General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon
The General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon is a multirole jet fighter aircraft, orginally developed by General Dynamics for the United States Air Force.
||Toggles speed brake
||Toggles FBW (fly by wire) override
||Toggles radar RWS / TWS AUTO modes
||Decreases radar range
||Increases radar range
||Toggles radar standby mode
||Triggers flare release
||Toggles arrester hook
||Fires the cannon
|| Seat up
| ⇧ Shift+U
|| Seat down
The F-16 has a canvas Head-Up Display
The General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon supports in-flight refueling. You need to start a specific scenario or do that in multiplayer to get a tanker aircraft. See Howto:Aerial refueling for more information. Also look on the box at the bottom of the page.
There is the possibility to start of and land on a carrier. You can toggle the arrester hook with Ctrl+H. There are several Aircraft carrier available. How to set it up start your aircraft there is described in Howto:Carrier. If you fly in multiplayer mode see Carrier over MP
taxiing to parking at LIPA
after landing on rwy 05 with home livery
The RNLAF J015-demo livery of the F-16
New to fighter aircraft
If you have never flown an aircraft like this one before (Just light planes or airliners), crashed it before landing or just are not sure, how to land a right way; there is an article A-4F Skyhawk Operations Manual by Andy Ross. Although is written for the Douglas A-4 most of the information contain general stuff about fly delta wing aircraft, about stall, AoA and landing maneuver and applies to the F-16 too.