Turkish Air Force Shutters Three F-16 Units

LONDON—The Turkish air force has disbanded three F-16 squadrons following their alleged involvement in the failed July 15 coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Aircraft from 141, 142 and 143 Filos at Akinci—since renamed Murted—airbase near the Turkish capital, Ankara, have been redistributed...
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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