 Fighting Falcon F16
The F-16 Fighting Falcon is a modern US-built, multi-role jet fighter aircraft.
It is in use by dozens of countries all over the world.
USS Kitty Hawk, Enterprise, John F. Kennedy, Nimitz, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Carl Vinson, Theodore Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, John C. Stennis, Harry S. Truman, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush
www.battle-fleet.com /pw/his/f16.htm   (946 words)

  
 F-16 Fighting Falcon
I wanted to become more proficient with the new InterCap CAD software, so during my lunch break, I started drawing a cut-away of the F-16 Fighting Falcon.
It was a great learning experience, and proved not only beneficial in teaching me more about the InterCap software, but the F-16 computer drawing later became a full size rough draft for the six foot long F-16 Fighting Flacon that was painted as part of a 28 foot long mural.
Besides making auxiliary power units for commercial and military aircraft, Hamilton Sundstrand makes the Jet Fuel Starter (JFS) for the F-16, (specifications) so it was a good subject to draw.
www.highironillustrations.com /commission_illustration/f16.html   (240 words)

  
 F-16 Falcon
The F-16 Fighting Falcon is the most used fighter in the western world, originally designed to accompany the expensive F-14 and F-15 program.
The fighting falcon has become one of the most effective fighter, its is optimised for air to air combat and has evolved into one of the most sophisticated fighter with air to ground and all weather navigation capability.
In an air combat role, the F-16's maneuverability and combat radius (distance it can fly to enter air combat, stay, fight and return) exceed that of all potential threat fighter aircraft.
www.geocities.com /CapeCanaveral/8629/falcon.htm   (994 words)

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