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Status of the F-16 aircraft program

United States. General Accounting Office

Status of the F-16 aircraft program

Dept. of the Air Force : report to the Congress

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by Government Accounting Office in [Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Airplanes, Military.,
  • Fighter planes.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States.
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of the Air Force
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 21 p. :
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22292241M

    After the Dyna-Soar program was canceled in December , one F5D-1 stayed on at Dryden, eventually becoming a flight simulator for the M2-F2, and a chase plane for experimental flights until In May one of the aircraft was retired and donated to the Neil Armstrong Air and Space Museum. Douglas X-3 Stiletto. The descendant of the merger of the Air Force Systems Command (AFSC) and the Air Force Logistics Command (AFLC), Air Force Materiel Command is responsible for providing, testing, and maintaining US Air Force equipment. As such, it plays a large part in the F program, both in testing the aircraft and its weapon systems. It utilizes the F for numerous tests for .

    The McDonnell Douglas F/A Hornet is a twin-engine, supersonic, all-weather, carrier-capable, multirole combat jet, designed as both a fighter and attack aircraft (hence the F/A designation).Designed by McDonnell Douglas (now part of Boeing) and Northrop (now part of Northrop Grumman), the F/A was derived from the latter's YF in the s for use by Manufacturer: McDonnell Douglas (–), . Boeing’s F program was initiated at the request of the United States Air Force, which demanded a fighter jet designed to maintain the country’s air superiority. Through its variants, the F has also served that mission internationally with numerous global customers. Downloadable Resources. F Technical Specifications. ft ( m).

    The Lockheed A was a high-altitude, Mach 3+ reconnaissance aircraft built for the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) by Lockheed's Skunk Works, based on the designs of Clarence "Kelly" aircraft was designated A, the 12th in a series of internal design efforts for "Archangel", the aircraft's internal code name. In it was selected over Convair's Manufacturer: Lockheed Corporation. Determining Aircraft Maintenance Status and Capability. .. 23 Table Aircraft Maintenance Status Code Flow Chart. .. 24 Section 2E—Aircraft Utilization Reporting 25 Flying Hour Program. Tracking, reconcil ing and reporting the flying hour programFile Size: 1MB.


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The item Status of the F aircraft program: Dept. of the Air Force: report to the Congress, by the Comptroller General of the United States represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Indiana State Library.

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Air Force.]. Get this from a library. Status of the Air Force's F aircraft program: report to the Congress. [United States. General Accounting Office.]. The multinational F single-engine fighter aircraft has been approved for full production; the first-production F is scheduled for delivery in August The United States and four European countries (Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, and Norway) plan to purchase Fs, and a letter of offer and acceptance has been signed for sale of Fs to.

Under a multinational commitment, the United States, Belgium, Denmark, The Netherlands, and Norway plan to purchase at least F fighter aircraft for the United States and for the European countries. Ultimately the U.S. Air Force plans call for procuring 1, aircraft.

The European countries will participate in co-producing the first U.S. Air Force F's, the. Program decisions could be affected by European industrial production capability, mission requirements, ability of Europeans to meet funding requirements, and the need to obtain European approval of modifications to the aircraft.

In its evaluation of the F development and procurement program, GAO found that the Air Force is concerned with Format: Paperback.

The General Dynamics F Fighting Falcon is a single-engine supersonic multirole fighter aircraft originally developed by General Dynamics for the United States Air Force (USAF). Designed as an air superiority day fighter, it evolved into a successful all-weather multirole aircraft. Over 4, aircraft have been built since production was approved in Manufacturer: General Dynamics, Lockheed Martin.

Summary not available for this title. Status of the F aircraft program: Dept. of the Air Force: report to the Congress / by the Comptroller General of the United States.

In Part I of the report, the committee provides the basis for this study of the U.S. Air Force aging aircraft. Chapter 1 describes the background and objectives for the study. Chapter 2 is a summary of force management processes, future force projections, and an assessment of force management, including the Aircraft Structural Integrity Program.

Chapter 3 describes the. The total program cost is estimated at 71 billion dollars for aircraft, or about million dollars per plane. This was a news conference to discuss the future of the F fighter program. Vertical Axis: Number of F aircraft ordered during a given year Series: The first series includes aircraft that have been ordered; the second series shows aircraft on order.

The third series shows aircraft that were in production, canceled by the customer and then re-assigned and delivered to another customer.

Code status Code 0 - Ground abort. Code 1 - Aircraft mission capable with no additional discrepancies. Code 2 - Aircraft or system has minor discrepancies but is capable of further mission assignment within normal turnaround times.

Code 3 - Aircraft or system has major discrepancies in mission essential. A large number of variants of the General Dynamics F Fighting Falcon have been produced by General Dynamics, Lockheed Martin, and various licensed manufacturers.

The details of the F variants, along with major modification programs and derivative designs significantly influenced by the F, are described below. 1 Pre-production cturer: General Dynamics, Lockheed Martin. F 16 aircraft Latest Breaking News, Pictures, Videos, and Special Reports from The Economic Times.

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Air Force Installation Contracting Center. Air Force Institute of Technology. Airman & Family Readiness Flight. National Air & Space Intelligence Center. National Museum of the USAF. Converting aircraft to BAI status will free up experienced maintainers so they can be integrated into the F Lightning II program.

“The secretary of Defense has certified that placing up to 36 A aircraft into backup flying status is a necessary step to reduce the Air Force’s shortage of experienced fighter maintenance personnel. WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- The Air Force, with congressional authorization, will convert 18 primary combat-coded A Thunderbolt II aircraft from active units and place them into Backup-Aircraft Inventory (BAI) status with the possibility to convert another 18 at a later date in fiscal year The secretary of Defense has authorized the Air Force to place up to a total of 36 A aircraft.

Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) is a development and acquisition program intended to replace a wide range of existing fighter, strike, and ground attack aircraft for the United States, the United Kingdom, Italy, Canada, Australia, Turkey, the Netherlands, Denmark and Norway.

After a competition between the Boeing X and the Lockheed Martin X, a final design was Outcome: X selected for production as F. The F Auto GCAS system is currently being integrated into the U.S. Air Force’s F fleet and the Air Force and Lockheed Martin plan to develop similar systems for the F and F Current plans call for fielding an Auto GCAS on the F by The F Joint Program Office estimates the Auto GCAS will prevent more than 26 ground.

The F Aardvark flew combat missions during the Vietnam War, struck Libya inand saw action during Operation Desert Storm. Originally designed as a medium-range fighter-bomber, the versatile aircraft proved its meddle as a strategic bomber, tractical strike aircraft, and reconnaissance platform.5/5(3).

Inthe Light Attack/Armed Reconnaissance (LAAR) program was born out of the need for a new close air support aircraft that was suited to the type of combat the United States was facing in post invasion Iraq and Afghanistan. The close air support role was carried out by several different aircraft, including the A Thunderbolt II, the B-1B Lancer, the .Contractor: Lockheed Martin Corp.

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