F-16 COMBAT AIRCRAFT FUNDAMENTALSMULTI-COMMAND HANDBOOK 11-F16 VOLUME 5 : 10 MAY 1996 [4478kb PDF, and well worth the wait for the serious trivia buff] This handbook provides F-16 pilots a single-source, comprehensive document containing fundamental employment procedures and techniques that may be used to accomplish the various missions of the F-16. This handbook is the primary F-16 fighter fundamentals reference document for Air Combat Command (ACC), Pacific Air Forces (PACAF), United States Air Forces in Europe (USAFE), Air Force Reserve (USAFR), Air National Guard (ANG), and Air Education and Training Command (AETC). Designed to be used in conjunction with MCM 3-1 (S) and AFI/MCI 11-series directives, this handbook
addresses basic flying tasks and planning considerations for both the air-to-air and air-to-surface arenas. It presents a solid foundation on which effective tactics can be developed. This handbook is not designed to be used as a step-by-step checklist of how to successfully employ fighters, but rather provides information and guidelines on basic procedures and techniques.
PILOT OPERATIONAL PROCEDURES--F-16 MULTI-COMMAND INSTRUCTION 11-F16 VOLUME 3 21 APRIL 1995 -- [185kb PDF] This instruction prescribes standard operational and weapons employment procedures to be used by all tactical pilots operating USAF F-16 aircraft.
ANNEX F Common Solution/Concept List (U) Air Force Mission Area Plan (MAP) [as of 11 July 1997 - Rev 10] - Detailed and comprehensive Air Combat Command descriptions of weapon system modernization efforts required to satisfy known needs.
Foreign Military Sales
Morocco receives first F-16sAFNS 05 Aug 2011 -- Morocco is the latest U.S. partner nation to receive the F-16 Fighting Falcon, a historic event marked by a ceremony here Aug. 4.
TAIWAN'S AIR FORCE TO ESTABLISH 'ELECTRONIC WAR' UNIT (CNA-Taiwan) 22 December 1999 -- The United States is scheduled to deliver air-launched harpoon missiles to Taiwan next month, and the missiles, to be installed on Taiwan's F-16 fighters, will largely enhance the fighters' long-distance strike capability.
DEFENSE MINISTER OUTLINES AIR FORCE PROBLEMS (CNA-Taiwan) 20 December 1999 -- Since March 1998, four of Taiwan's US-made F-16 jet fighters and two French-made Mirage 2000-5 jet fighters have crashed during training flights, causing widespread concern over the air force's flight safety control measures.
ANOTHER F-16 SQUADRON COMMISSIONED (CNA-Taiwan) 16 December 1999 -- Taiwan on Thursday inaugurated another F-16 squadron at an air base in Hualien, eastern Taiwan. The next squadron of the US-made fighters is scheduled to be commissioned early next year, also in Hualien.
US TENTATIVELY AGREES TO SELL AIM-120 MISSILES TO ROC Central News Agency [Taiwan] 07 December 1999 -- The United States has tentatively agreed to sell AIM-120 advanced medium-range air-to-air missiles to the Republic of China, the Air Force General Headquarters (AFGH) announced on Tuesday.
F-16 FIGHTERS RESUME SERVICE Central News Agency [Taiwan] 21 July 1999 -- The Republic of China's Air Force General Headquarters (AFGH) announced on Wednesday that all of its F-16 jet fighters have completed comprehensive security checks and resumed training flights.