How long does it take an F 16 to fly across country?
The F-16 at full military power and low altitudes burns about 8000 pounds of fuel an hour, which with a full droptank configuration gives it about 2 hours’ flight time.
How long does it take to fly across Britain?
The distance between London and New York is around 3,451 miles, with flight times of just over seven hours.
How much do F 22 pilots get paid?
Basic pay is set by Congress and increases with promotions in rank and years of service. For example, an F-22 pilot with six years active duty in the Air Force and the rank of captain received basic pay in 2015 of $5,469.60 per month. A lieutenant colonel with 20 years active duty got a monthly salary of $8,506.50.
How far can a military jet fly without refueling?
In an air-to-surface role, the F-16 can fly more than 500 miles (860 kilometers), deliver its weapons with superior accuracy, defend itself against enemy aircraft, and return to its starting point.