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A view of the wreckage from an F-16 crash at a warehouse near the March Air Reserve Base in Southern California on May 16, 2019.

An F-16 fighter jet carrying munitions crashed into a warehouse in Southern California

The warehouse's sprinkler system was activated. It poured water at the scene of the crash.
An Indian MiG-21 Bison.

The US is dumping cold water on India’s claim it shot down a Pakistani F-16

In a blow to India's narrative about an aerial dogfight with Pakistan in February, it looks as if India may not have gotten the kill it claimed.
Taiwanese air force F-16 fighters during the annual Han Kuang military exercise at Hsinchu, northern Taiwan, July 4, 2015.

Trump is reportedly ready to sell dozens of new fighter jets to Taiwan, and China is already furious

The Trump administration is reportedly ready to sell Taiwan 60 new, more capable F-16 fighter jets, and China is really not happy about it.
Military officials salute as a B-2 bomber flies overhead.

US Air Force planes can be rented for as little as $917 an hour — here’s how much bombers, fighters, and cargo planes go for

The Air Force has a plane for every mission, and with enough cash, those bombers, fighter jets, and massive cargo planes are available for a joyride.
A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon utilizes its afterburner during the 2017 Heritage Flight Training and Certification Course at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Feb. 11, 2017.

An F-16 fighter jet made a California highway patrolman’s radar go bonkers with a high-speed flyby

There were no cars on the road, but the patrolman's radar was apparently "going crazy." His radar was going in and out, at one point reading 250 mph.
A rendering of what the new paint scheme will look like on the F-16.

A US Air Force F-16 painted like Russia’s Su-57 could give the US a major combat advantage

The jet with Russia's "digital shark" paint scheme will soon simulate air combat against US fighters like F-15s, F-22s, and F-35s.
An F-35 Lightning II flies over as part of the Heritage Flight, also comprising of the P-51 Mustang, A-10 Thunderbolt, and F-22 Raptor, during Luke Days at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., March 18, 2018.

The F-35 was once trounced by F-16s in dogfights, but it just proved it can out-turn older jets

New videos leaked from the US Air Force's F-35 demo or stunt flying team show the jet making head-spinning turns that older jets could never hit.
An Israeli F-16I.

Russia’s air defenses can’t stop Israel from stomping on Iran in Syria with airstrikes

Russia has exported some of its best air defense systems to Syria, but Israeli jets keep beating them and it's making Russia look bad.
J-20

China’s J-20 stealth fighters will likely patrol Taiwan’s airspace soon — and the island nation is ready to counter

Beijing has repeatedly hinted that its new J-20 stealth fighters will conduct patrols in Taiwan's airspace to coerce the island nation to reunify with China.
An F-22 Raptor from the Hawaii Air National Guard’s 199th Fighter Squadron over the Pacific Ocean, March 27, 2012.

These are all the fighter jets in the US Air Force

The US Air Force boasts some of the most sophisticated air-to-air and ground-attack aircraft on the planet.