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Thirsty Falcons by Stan Stokes. (B)
Thirsty Falcons by Stan Stokes.
Thirsty Falcons by Stan Stokes. (GS)
Thirsty Falcons by Stan Stokes. (GM)
|The Aircraft :|
|Falcon||The F-16 is being used by the active duty USAF, Air Force Reserve, and Air National Guard units, the USAF aerial demonstration team, the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, and as an adversary-aggressor aircraft by the United States Navy at the Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center. The U.S. Air Force, including the Air Force Reserve and the Air National Guard, flew the F-16 in combat during Operation Desert Storm in 1991 and in the Balkans later in the 1990s. F-16s also patrolled the no-fly zones in Iraq during Operations Northern Watch and Southern Watch and served during the wars in Afghanistan (Operation Enduring Freedom) and Iraq (Operation Iraqi Freedom) from 2001 and 2003 respectively. In 2011, Air Force F-16s took part in the intervention in Libya. The F-16 had been scheduled to remain in service with the U.S. Air Force until 2025. Its replacement was planned to be the F-35A variant of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II, which is expected gradually begin replacing several multi-role aircraft among the program's member nations. However, due to delays in the F-35 program, all USAF F-16s will receive service life extension upgrades|
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|RECENT UPDATES TO OUR AVIATION HISTORY DATABASES|
|Updates made to Airframes database for : R6011 : Squadrons updated|
|G. G. Sharp added to aircrew database.|
|Updates made to Airframes database for : Blenheim R3900 : Airframe notes updated (added 31-03-1941 : Blenheim was lost off the Dutch Island of Texel. )|
|Updates made to Aircrew database for : Lieutenant Colonel Carl R Riggs : Squadrons updated (added 388th Fighter Squadron), Squadron service dates updated|
|Updates made to Airframes database for : Wellington R1470 :|
|New victory claim added : Ju88 claimed on 10th May 1940 by John Evelyn Scoular of No.73 Sqn RAF|
|Updates made to Airframes database for : Whitley Z6583 : Airframe notes updated (added 03-04-1941 : Whitley was ordered to divert to an airfield in southern England, before it crashed after circling Tangmere. It is believed the pilot became disorientated after the airfield lights were extinguished.)|
|No.823 Sqn FAA added to the squadrons database.|
|No.822 Sqn FAA added to the squadrons database.|
|Updates made to Airframes database for : Blenheim L9386 :|
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