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 General Data  Dimensions  Weights  Performance  Weft Description

GENERAL DATA
Country of Origin U.S.A. (United States of America) 
Year of Invention 1974
Year in Service January 1979 
Function Multirole fighter 
User Countries Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, France, Greece, Honduras, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Libya, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Yemen, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Africa, Korea, Spain, Sudan, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, UAE, UK, USA, Venezuela,Vietnam, Zaire and many more.
Inventory Active force, 444; Air National Guard, 305; Reserve, 60. 
Engine  F-16 A/B  One Pratt and Whitney F100-PW-200 turbofan engine with afterburner 
F-16 C/D  One Pratt & Whitney F100-PW-200/220 or General Electric F110-GE-100 turbofan engine with afterburner. 
Armament One M-61A1 20mm multibarrel cannon with 500 rounds; external stations can carry up to six air-to-air missiles, conventional air-to-air and air-to-surface munitions and electronic countermeasure pods. 
Crew  F-16 C  One 
F-16 D  One or Two 
Cost F-16 A/B  $9.5 million 
F-16 C/D  $12.8 million. to $20.0 million.

DIMENSIONS
Wingspan 32 feet, 8 inches (9.8 meters) 
Wing Area  
Length 49 feet, 5 inches (14.8 meters) 
Height  16 feet (4.8 meters)

WEIGHTS
Empty Weight  
Take off weight  37,500 pounds (16,875 kilograms) 
Fuel weight   
Payload   

PERFORMANCE
Cruise speed  Normal  
Maximum   
Max Altitude  
Normal Range   
Range with max.  fuel  

WEFT DESCRIPTION
Wings High-mounted with straight leading edges, forward tapered trailing edges, and blunt tips. 
Engine Four turboprops mounted under and extending beyond wings leading edges.
Fuselage Wide and circular with solid, blunt nose. Stepped cockpit. Upswept rear section. 
Tail  Flats equally tapered and high-mounted on the body. Tall tail fin tapered with a blunt tip.

 

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