Selfie with Dreamliner: F-16 pilot takes self-portrait photo with Boeing 787 on his left wing
Boeing has announced that it has retrofitted a number of retired Lockheed Martin F-16 fighter jets with equipment enabling them to be flown remotely without a pilot. In conjunction with the US Air Force, one of these unmanned jets was recently flown.
Ankara, the Turkish Air Force received the last copy of the Lockheed-Martin F-16 "Fighting Falcon" completely modernized at a ceremony on April 10 at the Turkish Aerospace Industries Factory (TAI). In total, 163 were F-16C / D of the Turkish Air Force have been upgraded as part of the Peace Onyx III program (OP-III) at a cost of about $ 1.1 billion. The PO-III program included the standard level upgrade Block 40 and Block 50 throughout Turkey at a similar level to implement joint program…
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Taken from the Solo Türk, the F-16 solo aerobatics display team of the Turkish Air Force during a display in Girne, Kyrenia, Cyprus. While diving and turning, the pilot released flares, high-temperature heat sources used to mislead surface-to-air or air-to-air missile’s heat-seeking targeting systems, creating the pyrotechnic visual effect you can see behind the plane.