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F-16s Landing in South Korea

The F-16 Fighting Falcon – also known as the Viper – is a legendary fighter jet. Thousands are currently in use by air forces around the world. An interesting fact about the F-16 is that it was the first ever fighter jet to use a side control stick.

F-16 Viper South Korea Video

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US Fighter Jet Aggressor Squadrons – Colorful Camo with a Bite

Colorful Camo Schemes

Aggressor Squadrons are known for their colorful camouflage paint schemes, which are designed to mimic the camo types often used by enemy fighter jets. Aggressors serve as the enemy aircraft in training exercises, so US and allied pilots get familiar with recognizing and fighting against aircraft with these unusual appearances.

An Aggressor from Eielson Air Force Base flies over the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex, July 18, 2019.
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F-16 Viper Demo Team over Langley

U.S. Air Force Maj. Garrett Schmitz, pilot for the F-16 Viper Demonstration Team, performs aerial maneuvers with an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, May 16, 2019. Air Combat Command pilots must complete rigorous training and receive certification from four levels of United States Air Force leadership before they can earn the title of Demonstration Team Commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Marcus M. Bullock)

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F-16 GHOST – Aggressor Squadron Mimicking Russian Su-57 Paint

The 64th Aggressor Squadron out of Nellis AFB, NV, recently released its much-hyped GHOST paint scheme, mimicking the Russian Air Force’s Sukhoi Su-57. Check out a timelapse video of the paint job below! 


 

Timelapse video of the painting.
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Thunderbirds Delta Over Pacific Coast

The Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron Thunderbirds Delta flies along the Pacific Coast. The Thunderbirds were returning from the California Capital City Air Show to Nellis Air Force Base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ashley Corkins)

The Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron Thunderbirds Delta flies along the Pacific Coast.  The Thunderbirds were returning from the California Capital City Air Show to Nellis Air Force Base.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt.  Ashley Corkins)

The Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron Thunderbirds Delta flies along the Pacific Coast. The Thunderbirds were returning from the California Capital City Air Show to Nellis Air Force Base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ashley Corkins)

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Hurricane Michael 2018 Evacuation

An F-16 Fighting Falcon, from Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., arrives at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Oct. 10, 2018. The aircraft evacuated to Barksdale to avoid possible damage from Hurricane Michael. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mozer O. Da Cunha)

An F-16 Fighting Falcon, from Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., arrives at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Oct. 10, 2018. The aircraft evacuated to Barksdale to avoid possible damage from Hurricane Michael. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mozer O. Da Cunha)

An F-16 Fighting Falcon, from Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., arrives at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Oct. 10, 2018. The aircraft evacuated to Barksdale to avoid possible damage from Hurricane Michael. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mozer O. Da Cunha)

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F-22 and F-16 Weapons Test Aircraft Formation

An F-22 Raptor assigned to the 43rd Fighter Squadron and an F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 53rd Weapons Evaluation Group flies over Panama City Beach, Fla. on April 22, 2017. The jets flew in support for the opening ceremony of the Gulf Coast Salute Airshow at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Jason Couillard)

An F-22 Raptor assigned to the 43rd Fighter Squadron and an F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 53rd Weapons Evaluation Group flies over Panama City Beach, Fla. on April 22, 2017. The jets flew in support for the opening ceremony of the Gulf Coast Salute Airshow at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Jason Couillard)

An F-22 Raptor assigned to the 43rd Fighter Squadron and an F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 53rd Weapons Evaluation Group flies over Panama City Beach, Fla. on April 22, 2017. The jets flew in support for the opening ceremony of the Gulf Coast Salute Airshow at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Jason Couillard)

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Thunderbirds Over Golden Gate Bridge

The Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron Thunderbirds Delta flies over the Golden Gate Bridge. The Thunderbirds were returning from the California Capital City Air Show to Nellis Air Force Base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ashley Corkins)

The Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron Thunderbirds Delta flies over the Golden Gate Bridge.  The Thunderbirds were returning from the California Capital City Air Show to Nellis Air Force Base.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt.  Ashley Corkins)

The Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron Thunderbirds Delta flies over the Golden Gate Bridge. The Thunderbirds were returning from the California Capital City Air Show to Nellis Air Force Base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ashley Corkins)

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F-16 Full Afterburner Engine Test

An F-16 Fighting Falcon goes into full afterburners April 4, 2014, during an engine run at the Hush House on Montgomery Regional Air National Guard Base, Ala. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Christopher Baldwin)

An F-16 Fighting Falcon goes into full afterburners April 4, 2014, during an engine run at the Hush House on Montgomery Regional Air National Guard Base, Ala. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Christopher Baldwin)

An F-16C Fighting Falcon goes into full afterburners April 4, 2014, during an engine run at the Hush House on Montgomery Regional Air National Guard Base, Ala. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Christopher Baldwin)

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Thunderbirds Over Monument Valley

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds conduct a photo mission over Monument Valley National Park while returning from McConnell Air Force Base, September 10, 2018. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Maj. Ray Geoffroy)

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds conduct a photo mission over Monument Valley National Park while returning from McConnell Air Force Base, September 10, 2018. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Maj. Ray Geoffroy)

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds conduct a photo mission over Monument Valley while returning from McConnell Air Force Base, September 10, 2018. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Maj. Ray Geoffroy)