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Airframe Details for F-16 #83-1158




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Aircraft: : 83-1158
LM Aero T/V 5C-41
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 83158
F-16C Block 25B
Current USAF 83158
F-16C Block 25B
Status [act]
Currently (2004) crewed by SSgt Ryan "Bon Jovi" Lorenz.


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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
02 May 1985 [act] 83158 F-16C Block 25B
Special characteristics:
  • Special Colorscheme
Wearing General Dynamics markings at Le Bourget.
Jun 1985 [act] 83158 USAF 19 TFS 'SW' F-16C Block 25B
Jun 1986 [act] 83158 USAF 33 TFS 'SW' F-16C Block 25B
19 Dec 1990 [act] 83158 USAF 33 TFS 'SW' F-16C Block 25B "Sweet... But Deadly"
Special characteristics:
  • Nose Art
Deployment: Desert Storm

Flew 47 missions in Desert Storm. When the 363rd TFW returned home from Desert Storm in March of 1991 four aircraft kept their nose art for the Shaw AFB open house. The other three aircraft were with nose art: "Desert Shield", "Code One Candy" and "Hammer Time" which Warren Trask touched up before the show. All nose art but "Hammer Time" was removed right after the air show.
May 1991 [act] 83158 USAF 33 TFS 'SW' F-16C Block 25B
Jun 1991 [act] 83158 USAF 457 TFS 'TF' F-16C Block 25B
May 1992 [act] 83158 USAF 112 FS 'OH' F-16C Block 25B
Mar 1994 [act] 83158 USAF 62 FS 'LF' F-16C Block 25B
03 Jul 2014 [act] 83158 USAF 309 FS 'LF' F-16C Block 25B

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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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