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Airframe Details for F-16 #84-1261




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Aircraft: : 84-1261
LM Aero T/V 5C-98
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 84261
F-16C Block 25D
Current USAF AAFG0684
F-16C Block 25D
Status [sto]
DCC between March of 1990 and October of 1991 was SMSgt. BJ. Windley


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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
29 Oct 1985 [act] 84261 F-16C Block 25D
Nov 1985 [act] 84261 USAF 17 TFS 'SW' F-16C Block 25D
Unknown [act] 84261 USAF 17 TFS 'SW' F-16C Block 25D "Blood Storm"
Special characteristics:
  • Nose Art
Deployment: Desert Storm

Flew 40 missions in Desert Storm.
Mar 1991 [act] 84261 USAF 17 TFS 'SW' F-16C Block 25D
Oct 1992 [act] 84261 USAF 389 FS 'MO' F-16C Block 25D
Oct 1994 [act] 84261 USAF 309 FS 'LF' F-16C Block 25D
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 309 FS
Jan 2005 [act] 84261 USAF 309 FS 'LF' F-16C Block 25D
Unknown [act] 84261 USAF 61 FS 'LF' F-16C Block 25D
15 Jun 2010 [sto] AAFG0684 USAF AMARC 'LF' F-16C Block 25D

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TSgt. Keith Baker

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17th Fighter Squadron "Hooters" , 1985 - 1988
going to Bodo, Norway was really cool

MSgt James Dahne

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309th Fighter Squadron "Wild Ducks" , 1994 - 1996

SrA. Justen Scherer

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61st Fighter Squadron "Top Dogs" , 2009 - 2010

TSgt. Eric Wheelis

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309th Fighter Squadron "Wild Ducks" , 2003 - 2003
Our unit was short on Sra at the time. I was still an A1c and was made DCC. But they wouldn't let me put my name on the jet until I got Sra

SrA. Stephen Young

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309th Fighter Squadron "Wild Ducks" , -
I swear this jet has gremlins...bad

TSgt. Byron Gwyn

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309th Fighter Squadron "Wild Ducks" , 2003 - 2004

SSgt. Damon Thurman

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309th Fighter Squadron "Wild Ducks" , 2008 - 2009
I think it still has a hyro leak on the left wheel well shelf...couldn't find it. I think this was my favorite jet though...kept her the cleanest i've ever seen and she won me USAF Crew Chief of the Year


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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