Is the F-16 a Viper or Falcon?
The F-16V or Viper is the latest variant of the F-16 Fighting Falcon fourth generation, multi-role, fighter aircraft manufactured by Lockheed Martin. The Viper integrates advanced capabilities as part of an upgrade package to better interoperate with fifth-generation fighters, including the F-35 and the F-22.
Is the F-16 Falcon still in service?
The General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon is a single-engine multirole fighter aircraft originally developed by General Dynamics for the United States Air Force (USAF)….General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon.
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Does Elon Musk have private jet?
The Gulfstream G650ER private jet was built in 2015 and delivered to Musk in 2016. The jet is worth an estimated $70million.
How many F-16 Falcons were shot down?
F-16s embarked on the largest air strike ever over downtown Baghdad during the seventy-two-ship Form Q-though two of the Falcons were shot down by air-defense missiles during the raid and their pilots captured.
What is the stall speed of a F16 Falcon?
In terms of speed, F-16 surely has an edge with its maximum being 2175 km/h. When it comes to JF-17, the jet can attain a maximum speed of 1909 km/h. Stall Speed. Stall speed refers to the lowest speed a jet needs to fly and maintain its altitude. When it comes to stall speed, F-16 stands at just over 230 km/h.
What is the top speed of the F – 16 Falcon?
General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon Specifications. Wingspan: 31 ft. Length: 49 ft. 4 in. Height: 16 ft. 8-1/2 in. Empty Weight: 18,280 lbs. Gross Weight: 42,300 lbs. Top Speed: 1,333 mph. Service Ceiling: 50,000 ft.-plus.
Can the F-16 really supercruise?
Supercruise is sustained supersonic speeds without afterburners. But it is possible with certain F-16 variants (engines) and altitudes, along with maintenance record. F-16 was only meant to be supersonic that too at short intervals. It would require some redesigns/ reinforcements to the air-frame for supercruise.