Belgium Grounds F-16s Over Engine Concerns

Credit: USAF
Belgium is halting operations with its F-16 fleet to undertake urgent modifications to its engines. Inspection of an engine involved in a Feb. 11 incident in which an F-16 encountered engine problems on takeoff from Florennes Air Base found that engine components had experienced a process described...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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