U.S. Air Force pilots assigned as Ferry Cell 5 prepare their Indonesian F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft prior to departure on March 14 from Hill Air Force Base, Utah. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Alex R. Lloyd)
The fifth batch of former US Air Force F-16s was delivered to the Indonesian Air Force in mid March.
Three F-16Cs and one F-16D departed Hill Air Force Base in Utah after overhaul with the Ogden Air Logistics Center.
The aircraft delivered wore the following serials:-
With the delivery of these four aircraft the Indonesian Air Force now has a total of eighteen F-16s in service. The final six aircraft are scheduled to be delivered by the end of 2017.
U.S. Air Force pilot, Maj Jason Clugston, departs Hill Air Force Base as part of the Indonesian Ferry Cell 5 on March 14. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Alex R. Lloyd)
U.S. Air Force pilot, Capt Sean Rush (front) and Indonesian Air Force Pilot, Maj Gusti Made Yoga Ambara (rear), depart Hill Air Force Base, Utah on March 14 for the long transoceanic flight to Indonesia. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Alex R. Lloyd)