General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon

The General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon is a single-engine supersonic multirole fighter aircraft originally developed by General Dynamics (its aviation unit now part of Lockheed Martin) for the United States Air Force (USAF). Designed as an air superiority day fighter, it evolved into a successful all-weather multirole aircraft. Over 4,600 aircraft have been built since production was approved in 1976. Although no longer being purchased by the U.S. Air Force, improved versions are being built for export customers. In 1993, General Dynamics sold its aircraft manufacturing business to the Lockheed Corporation, which in turn became part of Lockheed Martin after a 1995 merger with Martin Marietta.

Statistics & Information

ICAO
F16
Name
General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon
Operator
Viper Flight
PAX
1
Crew
1
Cargo
1kg
MTOW
19200
MLW
19200
MZFW
8600
Total in Fleet
4
Service Ceiling
50,000ft
Range
2,279nm
Max Speed
1145kts
Wingspan
10.00m
Length
15.00m
Height
5.00m
Engine Type
General Electric F110-GE-100 afterburning turbofan engine

Aircraft Registrations

819304,736826,646499,638327

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