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Airframe Details for F-16 #84-1222




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Aircraft: : 84-1222
LM Aero T/V 5C-59
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 84222
F-16C Block 25C
Current USAF QF-009
QF-16C Block 25C
Status [des]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
17 Jul 1985 [act] 84222 F-16C Block 25C
18 Jul 1985 [act] 84222 USAF 19 TFS 'SW' F-16C Block 25C
Oct 1990 [act] 84222 USAF 184 TFG F-16C Block 25C "STEADY As She Goes Mate!"
Oct 1992 [act] 84222 USAF 112 FS 'OH' F-16C Block 25C
Mar 1994 [act] 84222 USAF 62 FS 'LF' F-16C Block 25C
19 Jul 2010 [sto] AAFG0717 USAF AMARC 'LF' F-16C Block 25C
May 2013 [con] 84222 QF-16C Block 25C
Sent to Boeing at Cecil Field, Florida.
04 Dec 2015 [act] QF-009 USAF 82 ATRS QF-16C Block 25C
28 Jun 2018 [des] QF-009 USAF 82 ATRS QF-16C Block 25C
By an AIM-120 fired by an F-16C. Total sorties: 7.

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MSgt. Joseph Rohde

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62nd Fighter Squadron "Spikes" , 1998 - 2000
First jet I was assigned to. My supervisor, TSgt Phelps pulled me aside after roll call one morning and said "See that jet? That is yours. It is the next CANN jet." My response was "What's a CANN jet?" I found out soon enough.

A1C. Andrew Michels

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62nd Fighter Squadron "Spikes" , 2008 - 2008
She's a good jet. Right now is the flagship. Good ole pride of the fleet haha. I spent many of times cleaning her. We also had 30 + days of code 1's from around Feb after we fixed those JFS problems

CMSgt. Randy Durkee

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19th Fighter Squadron "Gamecocks" , -

TSgt. Brian Curtis

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62nd Fighter Squadron "Spikes" , 2000 - 2006
Did the 62 thing again for a year then transfered to QA ,nothing beats the feeling of having your golf cart nice and clean. After that I ended up in the 61 to expedite and asst flt chief oh by the way Brian your in charge of training for the Flt. so get your CBT done!!


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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Dec 07, 2016 - 08:01 PM
Likely not aa drone

The aircraft at Tyndall is likely not 84-1222. I looked at the jet and the airframe is not 84-1222, but the vertical tail is marked as 84-1222. There is a very high possibility that the vertical tail was cannibalized from 84-1222 at AMARG before flying it out to get the QF-16 modification without repainting the tail number. The jet on the ramp at Tyndall has all 61st Topdog markings, and I know for certain that 84-1222 was never in the 61st, only the 62nd Spikes. Pretty cool to see it though.




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