Aviation Photo #1337587 General Dynamics F-16C Fighting Falcon (401) - USA - Air Force

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Wearing a special 90th Anniversary paint scheme this F-16 is seen just a few weeks before the unit transfers to UAV's and this particular aircraft is retired to a museum in Houston.
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    Nathan Havercroft
    USA - Air Force
    General Dynamics F-16C Fighting Falcon (401)
    General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon (401)
    General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon (401)
    General Dynamics
    Riverside - March ARB (AFB / Field)
    March 18, 2008
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Photo Added: March 19, 2008

Comments (6)

9 years ago
Awesome shot Nate! Best photo of that jet that I've seen. RT
9 years ago
Great pic! The Air Force has gone retro.

They got the established date wrong, though. The USAF was created into its own independant service was 1947, not 1917.
9 years ago
Awesome photo!

The paint job commemorates the 90th anniversary of the 111th FS, not the USAF.
9 years ago
The 90 years doesnt have to do with the creation of the usaf, but rather how long planes have been flying at Ellington Field.
7 years ago
The 1917 date reflects how long the 111th squadron has been around. it was Army Air Corp before it became the US Air Force in 1947
6 years ago
What a beautiful looking bird! The F16 is one of my fav's, and this picture makes me love it even more. Cheers!

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