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Thomas Jay Park in Tucson in Pima County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

General Dynamics F-16A Fighting Falcon

 
 
General Dynamics F-16A Fighting Falcon Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, November 9, 2021
1. General Dynamics F-16A Fighting Falcon Marker
Inscription.  
General Dynamics
F-16A
Fighting Falcon
Fighter
1974 - Current

On loan from the National
Museum of the United States
Air Force

 
Erected by Pima Air & Space Museum.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Air & Space. A significant historical year for this entry is 1974.
 
Location. 32° 8.344′ N, 110° 52.074′ W. Marker is in Tucson, Arizona, in Pima County. It is in Thomas Jay Park. Marker can be reached from East Valencia Road, 0.3 miles west of South Wilmot Road. The marker is located in the eastern section of the Pima Air & Space Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6000 East Valencia Road, Tucson AZ 85756, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Republic F-84F (a few steps from this marker); Lockheed T-33A (a few steps from this marker); North American F-86H (a few steps from this marker); Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23 MLD (within shouting distance of this marker); North American F-86L (within shouting distance of this
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marker); Republic F-84C (within shouting distance of this marker); Panavia Tornado IDS (within shouting distance of this marker); Beechcraft AT-7 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tucson.
 
More about this marker. The marker is located on the outside section of the Pima Air & Space Museum. There is an entry fee required to visit both the inside and outside sections of the museum.
 
Also see . . .  General Dynamics F-16A Fighting Falcon.
The General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon is a single-engine multirole fighter aircraft originally developed by General Dynamics for the United States Air Force (USAF). Designed as an air superiority day fighter, it evolved into a successful all-weather multirole aircraft. Over 4,600 aircraft have been built since production was approved in 1976. Although no longer being purchased by the U.S. Air Force, improved versions are being built for export customers. In 1993, General Dynamics sold its aircraft manufacturing business to the Lockheed Corporation, which in turn became part of Lockheed Martin after a 1995 merger with Martin
The General Dynamics F-16A Fighting Falcon and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, November 9, 2021
2. The General Dynamics F-16A Fighting Falcon and Marker
Marietta. Source: Wikipedia
(Submitted on November 15, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.) 
 
The General Dynamics F-16A Fighting Falcon image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, November 9, 2021
3. The General Dynamics F-16A Fighting Falcon
F16 in flight over Iraq image. Click for full size.
Public Domain - US Air Force photo - Master Sgt. Andy Dunaway, circa June 2008
4. F16 in flight over Iraq
A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon Block 40 aircraft after receiving fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft during a mission over Iraq on 10 June 2008. This F-16 is assigned to the 34th EFS Balad Air Base, Iraq and is deployed from the 388th Fighter Wing at Hill Air Force Base, Utah.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 15, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 228 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 15, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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