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142• Bubble canopy, allowing all-round visibility A key feature of the F-16's cockpit is the exceptional field of view. Air Force initially ordered 15 full-scale development FSD aircraft 11 single-seat and four two-seat models for its flight test program, but was reduced to eight six F-16A single-seaters and two F-16B two-seaters. The pilot recovered and the aircraft was repaired. In addition, a manual override switch to disable the horizontal stabilizer flight limiter was prominently placed on the control console, allowing the pilot to regain control of the horizontal stabilizers which the flight limiters otherwise lock in place and recover. On 8 October 1996, seven months after the escalation a Greek reportedly fired an missile and shot down a Turkish F-16D over the near island. Innovations include a frameless bubble canopy for better visibility, a side-mounted control stick, and a reclined seat to reduce effects on the pilot. The air strikes killed 64 ISIS fighters, including three leaders in Derna and Sirte on the coast. 600 views• This was the first time Turkey had mounted a night-bombing operation on a massive scale, and also the largest operation conducted by the Turkish Air Force. 540 views• BAE Systems also offers various F-16 upgrades, receiving orders from South Korea, Oman, Turkey, and the US Air National Guard; BAE lost the South Korean contract due to a price breach in November 2014. FA-55 — On display at the Chateau de Savigny les Beaune in , France. The MSIP process permitted the quick introduction of new capabilities, at lower costs and with reduced risks compared to traditional independent upgrade programs. 06 m• The F-16 has been involved in over 670 hull-loss accidents as of January 2020. TAI also produced 46 Block 40s for Egypt in the mid-1990s and 30 Block 50s from 2010. 79-0296 — Gate guard, ,• ACF also raised the stakes for GD and Northrop because it brought in competitors intent on securing what was touted at the time as "the arms deal of the century". Boyd's work called for a small, lightweight aircraft that could maneuver with the minimum possible energy loss and which also incorporated an increased. On 26 January 2015, a Greek F-16D while performing a NATO training exercise in , Spain. So the F-16s patrolled the local airspace and escorted the President's airplane that day. F-16C• F-16s were later produced in Turkey under four phases of Peace Onyx programs. On 23 March 2014, a shot down a when it allegedly entered Turkish air space during a ground attack mission against Al Qaeda-linked insurgents. The F-16 design also inspired the design of other aircraft, which are considered. The Turkish pilot ejected safely, but the Greek pilot died due to damage caused by the collision. The flight control computer FLCC accepts pilot input from the stick and rudder controls and manipulates the control surfaces in such a way as to produce the desired result without inducing control loss. NATO allies , , the , and were seeking to replace their. Most aircraft are designed with positive static stability, which induces aircraft to return to straight and level flight if the pilot releases the controls; this reduces maneuverability as the inherent stability has to be overcome. On 15 September 2003, a F-16C crashed during an air show at , Idaho. The tilted seat can accommodate taller pilots and increases g-force tolerance; however, it has been associated with reports of neck ache, possibly caused by incorrect head-rest usage. 75-0752 — , F-16A• The first aircraft was delivered in June 1979. Secretary McLucas announced that the USAF planned to order at least 650, possibly up to 1,400 production F-16s. On 7 June 2002, a Pakistan Air Force F-16B Block 15 S. 370• Further flight and systems information are displayed on MFD. The F-16 was given its name of "Fighting Falcon" on 21 July 1980, entering USAF operational service with the , at in Utah on 1 October 1980. Deeper wing roots also increase structural strength and internal fuel volume. Former F-16ADF repainted in markings of a F-16A previously assigned to MacDill in the 1980s. The pilot and navigator ejected safely in Israeli territory. The four NATO allies had formed the Multinational Fighter Program Group MFPG and pressed for a U. The F-16 is a single-engine, highly maneuverable, supersonic, multi-role tactical fighter aircraft. Beginning in November 1977, Fokker-produced components were sent to Fort Worth for fuselage assembly, then shipped back to Europe for final assembly of EPAF aircraft at the Belgian plant on 15 February 1978; deliveries to the began in January 1979. This was the region where USAF studies predicted most future air combat would occur. On 11 October 2018, an F-16 MLU from the of the , on the apron at , was hit by a gun burst from a nearby F-16, whose canon was fired inadvertently during maintenance. 9 m• from the original on 17 April 2012. The vortex lift effect is increased by leading-edge extensions, known as strakes. 850 views• 89-0032 — F-16C Block 40A at. 4 kN F100-PW-229 on the Block 52. Model tests of the YF-16 conducted by the revealed a potential problem, but no other laboratory was able to duplicate it. 2 October 2015 at the Reuters, 2 February 2012. 1k views• Related developments [ ] Proposed naval variant 1980s technology demonstrator 1990s experimental fighter 1990s Japanese multi-role fighter based on the F-16 A pilot ejects from the F-16 just before impact at an air show in September 2003. 154• J-215 of the RNLAF on display at the National Military museum at former airbase Soesterberg. 149• 6 and altitudes of 30,000—40,000 feet 9,100—12,000 m. program led by has presented two types of air to air missiles named as Bozdogan and Gokdogan. The blocks cover both single- and two-seat versions. The left-hand MFD is the PFD , typically showing radar and moving-maps; the right-hand MFD is the system display SD , presenting information about the engine, landing gear, slat and flap settings, and fuel and weapons status. Though computer modeling predicted a close contest, the YF-16 proved significantly quicker going from one maneuver to the next and was the unanimous choice of those pilots that flew both aircraft. It was the standard F-16 engine through the Block 25, except for the newly built Block 15s with the Operational Capability Upgrade OCU. The aircraft was only slightly damaged, but due to the mishap the first prototype was sent to the Paris Air Show in its place. Israeli Air Force F-16s were credited with 44 air-to-air kills during the conflict. Another advantage of the YF-16 — unlike the YF-17 — was its use of the turbofan engine, the same used by the F-15; such commonality would lower the cost of engines for both programs. The slight damage was quickly repaired and the official first flight occurred on time. Between May 2009 and November 2011 , the PAF F-16 fleet flew more than 5,500 sorties [ ] in support of the 's against the Taliban insurgency in the region of. On 7 June 1981, eight Israeli F-16s, escorted by six F-15s, executed , their first employment in a significant air-to-ground operation. Had number 1 attached on 11 June 1999; number 2 in the 2004 season; number 3 on 3 March 2003 and number 4 on 1 April 2005. The test pilot, Phil Oestricher, decided to lift off to avoid a potential crash, safely landing six minutes later. Rockets:• 5 kN with afterburner Performance• "F-16 Fighting Falcon" video 9-315842-037444. 165• The F-16 carries a M61A1 Vulcan cannon for and. One key upgrade has been an auto-GCAS to reduce instances of. Leader Zulfiqar, shot down an Indian Air Force , an Israeli-made , using an AIM-9L Sidewinder missile, during a night interception near , thus achieving a rare air-to-air kill of a drone at night. F-16s began flying with these IPE engines in the early 1990s. The test pilot, Neil Anderson, had to perform an emergency gear-up landing and chose to do so in the grass, hoping to minimize damage and to avoid injuring any observers. MINNICK, WENDELL; MEHTA, AARON 2 February 2014. 7 kN F100-PW-220, later installed on Block 32 and 42 aircraft: the main advance being a Digital Electronic Engine Control DEEC unit, which improved reliability and reduced occurrence. 156• The YF-16 design was altered for the production F-16. 79-0327 — Pedestal mounted memorial, ,. 79-0403 — , ,• 13 December 2013 at the Star-Telegram, 1 May 2013. The following year, during the Israeli F-16s engaged Syrian aircraft in one of the largest air battles involving jet aircraft, which began on 9 June and continued for two more days. The ACF would not be a pure fighter, but , and Schlesinger made it clear that any ACF order would be in addition to the F-15, which extinguished opposition to the LWF. Waldron, Greg 6 November 2014. Later F-16 models feature a long dorsal fairing along the fuselage's "spine", housing additional equipment or fuel. A Yugoslavian was shot down by a Dutch F-16AM during the in 1999. 204• To improve maneuverability, a wing with a NACA 64A-204 was selected; the camber is adjusted by leading-edge and trailing edge linked to a digital regulating the. On 27 February 2019, two Pakistan Air Force F-16s, one F-16AM Block 15 MLU S. 410• 82-0930 — On display at , F-16B• The FSD F-16s were manufactured by General Dynamics in at in late 1975; the first F-16A rolled out on 20 October 1976 and first flew on 8 December. Five days before the incident, a Turkish F-16 pilot was doing dangerous maneuvers, while being intercepted by Greek F-16 fighters, attempting to hit a Greek fighter. 79-0290 — On display at ,. 163576 — Air Power Park, , Specifications F-16C Block 50 and 52 [ ] vault in raised position holding a , adjacent to an F-16. from the original on 24 March 2014. Others:• In 2013, cast doubt on the USAF's ability to complete the Combat Avionics Programmed Extension Suite CAPES , a part of secondary programs such as Taiwan's F-16 upgrade. In uplook mode, the APG-66 uses a low PRF for medium- and high-altitude target detection in a low- environment, and in employs a medium PRF for heavy clutter environments. In May 2013, Lockheed Martin stated there were currently enough orders to keep producing the F-16 until 2017. F-16N• 540 views• 79-0337 — Ground-mobile static display aircraft, normally located at ,. It has a thrust-to-weight ratio greater than one, providing power to climb and vertical acceleration. This F-16 was previously crashed and then burned due to technical problem when taking off from and suffered total loss from the incident. Stricklin survived with only minor injuries; the aircraft was destroyed. Turkey used its F-16s extensively in its in southeastern parts of Turkey and Iraq. The pitch limiter locks the stabilators at an extreme pitch-up or pitch-down attempting to recover. YF-16A Full-Scale Development• 810 views• The air intake was placed so it was rearward of the nose but forward enough to minimize air flow losses and reduce. Air Force, including the Air Force Reserve and the Air National Guard, flew the F-16 in combat during in 1991 and in the Balkans later in the 1990s. Although the LWF program called for a structural life of 4,000 flight hours, capable of achieving 7. To enhance the pilot's degree of control of the aircraft during high- g combat maneuvers, various switches and function controls were moved to centralized HOTAS controls upon both the controllers and the throttle. During the fly off, the YF-16s completed 330 for a total of 417 flight hours; the YF-17s flew 288 sorties, covering 345 hours. 600 views• The F-16I was part of a bombing mission against Syrian and Iranian targets around Damascus after an Iranian drone entered Israeli air space and was shot down. Indonesia [ ] F-16C• The program upgraded the F-16 in three stages. 84-1264 — Air park display, ,. 620 views• This F-16 was credited with 6. from the original on 17 November 2015. Negative stability and fly-by-wire [ ] F-16C of the in-flight over North Carolina equipped with air-to-air missiles, bomb rack, targeting pods and electronic countermeasures pods The F-16 is the first production fighter aircraft intentionally designed to be slightly aerodynamically unstable, also known as RSS , to improve maneuverability. Its slotted antenna was designed to be compact to fit into the F-16's relatively small nose. There is a boom-style receptacle located behind the single-piece "bubble" canopy of the cockpit. The announced on 19 March 2019 that it formally requested the purchase of an additional 66 F-16V jets. On 13 January 1975, announced the YF-16 as the winner of the ACF competition. magazine reported that the US had completed a physical count of Pakistan's F-16s and found none missing. The aircraft can carry various other AAMs, a wide variety of air-to-ground missiles, rockets or bombs; ECM , navigation, or ; and fuel tanks on 9 — six under the wings, two on wingtips, and one under the fuselage. 79-0324 — On display at , Thailand. Besides reducing the risk of deep stalls, the larger horizontal tail also improved stability and permitted faster takeoff rotation. 140• However, there have been no counter-leaks contradicting the report published by the Foreign Policy. 78-0001 — Langley AFB Memorial Park, ,. Climbing to only 1,670 ft 510 m above ground level instead of 2,500 ft 760 m , Stricklin had insufficient altitude to complete the maneuver, but was able to guide the aircraft away from spectators and ejected less than one second before impact. IAF F-16s participated in the and the. 79-0352 — On static display with at ,• 730 views• A mock dogfight ensued between the two sides, resulting in a midair collision between a Turkish F-16 and a Greek F-16. 78-0005 — Park, ,• 163569 — ,. 80-0573 — , ,• The JHMCS is available from Block 40 onwards, for targeting based on where the pilot's head faces, unrestricted by the HUD, using high- missiles like the. 205• The F-16 has a moderate wing loading, reduced by fuselage lift. 163277 — ,• 270• F-16s also patrolled the no-fly zones in Iraq during Operations and and served during the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq from 2001 and 2003 respectively. 9k views• While many F-16s were produced according to these block designs, there have been many other variants with , usually due to. Japan [ ] F-16A• Other changes have resulted in role-specialization, such as the. 172• 182• The invested heavily in its development. Minnick, Wendell 19 September 2013. Its replacement was planned to be the F-35A variant of the , which is expected to gradually begin replacing several multi-role aircraft among the program's member nations. Split-flap are located at the aft end of the wing-body fairing, and a is mounted underneath the fuselage. The F-16 has also been procured to serve in the air forces of 25 other nations. 6 kN , the highest thrust engine developed for the F-16. It features an AESA radar, a new mission computer and electronic warfare suite, automated ground collision avoidance system, and various cockpit improvements; this package is an option on current production F-16s and can be retrofitted to most in service F-16s. On 18 June 1992, a Greek Mirage F-1 crashed during a with a Turkish F-16. 72-1568 — under restoration for display at the in. While gathering speed, a roll-control oscillation caused a fin of the port-side wingtip-mounted missile and then the starboard to scrape the ground, and the aircraft then began to veer off the runway. Used by 's former at fairs and expositions for recruiting. The quadruplex design permits "" in flight control response in that the loss of one channel renders the FLCS a "triplex" system. These variants include the Block 1, 5, 10 and 20 versions. To counter the tendency to depart from controlled flight and avoid the need for constant trim inputs by the pilot, the F-16 has a quadruplex four-channel FBW FLCS. Several models were also developed to. In 2011, Air Force F-16s took part in the. On 7 June 1975, the four European partners, now known as the , signed up for 348 aircraft at the. Aircraft retains Air Force Heritage paint scheme honoring during World War II. 164• 8 billion to upgrade 350 F-16s while waiting for the F-35 to enter service. 31 kN thrust dry, 29,500 lbf 131 kN with afterburner• Ferry range: 2,277 nmi 2,620 mi, 4,217 km with• The original inventory of F-16Ns were previously operated by adversary squadrons at , Virginia; , Florida and the former , California. Main article: F-16 models are denoted by increasing to denote upgrades. F-16N The F-16N was an adversary aircraft operated by the. A Turkish Air Force F-16 on the Turkey-Syria border on 24 November 2015. Most of these kills were by AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles, but at least one, a Su-22, was destroyed by cannon fire. , Block 30 are powered by GE, and blocks ending in "2" e. Since the introduction of the F-16, HOTAS controls have become a standard feature on modern fighters. 75-0746 — Pylon-mounted gate guard, ,• F-16CJ of the at , , armed with a mix of , , external fuel tanks and support equipment The F-16 has a cropped- incorporating and forebody -control ; a fixed-geometry, underslung air intake with to the single turbofan jet engine; a conventional tri-plane arrangement with all-moving horizontal "" tailplanes; a pair of ventral fins beneath the fuselage aft of the wing's trailing edge; and a tricycle configuration with the aft-retracting, steerable nose gear deploying a short distance behind the inlet lip. F-16E Block 60 with the IFTS pod, CFTs, and various external armament taking off F-16IN For the for the , Lockheed Martin offered the F-16IN Super Viper. However, due to delays in the F-35 program, all USAF F-16s will receive service life extension upgrades. Main article: Experiences in the revealed the need for fighters and better air-to-air training for fighter pilots. 334• 630 views• 15 October 2012 at the Flight Global, 12 October 2012. More recent versions support the , and US aircraft often mount that missile on their wingtips to reduce. 470 views• European co-production was officially launched on 1 July 1977 at the Fokker factory. Unlike the YF-17, which had controls serving as a backup to the FBW, General Dynamics took the innovative step of eliminating mechanical linkages from the control stick and rudder pedals to the. 332• 75-0750 — Experimental Aircraft Display Hangar, , , YF-16B FSD• 79-0366 — Memorial park static display, , Idaho• Although no longer being purchased by the U. 490 views• 11 'Arrows' Squadron, reportedly shot down one IAF Bison from No. On 15 November 1982, while on a training flight outside in South Korea, USAF Captain Ted Harduvel died when he crashed inverted into a mountain ridge. On 8 February 1995, a Turkish F-16 crashed into the Aegean sea after being intercepted by Greek fighters. Air Force tested an unmanned F-16, with two US Air Force pilots controlling the airplane from the ground as it flew from over the. FA-01 — On display at the in ,• Acquiring these F-16s would allow Croatia to retire its aging. The administration approved the sale on 20 August 2019. Selection of finalists and flyoff [ ] A right-side view of a YF-16 foreground and a , each armed with AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles Five companies responded, and in 1972, the Air Staff selected General Dynamics' Model 401 and Northrop's P-600 for the follow-on prototype development and testing phase. 78-0088 — On display at the Aviation Museum, ,• 80-0612 — Memorial park static display at 's ,. Painted in markings of - cum-, previously assigned to nearby in the 1980s and early 1990s. 72-1567 — ,• from the original on 9 July 2017. Congress sought greater commonality in fighter procurements by the Air Force and Navy, and in August 1974 redirected Navy funds to a new Navy Air Combat Fighter program that would be a navalized fighter-bomber variant of the LWF. The court remanded the case to the trial court "for entry of judgment in favor of General Dynamics". Germany [ ] F-16A• 154• 75-0751 — under restoration at the , ,. If India had selected the F-16IN for its procurement, a sixth F-16 production line would have been built in India. It has four operating frequencies within the X band, and provides four air-to-air and seven air-to-ground operating modes for combat, even at night or in bad weather. On 24 June 2015, an F-16A Block 15 TS-1609 from the 3rd Squadron crashed into the runway at Iswahyudi AFB in East Java, Indonesia. Maximum speed: Mach 2. 5 kill marks of other aircraft and one kill mark of an , a world record for an F-16 The F-16's first air-to-air combat success was achieved by the IAF over the on 28 April 1981, against a Syrian helicopter, which was downed with cannon fire. 28 December 2016 at the , 2 July 2011. 78-0065 — and combined Headquarters, ,• Pakistan denied the use or loss of any F-16 during the engagement. 79-0373 — On display at ,. Both crew members and nine French soldiers on the ground died when it crashed in the flight-line, destroying or damaging two Italian , two French , and one French.。

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