The Air Force commented on the desire of the best F-16 pilot to defend Ukraine


The Air Force commented on the desire of the best F-16 pilot to defend Ukraine

“The deadliest F-16 pilot” of American aviation, retired Lt. Col. Dan Hampton, said he was ready to defend the skies over Ukraine. The Air Force commented on this.

The speaker of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Yuriy Ignat, commented on Dan Hampton's statement on the air of the national telethon, Channel 24 writes about this.

Air Force Reaction

He noted that many people around the world support Ukraine, including former soldiers. Ignat recalled that in connection with the full-scale invasion of Russia into Ukraine, the International Legion was created, which includes volunteers from 55 countries of all continents.

The speaker emphasized that “the door is open” for all comers, and an increase by Dan Hampton would be very powerful.

What is known about the legendary pilot

  • “The deadliest F-16 pilot” of American aviation, retired Lieutenant Colonel Dan Hampton, with the callsign Two Dogs, announced his readiness to defend the Ukrainian sky. He believes that Ukraine needs to find foreign pilots with experience in flying F-16 fighters – this will help bring our victory closer.
  • The American military spoke about this in an interview with the Voice of America. He emphasized that the partners will transfer the desired aircraft to the Armed Forces of Ukraine, and the most important thing is to find people who are able to fly those aircraft that already have thousands of hours of flight on those fighters and do not need training.
  • He believes that there are enough American pilots who are ready to defend the Ukrainian sky if the governments of the countries resolve their issues.
  • “I'll even go myself, I'll be number one, you can count on me!” Hampton expressed his readiness.

Current news about the F-16

  • The F-16 is indeed considered the best aircraft option for Ukraine. Kyiv calls on partners to start delivering these aircraft immediately, but everything depends on the US decision.
  • A group of senators from both US parties, Democratic and Republican, are pressing the White House to hand over F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine as soon as possible. They are confident that such support can “change the rules of the game on the battlefield.”

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