Israel’s F-16s are now Commercial

Israel’s F-16s are now Commercial
Israel’s F-16s are now Commercial

U.S. private company that provides adversary (“red air”) and joint terminal attack controller (JTAC) training to the air forces will operate F-16.


The company has the largest fleet of commercially operated fighter aircraft. It is the first company in the world to acquire the F-16. The aircraft reached Mesa, Arizona on January 28, 2021.

Israel’s F-16s are now Commercial

It will enter service later this year in support of the USAF. 


The company announced that the newly acquired F-16 obtained FAA certification and successfully performed its initial test flight. The tests were performed On May 18, 2021, in Mesa.

Israel’s F-16s are now Commercial

Top Aces Corp stated that in order to support the U.S. Air Force (USAF) Contracted Air Support indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract, Top Aces took delivery of its first four F-16s in January. The company became the first private company in the world to own and operate a fourth-generation fighter aircraft.

The company bought 25 F-16A and F-16B aircraft from Israel. Croatian Air Forces have also wanted to acquire 12 second-hand F-16 from Israel, but the U.S. did not allow the sale.