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Airframe Details for F-16 #84-1234




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Aircraft: : 84-1234
LM Aero T/V 5C-71
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 84234
F-16C Block 25C
Current USAF 84234
F-16C Block 25C
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
16 Aug 1985 [act] 84234 F-16C Block 25C
17 Aug 1985 [act] 84234 USAF 33 TFS 'SW' F-16C Block 25C
Jan 1991 [act] 84234 USAF 33 TFS 'SW' F-16C Block 25C
Special characteristics:
  • Mission Marks
Deployment: Desert Storm

Quote from the Crew Chief: "I was a Crew Chief in the 33 AMU, and while we were at Desert Storm 84-1234 was the supreme pile of crap. When we returned to Shaw and transitioned to the block 42s a few of us wrote letters of apology to the gaining guard unit and taped them to the inside of the panels."
Sep 1991 [act] 84234 USAF 127 TFTS F-16C Block 25C
Special characteristics:
  • Mission Marks
15 Mar 1992 [act] 84234 USAF 127 FS F-16C Block 25C

Special characteristics:
  • Mission Marks
Aug 1994 [act] 84234 USAF 194 FS F-16C Block 25C
Circa 1998 this aircraft had an electrical fire in the right strake that made it inactive for 14 months.
Aug 2006 [act] 84234 USAF 194 FS F-16C Block 25C
5000 flight hour marking on the intake.
Jan 2007 [act] 84234 F-16C Block 25C
At Lockheed-Martin.

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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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