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That Time F-16 Accidentally Took Off During High Speed Ground Tests

That Time F-16 Accidentally Took Off During High Speed Ground Tests

On January 20, 1974, the F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jet prototype YF-16 jet accidentally took off and nearly crashed during high-speed ground tests. The accident could have killed the pilot and quite possibly the aircraft program itself. The pilot skillfully prevented disaster by taking the airplane into the air for …

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F-16 Fighting Falcon Fighter Jet for Sale For $8.5 Million

F-16 Fighting Falcon Fighter Jet for Sale For $8.5 Million

If so, Hurry up  Palm Beach, Fla.-based Jet Lease has listed a 1980 F-16 A/B Fighting Falcon for sale — and the rare offer made waves online. The 1980 multirole fighter jet, which has an $8.5 million price tag, is being offered alongside two other F-16 Vipers. This is not your average “used” fighter jet …

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