Military family thanks golf world for support

...On Nov. 27, 2006, Gilbert Ravella answered a knock at her front door and was told the unthinkable. Her husband's F-16 fighter jet had crashed during an insurgent attack, three months after he deployed to Iraq. Insurgents stole Maj. Troy...

New suits take heat for US speedskating woes

...my mind that this is the most scientific suit in the whole world," said U.S. skater Patrick Meek. "These guys make F-16 fighter jets. If they can invade Afghanistan and Iraq, they can build a speedskating suit."That said, an effort was...

Plane was really F-16, not F-14

...said to be an F-14 from the U.S. Navy. If you would check you will find that the plane shown was a U.S. Air Force F-16 Falcon -- not the F-14 Tomcat. I just wanted to let you know. C. Powell, Augusta (Editor's note: You are correct...

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Across the region

...community.The ruling follows a lengthy and heated debate in Vermont over the plane, which is designed to replace the aging F-16.Also Tuesday, the Air Force decided to base 72 F-35s at the active duty Hill northern Utah.Vermont was chosen over...

Egypt's Christian minority rallies behind new constitution

...provinces, and sandbags were erected outside a number of polling stations. There were frequent helicopter runs and flyovers by F-16 jets. As helicopters hovered over the heads of voters Wednesday in the Christian village of Kunbuah, a loud cheer went...

F-16 fires on Patriot missile battery in friendly fire incident

...SAYLIYAH, Qatar -- In a friendly fire incident, an American F-16 fired on a U.S. Patriot missile battery in Iraq after...Mark Kitchens, a U.S. Central Command spokesman. The F-16 fired an AGM-88 high-speed anti-radiation missile at...

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F-16 pilot missing after collision over Atlantic

...Debris and an oil slick were spotted in the Atlantic off the South Carolina coast as the search expanded Friday for an F-16 fighter pilot whose jet collided with another during night training exercises. "We did have a report of an oil sheen which...

A look at the U.S. airstrike arsenal

...large arsenal from which to choose. F-16 Fighting Falcons and F-15 Eagles...deployed to the Persian Gulf region. The F-16, a single-engine fighter with one...crew of one or two. Larger than the F-16, the F-15 can cruise at more than...

Fighter jet fleeing Bertha crashes, killing one

...PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - An Air Force F-16 fighter plane being flown from South...scattering everywhere," she said. The F-16's single engine failed about 20 miles...something had happened," she said. The F-16 was one of 50 planes from the 20th Fighter...

Jet joins lineup for Skyfest

...that an F-15 will replace a planned F-16 tactical demonstration now off the bill...necessary after a fatal crash of an F-16 during a March 19 air show in Kingsville, Texas. News about the downed F-16, part of an Air Force demonstration...

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