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F-16CG Night Falcon

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The Ocean Sky 2019 exercise will take place in the Canary archipelago between October 19 and 30, 2019.
The purpose of the exercise is to train the capabilities of the Command and Control structure of the Combat Air Command in an air superiority campaign, which allows to increase the level of preparation for air-to-air combat of the Air Army fighter units and of the invited foreign units. In this regard, this edition of the Ocean Sky has the participation of the 493 U.S. Air Force Squadron. (equipped with F-15C aircraft) and 151 Turkish Air Force Squadron (equipped with F-16 aircraft).
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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-16CG Night Falcon

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24th October 2019
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