F-16 Fighting Falcons at dusk

An F-16 Fighting Falcon, assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing, prepares to land May 19, 2020, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. In an air-to-surface role, the F-16 can fly more than 500 miles while defending against enemy aircraft. Luke AFB currently trains alongside six foreign nations and has graduated more than 61,000 fighter pilots since 1941.

An F-16 Fighting Falcon, assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing, prepares to land during dusk May 19, 2020, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The F-16 can withstand up to nine G’s, nine times the force of gravity, with a full load of internal fuel which exceeds the capability of other current fighter aircraft. Luke AFB currently trains alongside six foreign nations and has graduated more than 61,000 fighter pilots since 1941. (Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Brooke Moeder)

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