F-16 Fighting Falcon

The F-16 is a US 4th Generation war jet. At the end of the 1960s, General Dynamics and Lockeed Martin began to develop under the Light Fighter Jet program, and the F-16 Fighting Falcon (Fighting Falcon), which was first launched in 1974, began to be produced in line with the US Air Force requirement. The jet, which received the mass production approval in 1976, was originally designed as a lightweight hunter, but its high performance (attracted attention from multiple countries, has taken place in the air forces inventory of the respective countries.


It has the ability to withstand + 9G and -3G and is the first airplane to use the world’s first electronically controlled flight system.Now let’s take a look at the specifications;

Length: 15.03 meters (49.31 ft)
Wing width: 9.45 m (31.00 ft)
Height: 5.09 m (16.70 ft)
Wing area: 27.88 m² (300 ft²)
Net weight: 8.495 kg (18.725 lb)
Typical loading: 10.780 kg (23.765 lb)
Maximum weight: 17,010 kg (37,500 lb)
Fuel capacity:
Extension: 3.105 kg (6.846 lb)
External: 3.066 kg (6.760 lb)
Maximum payload: 7.800 kg (17.200 lb)
SL (Sea Level) 1.460 km / h (915 mph) – 1.2 Mach
Climb speed: 254 m (834 ft) / sec
Service tack: 15,240 m (50,000 ft)
Range: With no load and maximum fuel, 3.890 km (2.100 nm)
With a typical load of 1,000 km (540 nm)
Wing attack opening: 40 °
Wing Opening Rate: 3.0


F-16 aircraft powered by 1 General Electric F110-GE-100 engine have different variants, A-B, C-D, E-F and I. The cost of an airplane with an average cost of around $ 20 million is around $ 15,000, depending on the flight methods it performs.

The engine is about 30,000 horsepower, friends. Further information on the merits 17155 lbf and 76.3 kN. See you next article. Please let me know your request and suggestions in the comments section. 🙂


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