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Airframe Details for F-16 #84-1265

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Aircraft: : 84-1265
LM Aero T/V 5C-102
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 84265
F-16C Block 25D
Current USAF AAFG0581
F-16C Block 25D
Status [sto]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
27 Nov 1985 [act] 84265 F-16C Block 25D
Dec 1985 [act] 84265 USAF 17 TFS 'SW' F-16C Block 25D
Unknown [act] 84265 USAF 33 TFS 'SW' F-16C Block 25D
Dec 1990 [act] 84265 USAF 33 TFS 'SW' F-16C Block 25D "Wild Child"

Special characteristics:
  • Nose Art
Deployment: Desert Storm

Flew 43 missions in Desert Storm. The Nose Art depicts "Spaceman Spiff", an alter ego for Calvin in the Calvin & Hobbes comics.
Mar 1991 [act] 84265 USAF 33 TFS 'SW' F-16C Block 25D
Dec 1991 [act] 84265 USAF 184 TFG F-16C Block 25D
15 Mar 1992 [act] 84265 USAF 184 FG F-16C Block 25D
Nov 1992 [act] 84265 USAF 112 FS 'OH' F-16C Block 25D
Oct 1993 [act] 84265 USAF AATC 'AZ' F-16C Block 25D
Aug 2001 [act] 84265 USAF AATC 'AZ' F-16C Block 25D
In August of 2001 this aircraft was at the Tiger Meet of the Americas held at Buckley AFB. This aircraft along with 84-1317, 85-1405 and 85-1419 all participated from this unit and had a decal applied - Los Tigers -
Jul 2007 [act] 84265 USAF 195 FS 'AZ' F-16C Block 25D
24 Sep 2008 [sto] AAFG0581 USAF AMARC 'AZ' F-16C Block 25D

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MSgt. John Hoade

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33rd Fighter Squadron "Falcons" , 1989 - 1990
I arrived at Shaw and was given the CANN Bird. I worked my tail off on this plane and it deployed in the 2nd line to Desert Shield.

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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