Report: US blocks F-16 sale to Croatia

US reportedly furious at deal for Israel to sell old American-made F-16s to Croatia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/6/2018, 10:34 PM

Disaster averted as Israeli F-16's brakes fail during landing

Israeli F-16I fighter jet nearly crashes into IAF base during landing, after landing brakes malfunction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/1/2018, 8:02 PM

Mechanic accidentally shoots and destroys F-16

Belgium Air Force mechanic mistakenly shoots F-16 cannon, destroying another plane nearby. Two technicians lightly injured.Mordechai Sones, 10/14/2018, 10:38 AM

Croatia set to buy Israeli fighter jets

Deal to buy Israeli F-16s 'historic,' Croatian Defense Minister Krsticevic says.AFP, 3/28/2018, 6:00 PM

Israeli F-16 crash caused by human error, IAF says

Flight crew failed to engage in evasive maneuvers following missile launch, IAF internal report claims, leading to downing of F-16 fighter.David Rosenberg, 2/25/2018, 8:45 PM

Injured Israel Air Force pilot released from hospital

Condition of F-16I pilot who was seriously injured during operation over Syria improves, leading to his discharged from Rambam Hospital.David Rosenberg, 2/18/2018, 6:35 PM

IAF: F-16 shoot down was 'operational failure'

Investigation into loss of F-16I during operation over Syria on Saturday suggests pilot could ordinarily have evaded aging S-200 missile.David Rosenberg, 2/16/2018, 9:28 AM

IAF commander tells wounded pilot he 'made the right decision'

IAF Commander Amikam Norkin praises wounded pilot for deciding to eject, says he 'saved his navigator's life and his own life.'Ido Ben Porat, 2/12/2018, 8:11 AM

'We heard an explosion and realized we'd been hit'

Downed pilot describes dramatic moments after missile hit plane. 'It's a very uncomfortable feeling to lose control of your plane.'Tzvi Lev, 2/11/2018, 10:50 PM

Watch: Israeli F-16 shot down

Security camera in northern Israel captures crash of Israeli fighter jet shot down Saturday by Syrian anti-aircraft missiles.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/11/2018, 4:56 PM

Watch: NATO F-16 harasses Russian Defense Minister's plane

After a Russian plane harried a US warplane over the Baltic, a US plane flew near the plane of Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoygu.Yoel Domb, 6/21/2017, 9:58 PM

Update: Jordanian F-16 shoots down drone at Syrian border

Follows earlier reports of troop concentrations near Syrian border.Mordechai Sones, 5/10/2017, 11:24 PM

The parsha and current events: The strong force

The only one who can appraise the greatness of the Creator is the Creator Himself.Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 11/23/2016, 7:44 AM

Iraq Starts Using F-16s Against ISIS

Iraq announces it has put F-16 warplanes acquired from the United States into action against ISIS jihadists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2015, 5:42 AM

United States Deploys F-16s to Turkey for ISIS Fight

The United States for the first time deploys half a dozen F-16 warplanes to Turkey to help anti-ISIS operations.Ben Ariel, 8/10/2015, 1:13 AM

UAE Rejoins Coalition, Deploys Fighter Jets to Jordan

After Jordanian pilot burned UAE pulled out, but now it appears to be redoubling efforts to smash ISIS terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/7/2015, 6:36 PM

United States Says Jordanian Plane Wasn't Shot Down by ISIS

United States military confirms a Jordanian F-16 warplane crashed in Syria but denies it was shot down by ISIS as the group has claimed.Ben Ariel, 12/25/2014, 12:15 AM

Failed Ukrainian Hijacker Charged in Turkey

Istanbul court charges Ukrainian over his failed attempt to force a Turkish airliner to land in Sochi.Elad Benari, 2/10/2014, 5:43 AM

Turkey Foils Plane Hijacking

Turkish F-16 makes a plane land in Istanbul after hijacker on board demands it fly to Sochi.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/7/2014, 8:25 PM

Jets Scrambled Twice Saturday; IDF Mum

IAF F-16 and F-15 jets were scrambled for unknown reasons, into Israel's northern and southern skies.Gil Ronen, 9/28/2013, 9:31 PM

U.S. Delays Delivery of F-16s to Egypt

The U.S. is delaying the planned delivery of four F-16 fighter jets to Egypt because of the situation in the country, says the Pentagon.Elad Benari, 7/25/2013, 3:12 AM

IDF Finds ‘Black Box’ of Crashed Fighter Jet

Box may reveal why F-16 crashed off the Gaza coast.Maayana Miskin, 7/21/2013, 9:28 AM

U.S. Going Ahead with Delivery of Fighter Jets to Egypt

The United States plans to go through with the delivery of F-16 fighter jets to Egypt despite Morsi's overthrow.Elad Benari, 7/11/2013, 3:16 AM

Video: Aircrew Rescued at Sea after IAF F-16 Crashes

The jet was on a training flight when its engine failed. It fell into the sea after the crew ejected safely.Gil Ronen, 7/7/2013, 6:13 PM

U.S.-Led 'Eager Lion' Military Drill Starts in Jordan

Jordan announces the start of the “Eager Lion” military exercises, with the participation of 8,000 soldiers from 19 countries.Elad Benari, 6/10/2013, 6:13 AM

U.S. Officials: Patriots May Remain in Jordan After Drill

United States officials confirm that Patriot missiles and F-16s being deployed to Jordan for military exercises may be kept there.Elad Benari, 6/5/2013, 5:12 AM

U.S. to Send Patriots and F-16s to Jordan

The United States will send a Patriot missile battery and F-16 fighters to Jordan for a military drill and may keep the weapons there.Elad Benari, 6/4/2013, 6:46 AM

Hizbullah Denies Sending Drone into Israel

Prime Minister's helicopter landed, waited until suspected Hizbullah UAV was shot down before taking off again.Gil Ronen, 4/25/2013, 4:28 PM

Egypt Receives First Batch of F-16s from the U.S.

Egypt receives four F-16 aircraft from the United States, the first of a group of 20 that will be delivered this year.Elad Benari, 2/4/2013, 4:46 AM

F-16s 'Fired 8 Missiles, Bunker-Buster at Syria Chemical Site'

London-based Arab newspaper says Iranian Revolutionary Guards who were guarding the installation were killed.Gil Ronen, 1/31/2013, 8:59 PM

IAF Pilots Forced to Abandon F-16 Jet During Landing

Two IAF pilots were forced to abandon their F-16 jet on Wednesday, while attempting to land it at the Ramat David airbase in northern IsraelArutz Sheva staff, 1/2/2013, 6:08 PM

US Sends Muslim Brotherhood’s Morsi 20 F-16 Warplanes

Egypt’s unstable Muslim Brotherhood regime, voted into power on an anti-US and anti-Israel platform, is to receive 20 F-16 fighter jets.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/11/2012, 12:18 PM

F-16 Engines Stolen from IAF Base

IAF belatedly finds that several engines have been stolen. Arab metal thieves with help from the inside are suspected.Gil Ronen, 12/6/2012, 9:00 AM

Israeli Planes in ‘Mock Raids’ over Lebanon

The Air Force carried out “mock raids” over Lebanon, hours after Israel downed a drone, Lebanese media report. TV: Hizbullah launched it.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/7/2012, 11:40 AM

US F-16 Fighter Jet Crashes Off Japanese Coast

An American F-16 fighter jet has crashed in Pacific Ocean waters off the coast of Japan. No comment from US officials.Chana Ya'ar and Reuters, 7/22/2012, 2:35 PM

IAF Ground Tech's Ear Saves Pilot's Life

SFC Haim Adani ordered an F-16 pilot to stand down before takeoff because his gut told him the engine sounded wrong - and saved his life.Gabe Kahn., 1/18/2012, 9:49 PM

US to Sell F-16 to Egypt in Grapel Deal

Egypt came out a big winner in the deal for Ilan Grapel: the US will sell Cairo the F-16 fighter, while Israel frees 25 prisoners.Chana Ya'ar, 10/27/2011, 11:34 AM

33 Soldiers Lightly Hurt by Inhaling Hydrazine

Soldiers on IAF base Ramat David inhaled the highly toxic chemical, used in F-16s.Gil Ronen, 5/12/2011, 10:07 PM

IDF Finds Bodies of Pilots Killed in Training Crash

The IDF has found the remains of two IAF pilots who were killed when a Sufa F-16I advanced airplane crashed in southern Israel.Chana Ya'ar and Elad Benari, 11/11/2010, 6:01 PM

IAF Strike Halted Twice So as not to Hurt Civilians

IAF fighter jets attacked tunnels in Gaza Friday but mission was put on hold twice because of concern over hitting uninvolved people.Gil Ronen, 11/8/2010, 6:13 PM

Egypt, Arab Countries Sign Massive Arms Deals With U.S.

US will sell 24 F-16 jet fighters, huge arms cache to Egypt in a $3.2 billion deal. No deal in the works with Israel.Malkah Fleisher, 1/6/2010, 9:55 PM

Preparing for Iran: US Trains Oil-Rich Arab F-16 Pilots

While the US is talking up tough sanctions against Iran, it is training United Arab Emirates pilots on F-16 planes to prepare for war with Iran.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/1/2009, 4:46 PM