F-16C Fighting Falcon

Image Description

Painted in tribute to those who were lost during the attack in Las Vegas on 1st October 2017. Seen here during Aviation Nation

Aircraft Data

The F-16 Fighting Falcon is a compact, multi-role supersonic fighter aircraft. It is highly maneuverable and has proven itself in air-to-air combat and air-to-surface attack. Serving with the USAF but also in the air forces of 25 nations.

F-16C first flew in 1984 and have substantial improvement in cockpit avionics and the Pratt & Whitney F100-PW-200 engine the carriage of the AGM-45 Shrike, AGM-88 HARM, and AIM-120 missiles.

Summary data for General Dynamics F-16 Falcon -
Country of originFirst flightNo. builtNo. in serviceCrewPassengers
United States1974440040001n/a

Power

1 x General Electric F110 (27000 - 32000 lbf) or Pratt & Whitney F100 (17900 - 29100 lbf) turbofan engine.

F-16C Pratt & Whitney F100-PW-200 engine


Weapons

Guns: 1 20 mm M61 Vulcan gatling gun. Hardpoints: 2 wing-tip Air-to-air missile launch rails, 6 under-wing & 3 under-fuselage pylon stations holding up to 20,450 lb payload


Dimensions

Dimensions for General Dynamics F-16 Falcon -
Length (F-16C)
Wing Span32 ft. 8 in. (F-16C)
Height16 ft. 8 in. (F-16C)
Empty Weight18,900 lbs. (F-16C)
Max Weight26,500 lbs. (F-16C)

Performance

Performance of General Dynamics F-16 Falcon -
Max Speed1,500 mph
Cruise Speed1,000 mph
Ceiling60,000 ft.
Normal Range295nm (combat radius)
Max Range2,280nm (with drop tanks)

Updated 25th January 2009

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F-16C Fighting Falcon

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Date Taken:
11th November 2017
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291792

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