General Dynamics F-16 "Fighting Falcon" | F-16A | 3-6591

General Dynamics F-16 "Fighting Falcon" | F-16A | 3-6591

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Fariborz Shammas

added 09 Aug 04:41

IIAF purchases 160 F-16A on October 27th 1976 with follow up order of additional 140, A total of 300 aircraft. Parts and maintenance equipment has arrived in Iran as early as 1978 and ground personnel had been given training, (Ground support equipment was later sold to Pakistan). However, new Government cancelled the order in 1979 before the schedule arrival of the first two F-16, later this cancellation effected the unit cost of each aircraft to a much higher price tag. But General Dynamics found a new buyer for Iranian F-16's, which was Israeli air force.


Aircraft model

F-16A

Operator

Icon_32_flag_of_iran.svg Imperial State of Iran (1925–1979) | Military > Imperial Iranian Air Force (IIAF)

Registration number

3-6591

Aircraft

General Dynamics F-16 "Fighting Falcon" | F-16A | 3-6591

General Dynamics F-16 "Fighting Falcon" | F-16A | 3-6591

General Dynamics F-16 "Fighting Falcon" | F-16A | 3-6591

General Dynamics F-16 "Fighting Falcon" | F-16A | 3-6591

General Dynamics F-16 "Fighting Falcon" | F-16A | 3-6591

General Dynamics F-16 "Fighting Falcon" | F-16A | 3-6591

General Dynamics F-16 "Fighting Falcon" | F-16A | 3-6591

Hypothetical appearance.

General Dynamics F-16 "Fighting Falcon" | F-16A | 3-6591

Hypothetical appearance.