After 28 years and 308 units F-16 production comes to end

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    ECONOMICS - Last F-16 jet delivered to Turkish Air Forces

    Pics from delivery ceremony of last produced F-16

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    By far, my favorite aircraft evah. :thup:
     
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    Took em 28 years to make 308 planes?
     
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    There was a series of pretty good F-16 flight sims for PC. Had a lot of fun with those.
    Evil stepson was given a ride after he was named Guardsman o' the year in his state.
     
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    Turkey to replace F-16s with local jets
    Turkish arms manufacturer TAI has signed a technical assistance deal with Swedish Saab on technical assistance to build a fighter jet that will replace the F-16s.
    SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY - Turkey to replace F-16s with local jets

    We'll see a Swedish-Turkish co-jet, and it will be beginning to replace F-16s by 2023.
     
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    The F-16 is not being discontinued...

    ... only the sale of them to Turkey is being halted...

    ... with a fleet of 308 F-16's in the Turkish arsenal...

    ... they should be able to take on all comers in the region.
     
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    One of the greatest aircraft ever.
     
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    You forget Russia.
     

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