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F-16 Block 50/52

Discussion in 'Military Forum' started by ahsanshaheen, Oct 17, 2008.

  1. ahsanshaheen

    ahsanshaheen FULL MEMBER

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    The Block 50/52 is the current production version of the F-16 Fighting Falcon. It features the Improved Performance Engines, either the F110-GE-129 for the Block 50 or the F100-PW-229 for the Block 52. The F100-PW-229 is lighter and more powerful than earlier F100s, and had been flying at Edwards AFB since mid-1990 in test ship #81-0816. Both engines are rated at 29,000lbs of thrust