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Airframe Details for F-16 #78-0008




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Aircraft: : 78-0008
LM Aero T/V 61-14
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 78008
F-16A Block 1
Current USAF 78008
F-16A Block 1
Status [pre]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
24 May 1979 [act] 78008 F-16A Block 1
25 May 1979 [act] 78008 USAF 16 TFTS 'HL' F-16A Block 1
Painted in a 'Lizard' scheme for a short while.
Apr 1983 [act] 78008 USAF 310 TFTS 'LF' F-16A Block 1
May 1989 [act] 78008 USAF 127 TFTS F-16A Block 1
Mar 1991 [act] 78008 USAF 162 TFG F-16A Block 1
28 Apr 2000 [sto] AAFG0439 USAF AMARC 'AZ' F-16A Block 1
Nov 2013 [i/a] 78008 F-16A Block 1
Prepared for display at the DC Armory arena.
Jul 2014 [pre] 78008 F-16A Block 1
Dedicated static display at the DC Armory arena.

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TSgt. Neal Layfield

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388th Fighter Wing , -

MSgt. Kevin Patrick

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310th Fighter Squadron "Tophats" , - 1988


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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