F16

GENERAL DYNAMICS F-16 Fighting Falcon

Aircraft
Name
F-16 Fighting Falcon
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
Mid wing
Tail
Regular tail (Anhedral)
WTC
M
APC
D
Type Code
L1J
Engine
Jet
Engine Count
Single
Position
In fuselage
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
TUSAS F-16 Fighting Falcon
TUSAS Fighting Falcon
SABCA Fighting Falcon
SABCA F-16 Fighting Falcon
SAMSUNG F-16 Fighting Falcon
SAMSUNG Fighting Falcon
LOCKHEED MARTIN F-16 Sufa
LOCKHEED MARTIN F-16 Desert Falcon
LOCKHEED MARTIN Desert Falcon
LOCKHEED MARTIN F-16 Fighting Falcon
LOCKHEED MARTIN Fighting Falcon
LOCKHEED F-16 Fighting Falcon
LOCKHEED Fighting Falcon
LOCKHEED MARTIN Sufa
KOREA AEROSPACE Fighting Falcon
KOREA AEROSPACE F-16 Fighting Falcon
FOKKER Fighting Falcon
FOKKER F-16 Fighting Falcon
GENERAL DYNAMICS F-16N Fighting Falcon
GENERAL DYNAMICS NF-16 Fighting Falcon
GENERAL DYNAMICS Netz
GENERAL DYNAMICS Fighting Falcon (F-16A/B/C/D/N)
GENERAL DYNAMICS F-16D Fighting Falcon
GENERAL DYNAMICS TF-16 Fighting Falcon
GENERAL DYNAMICS Brakeet
GENERAL DYNAMICS F-16 Barak
GENERAL DYNAMICS F-16 Brakeet
GENERAL DYNAMICS F-16 Netz
GENERAL DYNAMICS F-16A Fighting Falcon
GENERAL DYNAMICS F-16B Fighting Falcon
GENERAL DYNAMICS F-16C Fighting Falcon
GENERAL DYNAMICS Barak

F16

Multi role fighter. In service since 1978 (F-16C since 1984). First fighter to use fly-by-wire and relaxed stability. Developed in many versions:

  • Initial series F-16A (single seat) and
  • F-16B (two seats).
  • Improved series F-16C/D with wing tip and
  • re-winged stretched development F-16XL.

Used by almost all smaller country NATO Air Forces as well as USAF. F-16C/D: MTOW 19,190kg. F-16XL: Wing span 10,43 m Length 16,51 m MTOW 21,770kg. Max Mach 2.50.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
10.00 m
Length (metric)
15.00 m
Height (metric)
5.10 m
Powerplant

A/XL: 1 x 65.3 kN P&W F100-PW-100 (1 x 106.0 kN with afterburner) turbofan.

Engine Model(s)
General Electric F110
Pratt & Whitney F100
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
145 kts
Distance
1000 m
MTOW
14970 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
175 kts
ROC
55000 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
300 kts
ROC
40000
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
300 kts
ROC
30000 ft/min
MACH Climb
MACH
0.80
ROC
10000 ft/min
Cruise
TAS
480 kts
MACH
0.86
Ceiling
500
Range
2000 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
0.85
ROD
10000 ft/min
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
350 kts
ROD
10000 ft/min
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
250 kts
MCS
n/a
ROD
1500 ft/min
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
150 kts
Distance
800 m

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