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Airframe Details for F-16 #84-1243




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Aircraft: : 84-1243
LM Aero T/V 5C-80
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 84243
F-16C Block 25C
Current TNIAU
F-16C Block 25C
Status [i/a]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
12 Sep 1985 [act] 84243 F-16C Block 25C
13 Sep 1985 [act] 84243 USAF 17 TFS 'SW' F-16C Block 25C
Jan 1991 [act] 84243 USAF 17 TFS 'SW' F-16C Block 25C
Deployment: Desert Storm

Flew 51 missions in Desert Storm.
Oct 1992 [act] 84243 USAF 389 FS 'MO' F-16C Block 25C
Jul 1994 [act] 84243 USAF 309 FS 'LF' F-16C Block 25C
17 Mar 2009 [sto] AAFG0610 USAF AMARC 'LF' F-16C Block 25C
09 Apr 2012 [sto] AAFG0610 USAF OO-ALC F-16C Block 25C
Hill AFB, for refurbishment.
11 Dec 2014 [i/a] F-16C Block 25C
FMS Program: Peace Bima-Sena II
To be used as an instructional airframe.

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SSgt. Nick Massingill

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309th Fighter Squadron "Wild Ducks" , 2001 - 2007
243 the dream machine! This really is an outstanding jet. I have been in the 309th long enough to work with all the jets for quite sometime and this one still amazes me at how well its crew chief friendly and always gets the mission 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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