F-16 Fighting Falcon

Romanian F-16 fighter jet loses fuel tank during training flight

A Romanian F-16 fighter lost a tank and a pylon during a training flight in eastern Romania....


Draken to acquire 12 Dutch F-16 fighters to train USAF pilots

Draken International will acquire 12 surplus F-16 fighter jets from the Netherlands to provide training to USAF pilots....


Lockheed Martin to offer new and used F-16 Vipers to Ukraine

Lockheed Martin is ready to offer Ukraine the F-16 Viper, the latest version of its best-seller, to compete in the “Air Force Vision 2035” tender....


Belgium grounds F-16 fleet following engine mishap

Following an investigation into an engine incident, the whole fleet of F-16 fighter jets of the Belgian Air Component was grounded pending review....


U.S. National Guard F-16 crashes during night training, pilot status unknown

A U.S. National Guard F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jet crashed during training in Hiawatha National Forest, Michigan. The status of the pilot is unknown....


Taiwan grounds F-16 fleet after fighter goes missing

An F-16A of the Taiwanese Air Force (ROCAF) went missing two minutes after takeoff from Hualien airbase, on the eastern coast of the island country. The search and rescue mission to recover the pilot is still ongoing....


Chile rules out F-16 upgrade despite United States approval

Days after an upgrade plan for the Chilean Air Force F-16 fighter jets, valued at more than $600 million, was approved by the United States Department of State, the Chilean government revealed the project had been postponed “months ago”....


Man arrested in second Ryanair bomb threat of the week

A Ryanair plane was escorted by the Royal Danish Air Force and met by the Oslo police upon landing after a bomb situation was declared mid-flight. It is the second incident of this kind in less than a week....


F-16 fighter jet crashes in New Mexico, pilot injured

A U.S. Air Force F-16 fighter jet crashed at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. The pilot managed to eject....


Pilot of crashed South Carolina F-16 fighter jet pronounced dead

A United States Air Force F-16CM Fighting Falcon crashed at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, during a routine training mission. The pilot was killed in the accident....