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Airframe Details for F-16 #83-1178




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Aircraft: : 83-1178
LM Aero T/V 5D-5
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 83178
F-16D Block 25A
Current USAF AAFG0730
F-16D Block 25A
Status [sto]
ADCC was Jeffrey Cote.


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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
18 Dec 1984 [act] 83178 F-16D Block 25A
Jan 1985 [act] 83178 USAF 312 TFTS 'LF' F-16D Block 25A
01 Oct 1991 [act] 83178 USAF 312 FS 'LF' F-16D Block 25A
01 Apr 1994 [act] 83178 USAF 61 FS 'LF' F-16D Block 25A
12 Feb 2009 [act] 83178 USAF 195 FS 'AZ' F-16D Block 25A News Article
17 Aug 2010 [sto] AAFG0730 USAF AMARC 'LF' F-16D Block 25A

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TSgt. Jeremy Lewis

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61st Fighter Squadron "Top Dogs" , 1999 - 2000

SrA. Aaron Pomeroy

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61st Fighter Squadron "Top Dogs" , 2004 - 2004
First bird I was DCC on

SrA. Andrew Lytle

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61st Fighter Squadron "Top Dogs" , 2007 - 2008

TSgt. Morris Southern

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312th Tactical Fighter Training Squadron "Scorpions" , 1985 - 1986
This aircraft went on to fly more hours than any F-16...7238 hours and was finally retired to AAMARG in 2010

TSgt. Mike Alphonse

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61st Fighter Squadron "Top Dogs" , 2005 - 2006

SSgt. Robert Martin

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61st Fighter Squadron "Top Dogs" , 2006 - 2007

MSgt. Dennis Fye

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61st Fighter Squadron "Top Dogs" , 2001 - 2003

TSgt. David McCain

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61st Fighter Squadron "Top Dogs" , 1998 - 2002


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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