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  • Team Shaw prepares for Hurricane Dorian

    More than 50 F-16 Vipers from the 20th Fighter Wing evacuated to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, to ensure their protection from Hurricane Dorian’s possible destructive winds, Sept 4.
  • From raceway to runway

    Airmen assigned to the 20th Fighter Wing and Air Combat Command F-16 Viper Demonstration Team hosted Conor Daly, Air Force Honda race car driver, and Townsend Bell, sports commentator and professional race car driver, April 15-16.
  • F-16 VDT completes heritage training

    Members of the Air Combat Command F-16 Viper Demonstration Team attended the 2019 Heritage Flight Training Course at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Feb. 26 to March 4.
  • F-16 VDT completes 2018 season at BIAS

    U.S. Airmen assigned to the Air Combat Command F-16 Viper Demonstration Team completed the 2018 air show season by participating in the Bahrain International Airshow at Sakhir Airbase, Kingdom of Bahrain, Nov. 14-16.
  • It flies in the family

    An Air Force major walks down the flight line of Canon Air Force Base, New Mexico, making his way toward his F-16CJ Fighting Falcon, aircraft 90830. As he climbs into the cockpit of the jet affectionately known as the Viper, he mentally prepares himself for the mission ahead.
  • Falcons fly for freedom

    Having never lived at a military installation before arriving at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, I was initially startled at the sight and sound of an F-16CM Fighting Falcon roaring over me as it came in for landing.
  • SARM, HARM track pilot qualifications

    It takes an army to get aircraft off the ground — or rather, an air force. When an F-16CM Fighting Falcon pilot taxis down the flightline in preparation for a sortie, it may seem that the weight of success lies on their shoulders.
  • Wild Weasels train for next fight

    As Air Force pilots navigate hostile skies at break-neck speeds overseas, they must rely on their past experiences and home station training to fight opposing forces and survive.
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