Pre-production General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcons

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General Dynamics YF-16 Fighting Falcon 72-1568 at Edwards Air Force Base on November 16, 1975 The second General Dynamics YF-16 Fighting Falcon 72-1568 was displayed at the Edwards Air Force Base open house on November 16, 1975.

General Dynamics YF-16 Fighting Falcon 72-1568 at Edwards Air Force Base on November 16, 1975 YF-16 72-1568 is now used as an Air Force recruiting tool.

General Dynamics YF-16A Fighting Falcon 75-0475 at Edwards Air Force Base on November 13, 1977 The first YF-16A 75-0475 performed at the Edwards AFB open house on November 13, 1977.

General Dynamics YF-16A Fighting Falcon 75-0475 at Edwards Air Force Base on November 13, 1977 YF-16A 75-0475

General Dynamics YF-16A Fighting Falcon 75-0478 at Edwards Air Force Base on November 13, 1977 The fourth YF-16A 75-0478 was displayed at Edwards AFB on November 13, 1977. It was painted overall gray with a black radome.

General Dynamics YF-16A Fighting Falcon 75-0478 at Edwards Air Force Base on November 13, 1977 YF-16A 75-0478 is now displayed at the Air For ce Academy at Colorado Springs.

General Dynamics F-16XL/A Fighting Falcon 75-0749 at Edwards Air Force Base on October 23, 1982 The fifth YF-16A 75-0749 was modified with a stretched fuselage and a cranked-arrow delta wing and designated F-16XL/A. It was displayed at Edwards AFB on October 23, 1982.

General Dynamics F-16XL/A Fighting Falcon 75-0749 at Edwards Air Force Base on October 23, 1982 F-16XL/A 75-0749 was later transferred to NASA as 849.

General Dynamics F-16XL/A Fighting Falcon 75-0749 at Edwards Air Force Base on October 23, 1982 F-16XL/A 75-0749.

General Dynamics AFTI YF-16A Fighting Falcon 75-0750 at Edwards Air Force Base on October 23, 1982 The sixth YF-16A 75-0750 was modified with ventral canard control surfaces and served as a Control Configured Vehicle (CCV) in the Advanced Fighter Technology Integration (AFTI) program. It was displayed at Edwards AFB on October 23, 1982. It participated in the Digital Flight Control System (DFCS) project. Later, it tested the Automated Maneuvering Attack System and several other technology development projects.

General Dynamics AFTI F-16 Fighting Falcon 75-0750 at Edwards Air Force Base on October 23, 1982 AFTI YF-16A 75-0750 was retired on January 9, 2001.

General Dynamics F-16XL/B Fighting Falcon 75-0747 at Edwards Air Force Base on October 30, 1983 The third YF-16A 75-0747 was modified with a stretched fuselage, a cranked-arrow delta wing, and a two-place cockpit and designated F-16XL/B. It was displayed at Edwards AFB on October 30, 1983.

General Dynamics F-16XL/B Fighting Falcon 75-0747 at Edwards Air Force Base on October 30, 1983 F-16XL/B 75-0747 was later transferred to NASA as 848.



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