NATO Allies celebrate 50 year anniversary of F-16 and Tornado May 23, 2024

U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft and German and Italian Air Force Tornado fighter aircrafts flew in formation to celebrate the 50-year anniversary of the F-16 and Tornado aircraft models over Rhineland-Pfalz, Germany, May 23, 2024. The F-16 and Tornado aircraft models have played vital roles in executing NATO missions since their first flights in 1974. (U.S. Air Force photos by Staff Sgt. Max J. Daigle, Senior Airman Jessica Sanchez-Chen, and Airman 1st Class Albert Morel)