F-16C/D Block 52+ Fighting Falcon

F-16C/D Block 52+ Fighting Falcon

F-16C/D Block 52+ Fighting Falcon

Description

The Hellenic Air Force is the first Air Force in the world to operate this advanced F-16 type. This aircraft is the improved version of the BLOCK 50 with advanced electronics and upgraded engine. The Hellenic Air Force’s BLOCK 52+ belong to 340 and 343 Squadrons with call signs «Fox» and «Star» respectively. Both squadrons are based in Souda Air Force Base (115 Combat Wing).

Specifications:

  • Crew: (C model), 2 (D model)
  • Engine: 1 Pratt & Whitney F100-PW 229, 29,100 lbs thrust
  • Wing Span: 9.45 m
  • Length: 14.52 m
  • Maximum Speed: 2,173 km/h
  • Service Ceiling: 15,240m or 49,000 ft