Iraq F-16 First Flight

Posted 7 May 2014
Photo by Liz Kaszynski

Two Lockheed Martin test pilots successfully completed the first flight of the inaugural F-16 Fighting Falcon for the Iraqi Air Force on 2 May 2014 at the company’s facility in Fort Worth, Texas. The F-16D is the first of thirty-six F-16 Block 52 aircraft on order through the US Department of Defense for Iraq. The aircraft will be delivered later this year.

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