F-16 Fighting Falcon

 
Posts Tagged ‘F-16 Fighting Falcon’
 

f16_chicago_feature
0
comments
Aviation News

Round 2: F-16 Intercepts Two Planes During President’s Chicago Visit

Posted August 13, 2012 by BNO News

Similar to the recent intercepts in New York, two aricraft have been intercepted by a U.S. fighter jet during Obama’s recent visit to Chicago as well.

Full Story »

A U.S. Air Force Block 40 F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft returns to the fight after receiving fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft during a mission over Iraq on June 10, 2008
0
comments
Military News

US Air Force Pilot Rescued After F-16 Crashes Into Ocean Near Japan

Posted July 22, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A US Air Force pilot was plucked out of the Pacific Ocean on Sunday after his F-16 jet went down 250 miles northeast of Japan’s Hokkaido Island.

Full Story »

First successful flight of the Wright Flyer in 1903, for which the Wright Brothers filed a patent on March 23, 1902.
comments
On This Day in Aviation History

March 23rd in Aviation History: Wilbur and Orville File Wright Flyer Patent

Posted March 23, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

The Wright Brothers file a patent for their motorized flying machine, a FedEx MD-11 crashes in Tokyo, an Aeroflot A310 crashes when he lets his children take over the controls, and more…

Full Story »

A US Air Force F-16
0
comments
Crashes

US Fighter Jet Crashes in South Korea, Pilot Safe

Posted March 21, 2012 by BNO News

The pilot of a US Air Force F-16 safely ejected before crashing in a village near Kunsan AFB in South Korea during a joint military exercise.

Full Story »

1
comments
On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History: February 2nd

Posted February 2, 2012 by NYCA Admin

First flight of the F-16, JAL begins its first international route, PEOPLExpress folds, a Cebu Pacific flight crashes in the Philippines and more…

Full Story »

sas751b
comments
On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History: December 27th

Posted December 27, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

Apollo 8 splashes down after orbiting the Moon, US planes bomb a volcano to divert a lava flow, a Scandinavian Airlines flight crashes in Stockholm, and more…

Full Story »

f16s-san-francisco-100
1
comments
Aviation News

Pilot Attempting to Impress Woman Intercepted by F-16s After Straying Into Mexican Airspace

Posted July 1, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Nothing turns on a lady more than flying your Cessna into the crosshairs of a heavily-armed supersonic fighter jet.

Full Story »

0
comments
Aviation News

Missing US Air Force F-16 Pilot Found Dead in Nevada, Was Unable to Eject

Posted June 30, 2011 by BNO News

Captain Eric Ziegler was unable to eject before his F-16 Fighting Falcon crashed during a training exercise Tuesday night, according to Air Force officials. He leaves behind a wife and 9-month-old daughter.

Full Story »

f16-iraq-usaf-100
0
comments
Aviation News

F-16 Pilot Still Missing Three Days After Crash in Nevada

Posted June 30, 2011 by BNO News

The U.S. Air Force on Wednesday said search and rescue efforts were still being conducted for the missing pilot of an F-16 aircraft that crashed Tuesday evening in Nevada.

Full Story »

N604PE sits at the gate at London Gatwick Airport.
comments
On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History: February 2nd

Posted February 2, 2011 by NYCA Admin

First flight of the F-16, JAL begins its first international route, PEOPLExpress folds, a Cebu Pacific flight crashes in the Philippines and more…

Full Story »