SPEED: Up to 1,500 mph and has an ability to fly higher than 50,000 feet
WINGSPAN: About 33 feet
LENGTH: About 50 feet
COST TO BUILD: Between $15 million and $19 million
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OTHER: It is the world's most common fighter, with 4,000 in service for the United States and other air forces around the globe. The first F-16s were delivered in 1979; the last were delivered to the Air Force in 2005.
SOURCE: Lockheed Martin; The (Charleston) Post and Courier