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Airframe Details for F-16 #81-0728




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Aircraft: : 81-0728
LM Aero T/V 61-409
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 81728
F-16A Block 15E
Current USAF QF-043
QF-16A Block 15E
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
25 Oct 1982 [act] 81728 F-16A Block 15E
Dec 1982 [act] 81728 USAF 35 TFS 'WP' F-16A Block 15E
Oct 1987 [act] 81728 USAF 35 TFS 'WP' F-16A Block 15E
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 8 TFW
Apr 1988 [act] 81728 USAF 347 TFW 'MY' F-16A Block 15E
Unknown [con] 81728 F-16A Block 15E ADF
Oct 1989 [act] 81728 USAF 111 FIS F-16A Block 15E ADF
15 Mar 1992 [act] 81728 USAF 111 FS F-16A Block 15E ADF
13 Dec 1994 [sto] AAFG0300 USAF AMARC F-16A Block 15E ADF
Unknown [sto] AAFG0300 USAF OO-ALC F-16A Block 15E ADF
Hill AFB, for refurbishment.
Unknown [act] MM7257 F-16A Block 15E ADF
FMS Program: Peace Caesar
FMS Serial: M22-22

Apr 2005 [act] MM7257 AMI 37 Stormo F-16A Block 15E ADF
Unknown [act] MM7257 AMI 18 gruppo F-16A Block 15E ADF
25 Mar 2011 [act] MM7257 AMI 18 gruppo F-16A Block 15E ADF
Deployment: Odyssey Dawn

Jul 2011 [act] MM7257 AMI 18 gruppo F-16A Block 15E ADF
08 May 2012 [sto] MM7257 F-16A Block 15E ADF
USAF markings.
11 May 2012 [sto] F16A 81-0728 USAF AMARC F-16A Block 15E ADF
Mar 2016 [con] 81-0728 QF-16A Block 15E
Sent to Boeing at Cecil Field, Florida.
Unknown [act] QF-043 USAF 82 ATRS QF-16A Block 15E

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TSgt. Steve Carder

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35th Fighter Squadron "Pantons" , -

SrA. Charles Rishel

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35th Fighter Squadron "Pantons" , 1987 - 1988
My first jet. Worked on Transfer team to send 0728 to Moody AFB, Georgia


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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