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Airframe Details for F-16 #81-0789

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Aircraft: : 81-0789
LM Aero T/V 61-470
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 81789
F-16A Block 15H
Current USAF 81789
F-16A Block 15H ADF
Status [pre]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
09 Mar 1983 [act] 81789 F-16A Block 15H
10 Mar 1983 [act] 81789 USAF 4 TFS 'HL' F-16A Block 15H
Unknown [con] 81789 F-16A Block 15H ADF
Jun 1990 [act] 81789 USAF 178 FIS F-16A Block 15H ADF
15 Mar 1992 [act] 81789 USAF 178 FS F-16A Block 15H ADF
On September 11, 2001 this aircraft was scrambled from Langley AFB, Virginia to give air cover over Washington DC. This was not the primary aicraft but scrambled any way.
Unknown [act] 81789 USAF 178 FS 'ND' F-16A Block 15H ADF
Dec 2006 [i/a] 81789 USAF 82 TRW 'ST' F-16A Block 15H ADF
Sheppard AFB, Texas as GF-16A
Jun 2012 [pre] 81789 F-16A Block 15H ADF
At the H.E.A.R.T.S. Veteran Complex in Huntsville, Texas.

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TSgt. William Surgeon

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4th Fighter Squadron "Fightin' Fuujins" , -

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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