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Airframe Details for F-16 #81-0678

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Aircraft: : 81-0678
LM Aero T/V 61-359
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 81678
F-16A Block 15C
Current USAF 81678
F-16A Block 15C
Status [pre]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
26 Jun 1982 [act] 81678 F-16A Block 15C
Aug 1982 [act] 81678 USAF USAF ADS F-16A Block 15C
Special characteristics:
  • Display team: Thunderbirds
Thunderbird single-seater in the 1982 - 1991 timeframe. Had number 7 attached on March 29th, 1983; March 21st, 1984; May 5th, 1984 and number 3 on March 12th, 1987. Turned over to Sheppard training but still in Thunderbird markings and numbered 7. (June 93)
Unknown [act] 81678 F-16A Block 15C
After the T-birds was sent to an unknown ANG unit before transfered to Sheppard AFB as GF-16 modifications.
Dec 1994 [i/a] 81678 USAF 82 TRW F-16A Block 15C
Sheppard AFB, Texas as GF-16A with grey paint scheme
Jan 1997 [i/a] 81678 F-16A Block 15C
Restored to look like a Thunderbird and was numbered seven.
Unknown [i/a] 81678 F-16A Block 15C "Lets Roll"
Special characteristics:
  • Nose Art
Still with Thunderbird paint scheme but decal nose art was added just behind the cockpit.
Nov 2017 [pre] 81678 F-16A Block 15C "Lets Roll"
Special characteristics:
  • Nose Art
At Hill AFB.

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Abbreviations and symbols:
[act] Active [i/a] Instructional Airframe [sto] Stored (e.g. at AMARG)
[cld] Cancelled Order [msh] Involved in Mishap [w/o] Write-off
[con] Converted [o/o] On Order
[des] Destroyed (drone) [pre] Preserved (museum, gateguard) T/V LM Aero Type/Version (Construction) number
[emb] Embargoed [scr] Scrapped Photo Available

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