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6,000 hours in an F-16 Fighting Falcon . . . and counting
By Dawn StoverPosted 05.02.2008 at 1:46 pm 0 Comments
By the time Lieutenant Colonel Michael Brill touched down after a combat mission over Iraq earlier today, he had broken his own world record for the most hours spent flying the F-16 Fighting Falcon. Brill, a 421st Expeditionary Fighter Squadron pilot, has logged more than 6,000 hours in the F-16.