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Airframe Details for F-16 #83-1148




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Aircraft: : 83-1148
LM Aero T/V 5C-31
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 83148
F-16C Block 25B
Current USAF AAFG0625
F-16C Block 25B
Status [sto]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
29 Mar 1985 [act] 83148 F-16C Block 25B
03 Apr 1985 [act] 83148 USAF 33 TFS 'SW' F-16C Block 25B
Jan 1991 [act] 83148 USAF 33 TFS 'SW' F-16C Block 25B
Deployment: Desert Storm

Aug 1991 [act] 83148 USAF 184 TFG F-16C Block 25B "Meyer Flyer"
Special characteristics:
  • Nose Art
Nose art removed shortly after applied.
15 Mar 1992 [act] 83148 USAF 184 FG F-16C Block 25B
Dec 1994 [act] 83148 USAF 119 FS 'AC' F-16C Block 25B
May 2001 [act] 83148 USAF 119 FS 'AC' F-16C Block 25B
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 177 FW
Nov 2002 [act] 83148 USAF 119 FS 'AC' F-16C Block 25B "Lets Roll / Spirt of America"
Special characteristics:
  • Nose Art
  • Unit Markings: 177 FW
Lets Roll decal was on the nose, the words "Spirit of America" were red on the intake.
May 2005 [act] 83148 USAF 119 FS 'AC' F-16C Block 25B
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 177 FW
15 May 2007 [msh] 83148 USAF 119 FS 'AC' F-16C Block 25B AIB Report
Released some flares during an exercise. The flares were deployed below the minimum AGL and started a fire on the test range which eventually consumed up to 18,000 acres and destroying four houses.
Aug 2007 [act] 83148 USAF 195 FS 'AZ' F-16C Block 25B
25 Sep 2009 [sto] AAFG0625 USAF AMARC F-16C Block 25B
Some sources have this airframe being removed from AMARG in March of 2018. More info needed.

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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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