General Dynamics / Lockheed F-16 Fighting Falcon

Fighter

General Dynamics F-16AM Fighting Falcon © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon is a single-engine single- or two-seat multi-role jet fighter aircraft produced by the US-American manufacturer General Dynamics Corporation and later by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company.
The F-16 was also assembled by Fokker in the Netherlands, by SABCA in Belgium, by Turkish Aerospace Industries in Turkey and by Korean Aerospace Industries in South Korea.
Crew1
Propulsion1 Turbofan Engine
Engine ModelGeneral Electric F110-GE-129
Engine Power
dry/with Afterburner
77,8 / 129,0 kN17500 / 29000 lbf
alternative Engine Variant
Engine ModelPratt & Whitney F100-PW-229
Engine Power
dry/with Afterburner
79,2 / 129,0 kN17800 / 29000 lbf
Speed2200 km/h1188 kts
  1367 mph
Service Ceiling18.288 m60.000 ft
Range1.600 km864 NM
994 mi.
Empty Weight8.437 kg18.600 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight19.187 kg42.300 lbs
Wing Span10,00 m32 ft 10 in
Wing Area27,9 m300 ft
Length15,02 m49 ft 3 in
Height5,09 m16 ft 8 in
First Flight20. Jan 1974
Production Statusin production
ICAO CodeF16
Data for (Version)General Dynamics F-16C Block 50
VariantsF-16A/B, F-16C/D, F-16E/F

[Photo-ID: 29] Karsten Palt 2006-06-17
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16, Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht, , c/n , Karsten Palt, 2006General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16
Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht
 
Open Dagen Koninklijke Luchtmacht 2006 [Leeuwarden (EHLW / LHW)]
[Photo-ID: 6523] Karsten Palt 2013-04-01
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16A, Belgian Air Component, FA-01, c/n 6H-1, Karsten Palt, 2013General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16A
Belgian Air Component
Reg.: FA-01
c/n: 6H-1
 
first Belgian F-16
Koninklijk Legermuseum [Brussel]
[Photo-ID: 2761] Karsten Palt 2009-09-23
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16A, Belgian Air Component, FA-16, c/n 6H-16, Karsten Palt, 2009General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16A
Belgian Air Component
Reg.: FA-16
c/n: 6H-16
 
NATO Tigermeet 2009 [Kleine Brogel (EBBL)]
[Photo-ID: 2762] Karsten Palt 2009-09-23
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16A, Belgian Air Component, FA-16, c/n 6H-16, Karsten Palt, 2009General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16A
Belgian Air Component
Reg.: FA-16
c/n: 6H-16
 
NATO Tigermeet 2009 [Kleine Brogel (EBBL)]
[Photo-ID: 3306] Karsten Palt 2010-06-18
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16A, Royal Danish Air Force, E-194, c/n 6F-21, Karsten Palt, 2010General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16A
Royal Danish Air Force
Reg.: E-194
c/n: 6F-21
 
Luchtmachtdagen 2010 [Gilze-Rijen (EHGR)]
[Photo-ID: 2484] Karsten Palt 2009-06-25
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16A, Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht, J-215, c/n 6D-4, Karsten Palt, 2009General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16A
Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht
Reg.: J-215
c/n: 6D-4
 
Militaire Luchtvaart Museum [Soesterberg]
[Photo-ID: 6423] Karsten Palt 2013-02-09
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16A, Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF), , c/n 61-109/M21-1, Karsten Palt, 2013General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16A
Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF)
 
ex 79-0324 RTAF spares aircraft
Royal Thai Air Force Museum [Bangkok]
[Photo-ID: 7892] Karsten Palt 2014-03-09
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16A, United States Air Force (USAF), 79-0403, c/n 61-188, Karsten Palt, 2014General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16A
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 79-0403
c/n: 61-188
 
Intrepid Air, Space & Sea Museum [New York City, NY]
[Photo-ID: 11378] Karsten Palt 2015-06-01
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16A, United States Air Force (USAF), 81-0738, c/n 61-419, Karsten Palt, 2015General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16A
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 81-0738
c/n: 61-419
 
retired 1994, Celebrity Row
AMARG - Boneyard [Tucson, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 11379] Karsten Palt 2015-06-01
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16A, United States Air Force (USAF), 82-1005, c/n 61-598, Karsten Palt, 2015General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16A
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 82-1005
c/n: 61-598
 
ex Italian AF MM7262, retired 2012
AMARG - Boneyard [Tucson, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 5397] Karsten Palt 2012-01-11
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16A Fighting Falcon, United States Air Force (USAF), 81-0663, c/n 61-344, Karsten Palt, 2012General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16A Fighting Falcon
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 81-0663
c/n: 61-344
 
ex Thunderbirds aircraft
National Museum of the United States Air Force [Dayton, Ohio / USA (Wright-Patterson AFB)]
[Photo-ID: 2765] Karsten Palt 2009-09-23
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16AM, Belgian Air Component, FA-106, c/n 6H-106, Karsten Palt, 2009General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16AM
Belgian Air Component
Reg.: FA-106
c/n: 6H-106
 
NATO Tigermeet 2009 [Kleine Brogel (EBBL)]
[Photo-ID: 2766] Karsten Palt 2009-09-23
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16AM, Belgian Air Component, FA-107, c/n 6H-107, Karsten Palt, 2009General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16AM
Belgian Air Component
Reg.: FA-107
c/n: 6H-107
 
NATO Tigermeet 2009 [Kleine Brogel (EBBL)]
[Photo-ID: 2767] Karsten Palt 2009-09-23
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16AM, Belgian Air Component, FA-110, c/n 6H-110, Karsten Palt, 2009General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16AM
Belgian Air Component
Reg.: FA-110
c/n: 6H-110
 
NATO Tigermeet 2009 [Kleine Brogel (EBBL)]
[Photo-ID: 5637] Karsten Palt 2011-09-16
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16AM, Belgian Air Component, FA-110, c/n 6H-110, Karsten Palt, 2011General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16AM
Belgian Air Component
Reg.: FA-110
c/n: 6H-110
 
Demo c/s
Luchtmachtdagen 2011 [Leeuwarden (EHLW / LHW)]
[Photo-ID: 2768] Karsten Palt 2009-09-23
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16AM, Belgian Air Component, FA-123, c/n 6H-123, Karsten Palt, 2009General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16AM
Belgian Air Component
Reg.: FA-123
c/n: 6H-123
 
NATO Tigermeet 2009 [Kleine Brogel (EBBL)]
[Photo-ID: 2769] Karsten Palt 2009-09-23
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16AM, Belgian Air Component, FA-124, c/n 6H-124, Karsten Palt, 2009General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16AM
Belgian Air Component
Reg.: FA-124
c/n: 6H-124
 
NATO Tigermeet 2009 [Kleine Brogel (EBBL)]
[Photo-ID: 2770] Karsten Palt 2009-09-23
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16AM, Belgian Air Component, FA-127, c/n 6H-127, Karsten Palt, 2009General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16AM
Belgian Air Component
Reg.: FA-127
c/n: 6H-127
 
NATO Tigermeet 2009 [Kleine Brogel (EBBL)]
[Photo-ID: 2771] Karsten Palt 2009-09-23
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16AM, Belgian Air Component, FA-128, c/n 6H-128, Karsten Palt, 2009General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16AM
Belgian Air Component
Reg.: FA-128
c/n: 6H-128
 
NATO Tigermeet 2009 [Kleine Brogel (EBBL)]
[Photo-ID: 864] Karsten Palt 2008-06-20
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16AM, Belgian Air Component, FA-131, c/n 6H-131, Karsten Palt, 2008General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16AM
Belgian Air Component
Reg.: FA-131
c/n: 6H-131
 
Open Dagen Koninklijke Luchtmacht 2008 [Leeuwarden (EHLW / LHW)]
[Photo-ID: 865] Karsten Palt 2008-06-20
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16AM, Belgian Air Component, FA-131, c/n 6H-131, Karsten Palt, 2008General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16AM
Belgian Air Component
Reg.: FA-131
c/n: 6H-131
 
Open Dagen Koninklijke Luchtmacht 2008 [Leeuwarden (EHLW / LHW)]
[Photo-ID: 866] Karsten Palt 2008-06-20
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16AM, Belgian Air Component, FA-132, c/n 6H-132, Karsten Palt, 2008General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16AM
Belgian Air Component
Reg.: FA-132
c/n: 6H-132
 
Open Dagen Koninklijke Luchtmacht 2008 [Leeuwarden (EHLW / LHW)]
[Photo-ID: 2320] Karsten Palt 2009-06-19
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16AM, Belgian Air Component, FA-134, c/n 6H-134, Karsten Palt, 2009General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16AM
Belgian Air Component
Reg.: FA-134
c/n: 6H-134
 
Luchtmachtdagen 2009 [Volkel (EHVK / UDE)]
[Photo-ID: 2321] Karsten Palt 2009-06-19
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16AM, Belgian Air Component, FA-134, c/n 6H-134, Karsten Palt, 2009General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16AM
Belgian Air Component
Reg.: FA-134
c/n: 6H-134
 
Luchtmachtdagen 2009 [Volkel (EHVK / UDE)]
[Photo-ID: 2772] Karsten Palt 2009-09-23
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16AM, Belgian Air Component, FA-134, c/n 6H-134, Karsten Palt, 2009General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16AM
Belgian Air Component
Reg.: FA-134
c/n: 6H-134
 
Demo c/s
NATO Tigermeet 2009 [Kleine Brogel (EBBL)]
[Photo-ID: 2291] Karsten Palt 2009-06-05
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16AM, Belgian Air Component, FA-71, c/n 6H-71, Karsten Palt, 2009General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16AM
Belgian Air Component
Reg.: FA-71
c/n: 6H-71
 
Spotterday JG 71 R 2009 [Wittmund-Wittmundhafen (ETNT)]
[Photo-ID: 2763] Karsten Palt 2009-09-23
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16AM, Belgian Air Component, FA-77, c/n 6H-77, Karsten Palt, 2009General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16AM
Belgian Air Component
Reg.: FA-77
c/n: 6H-77
 
NATO Tigermeet 2009 [Kleine Brogel (EBBL)]
[Photo-ID: 2764] Karsten Palt 2009-09-23
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16AM, Belgian Air Component, FA-87, c/n 6H-87, Karsten Palt, 2009General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16AM
Belgian Air Component
Reg.: FA-87
c/n: 6H-87
 
Tiger c/s
NATO Tigermeet 2009 [Kleine Brogel (EBBL)]
[Photo-ID: 5636] Karsten Palt 2011-09-16
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16AM, Belgian Air Component, FA-95, c/n 6H-95, Karsten Palt, 2011General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16AM
Belgian Air Component
Reg.: FA-95
c/n: 6H-95
 
Luchtmachtdagen 2011 [Leeuwarden (EHLW / LHW)]
[Photo-ID: 12838] Karsten Palt 2016-07-09
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16AM, Belgian Air Force, FA-123, c/n 6H-123, Karsten Palt, 2016General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16AM
Belgian Air Force
Reg.: FA-123
c/n: 6H-123
 
special c/s
Royal International Air Tattoo 2016 [RAF Fairford (EGVA / FFD)]
[Photo-ID: 12839] Karsten Palt 2016-07-09
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16AM, Belgian Air Force, FA-123, c/n 6H-123, Karsten Palt, 2016General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16AM
Belgian Air Force
Reg.: FA-123
c/n: 6H-123
 
special c/s
Royal International Air Tattoo 2016 [RAF Fairford (EGVA / FFD)]
[Photo-ID: 12840] Karsten Palt 2016-07-09
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16AM, Belgian Air Force, FA-123, c/n 6H-123, Karsten Palt, 2016General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16AM
Belgian Air Force
Reg.: FA-123
c/n: 6H-123
 
special c/s
Royal International Air Tattoo 2016 [RAF Fairford (EGVA / FFD)]
[Photo-ID: 12841] Karsten Palt 2016-07-09
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16AM, Belgian Air Force, FA-124, c/n 6H-124, Karsten Palt, 2016General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16AM
Belgian Air Force
Reg.: FA-124
c/n: 6H-124
 
Royal International Air Tattoo 2016 [RAF Fairford (EGVA / FFD)]
[Photo-ID: 12842] Karsten Palt 2016-07-09
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16AM, Belgian Air Force, FA-77, c/n 6H-77, Karsten Palt, 2016General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16AM
Belgian Air Force
Reg.: FA-77
c/n: 6H-77
 
Tiger c/s
Royal International Air Tattoo 2016 [RAF Fairford (EGVA / FFD)]
[Photo-ID: 12843] Karsten Palt 2016-07-09
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16AM, Belgian Air Force, FA-77, c/n 6H-77, Karsten Palt, 2016General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16AM
Belgian Air Force
Reg.: FA-77
c/n: 6H-77
 
Tiger c/s
Royal International Air Tattoo 2016 [RAF Fairford (EGVA / FFD)]
[Photo-ID: 837] Karsten Palt 2008-06-20
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16AM, Portuguese Air Force, 15133, c/n M17-17 / 61-629, Karsten Palt, 2008General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16AM
Portuguese Air Force
Reg.: 15133
c/n: M17-17 / 61-629
 
Open Dagen Koninklijke Luchtmacht 2008 [Leeuwarden (EHLW / LHW)]
[Photo-ID: 4333] Karsten Palt 2011-06-30
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16AM, Royal Danish Air Force, E-174, c/n 6F-1, Karsten Palt, 2011General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16AM
Royal Danish Air Force
Reg.: E-174
c/n: 6F-1
 
Danmarks Flymuseum [Stauning]
[Photo-ID: 2773] Karsten Palt 2009-09-23
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16AM, Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht, J-003, c/n 6D-159, Karsten Palt, 2009General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16AM
Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht
Reg.: J-003
c/n: 6D-159
 
NATO Tigermeet 2009 [Kleine Brogel (EBBL)]
[Photo-ID: 2774] Karsten Palt 2009-09-23
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16AM, Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht, J-003, c/n 6D-159, Karsten Palt, 2009General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16AM
Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht
Reg.: J-003
c/n: 6D-159
 
NATO Tigermeet 2009 [Kleine Brogel (EBBL)]
[Photo-ID: 2336] Karsten Palt 2009-06-19
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16AM, Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht, J-005, c/n 6D-161, Karsten Palt, 2009General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16AM
Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht
Reg.: J-005
c/n: 6D-161
 
Luchtmachtdagen 2009 [Volkel (EHVK / UDE)]
[Photo-ID: 2337] Karsten Palt 2009-06-19
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16AM, Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht, J-008, c/n 6D-164, Karsten Palt, 2009General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16AM
Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht
Reg.: J-008
c/n: 6D-164
 
55 years 313 tiger sqn c/s
Luchtmachtdagen 2009 [Volkel (EHVK / UDE)]
[Photo-ID: 2338] Karsten Palt 2009-06-19
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16AM, Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht, J-015, c/n 6D-171, Karsten Palt, 2009General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16AM
Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht
Reg.: J-015
c/n: 6D-171
 
RNAF Solo Display
Luchtmachtdagen 2009 [Volkel (EHVK / UDE)]
[Photo-ID: 2339] Karsten Palt 2009-06-19
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16AM, Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht, J-015, c/n 6D-171, Karsten Palt, 2009General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16AM
Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht
Reg.: J-015
c/n: 6D-171
 
RNAF Solo Display
Luchtmachtdagen 2009 [Volkel (EHVK / UDE)]
[Photo-ID: 2340] Karsten Palt 2009-06-19
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16AM, Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht, J-015, c/n 6D-171, Karsten Palt, 2009General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16AM
Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht
Reg.: J-015
c/n: 6D-171
 
RNAF Solo Display
Luchtmachtdagen 2009 [Volkel (EHVK / UDE)]
[Photo-ID: 2341] Karsten Palt 2009-06-19
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16AM, Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht, J-015, c/n 6D-171, Karsten Palt, 2009General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16AM
Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht
Reg.: J-015
c/n: 6D-171
 
RNAF Solo Display
Luchtmachtdagen 2009 [Volkel (EHVK / UDE)]
[Photo-ID: 2775] Karsten Palt 2009-09-23
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16AM, Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht, J-015, c/n 6D-171, Karsten Palt, 2009General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16AM
Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht
Reg.: J-015
c/n: 6D-171
 
Demo c/s
NATO Tigermeet 2009 [Kleine Brogel (EBBL)]
[Photo-ID: 2776] Karsten Palt 2009-09-23
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16AM, Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht, J-015, c/n 6D-171, Karsten Palt, 2009General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16AM
Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht
Reg.: J-015
c/n: 6D-171
 
Demo c/s
NATO Tigermeet 2009 [Kleine Brogel (EBBL)]
[Photo-ID: 3307] Karsten Palt 2010-06-18
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16AM, Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht, J-015, c/n 6D-171, Karsten Palt, 2010General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16AM
Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht
Reg.: J-015
c/n: 6D-171
 
Demo c/s
Luchtmachtdagen 2010 [Gilze-Rijen (EHGR)]
[Photo-ID: 3308] Karsten Palt 2010-06-18
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16AM, Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht, J-015, c/n 6D-171, Karsten Palt, 2010General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16AM
Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht
Reg.: J-015
c/n: 6D-171
 
Demo c/s
Luchtmachtdagen 2010 [Gilze-Rijen (EHGR)]
[Photo-ID: 5638] Karsten Palt 2011-09-16
General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16AM, Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht, J-015, c/n 6D-171, Karsten Palt, 2011General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin
F-16AM
Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht
Reg.: J-015
c/n: 6D-171
 
Demo c/s
Luchtmachtdagen 2011 [Leeuwarden (EHLW / LHW)]

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