The Hot Performer (F-16 promotion)

Technical Information

Catalogue No: M0022
Media Type: Film
Topic: Aircraft, manned
Title: The Hot Performer (F-16 promotion)
Company: General Dynamics
Division: Fort Worth [of GD]
Supplier:
Platform(s): F-16A/B Fighting Falcon 
Date: 1975
Parameters:
Positive:
Yes 
Colour:
Yes 
Sound:
Yes 
Physical Format:
7" film reel 
Image Format:
16mm movie film 
Duration:
684 seconds 
Viewable:
Yes  
Ref:
21 
Version:
Copies: 1
Location: Films Cabinet
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Notes:

Upbeat musical soundtrack.

The following captions appear during the film:
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John L. McLucas
Secretary of the Air Force
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F-16, Multipurpose, Multinational, Fighter
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Voice of James R. Schlesinger
Secretary of Defense
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The Hot Performer
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Agility
...Handling Quick and Precise...
...Flight Control System - Fly-By-Wire...
...Unique Bubble Canopy for Unrestricted Visibility...
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Acceleration
... Accelerates Faster than Any Existing or Known Planned Threat...
...Powered by a Single Pratt & Whitney F100 Turbofan - the Same Engine that Powers the F-15 Eagle...
...Maximum Thrust: 25,000 Pounds...
'''Speed Brakes for Effective Deceleration...
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Turn Rate
...Windup Turns to 9Gs - Without Buffet to 7Gs...
...Side-Stick Controller Contributes to Precise Control...
...Sustained High G Turns at Mach .9 & 1.2...
...30-degree Seat-Back Angle Reduces Pilot Blackout Tendencies at High Gs...
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Air Superiority
The F-16 has a close-in maneuvering air combat capability comparable to the F-15 and superior to any other fighter in the world.
...Unexcelled Dogfighter...
...Long Radius of Action - Beyond 500 Nautical Miles...
...High Persistence...
...20mm Cannon - Low Vibration Levels...
...Launch Missiles at Subsonic and Supersonic Speeds...
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Ground Attack
The F-16 can carry a greater payload over a greater distance and deliver its weapons with greater accuracy than any other multipurpose fighter in the world.
...Multiple Stores Stations...
...Payloads up to 15,000 Pounds...
...Visual Delivery Accuracy...
...Retains Self-Defense Capability...
...Speed/Agility/Size - Reduces Vulnerability...
...All Weather Capability...
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Voice of James R. Schlesinger
Secretary of Defense
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Pilots do it better
...in the F-16
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The Hot Performer
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General Dynamics
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