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Airframe Details for F-16 #85-1434




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Aircraft: : 85-1434
LM Aero T/V 5C-214
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 85434
F-16C Block 30
Current USAF 85434
QF-16C Block 30
Status [con]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
30 Sep 1986 [act] 85434 F-16C Block 30
Oct 1986 [act] 85434 USAF 526 TFS 'RS' F-16C Block 30
01 Oct 1991 [act] 85434 USAF 526 FS 'RS' F-16C Block 30
Apr 1992 [act] 85434 USAF 175 FS F-16C Block 30 "Cujo"
Special characteristics:
  • Nose Art
04 Dec 1993 [act] 85434 USAF 175 FS F-16C Block 30 "Cujo"
Special characteristics:
  • Nose Art
Deployment: Northern Watch

19 Jan 1994 [act] 85434 USAF 175 FS F-16C Block 30 "Cujo"
Special characteristics:
  • Nose Art
Mar 2005 [act] 85434 USAF 175 FS F-16C Block 30
07 May 2010 [sto] AAFG0663 USAF AMARC F-16C Block 30
09 Jan 2018 [con] 85434 QF-16C Block 30
Sent to Boeing at Cecil Field, Florida.

Crew Chief Comments

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CMSgt. Scott Goetze

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526th Fighter Squadron "Black Knights" , 1986 - 1989
I have two interesting facts. First it was assigned to the USAFE CINC (General Bill Kirk) who logged over 230 hours in this particular bird. Second, 434 was a very special block 30 acft which was "treaked" per say by General Dynamics and subsequently designated as a high utilization fighter.

MSgt. Scott Currie

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526th Fighter Squadron "Black Knights" , 1990 - 1991
Asst. CC SrA Bill "Tex" Lawson, Best Crew Chief at Ramstein and a good friend. (Face's first fighter)


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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