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U.S. F-16 Fighting Falcon Jet Fighters Around Las Vegas
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Identification: F-16 Fighting Falcon Jet Fighters are recognized by the short, conical snout, a single air intake under the fuselage, triangular wings that are absolutely straight across the back edge, and the single, vertical tail fin. They also have two rocket guides (or rockets) projecting ahead of the wing tips. F-16s are the small fighters around Las Vegas.

Mission: The F-16 is a compact, highly maneuverable fighter used for air-to-air combat and air-to-surface attack.

Characteristics:

  • Size: Length: 49 feet; Wingspan: 33 feet; Height: 16 feet
  • Crew: F-16C, one; F-16D, one or two
  • Unit cost: F-16A/B , $14.6 million; F-16C/D, $18.8 million
  • Date Deployed: 1979

See also Foreign F-16 Fighting Falcons.

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On the ground at the Nellis Air Show, Aviation Nation 2007
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F-16 Fighting Falcon Jet Fighter at Nellis AFB.
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Nellis Red Flag 07-3 (Aug 2007); flying through Coyote Summit
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Nellis Red Flag 07-3 (Aug 2007); flying through Coyote Summit
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Nellis Red Flag 07-3 (Aug 2007); flying through Coyote Summit
AF-xx-446 Tail Code AV. Visitors from Aviano Airbase, Pordenone, Italy during Nellis Red Flag exercises.
F-16 Fighting Falcon Tail Code DC. Visitors from Andrews AFB (Washington, DC) to Nellis Red Flag.
Edwards AFB Tail Code ED. Visitors from Edwards AFB, California
Hill AFB Tail Code HL. Visitors from Hill AFB, Ogden, UT.
F-16 Fighting Falcon Tail Code LF. Visitors from Luke AFB (Litchfield Park, AZ) to Nellis Red Flag.
OT AF-xx-420 Tail Code OT. Aircraft from Nellis AFB.
F-16 Fighting Falcon Tail Code SP. American airmen visiting from Air Base Spangdahlem (Spangdahlem, Germany) during Nellis Red Flag exercises.
F-16 Fighting Falcon Tail Code SW. Visitors from Shaw AFB (Sumter, SC) to Nellis Red Flag.
F-16 Fighting Falcon Jet Fighter Tail Code WA. 65th Aggressor Squadron (65 AGRS) and 64th Aggressor Squadron (64 AGRS) F-16 Fighting Falcon Jet Fighters with Tail Code WA based at Nellis AFB, Las Vegas, Nevada.
AF-84-236 Minnesota Air National Guard. Two F-16s from the Minnesota Air National Guard 148th Fighter Wing, Duluth MN, participating in Nellis Red Flag exercises.

Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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