F-16AM Fighting Falcon

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-16AM Fighting Falcon

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19th August 2011
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