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Airframe Details for F-16 #85-1448




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Aircraft: : 85-1448
LM Aero T/V 5C-228
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 85448
F-16C Block 30A
Current USAF 85448
QF-16C Block 30A
Status [con]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
11 Nov 1986 [act] 85448 F-16C Block 30A
Dec 1986 [act] 85448 USAF 526 TFS 'RS' F-16C Block 30A
01 Oct 1991 [act] 85448 USAF 526 FS 'RS' F-16C Block 30A
Feb 1992 [act] 85448 USAF 175 FS F-16C Block 30A "Lady Luck"
Special characteristics:
  • Nose Art
04 Dec 1993 [act] 85448 USAF 175 FS F-16C Block 30A
Deployment: Northern Watch

01 Jan 1994 [act] 85448 USAF 175 FS F-16C Block 30A
Unknown [act] 85448 USAF 175 FS F-16C Block 30A "Cold Steel"
Special characteristics:
  • Nose Art
113th FS also had an aircraft with nose art "Cold Steel", 85-1555?
Mar 2005 [act] 85448 USAF 175 FS F-16C Block 30A
12 Jun 2008 [act] 85448 USAF 175 FS F-16C Block 30A
Deployment: Iraqi Freedom

21 Sep 2008 [act] 85448 USAF 175 FS F-16C Block 30A
Jan 2010 [act] 85448 USAF 175 FS F-16C Block 30A
Deployment: Iraqi Freedom

Apr 2010 [act] 85-448 USAF 175 FS F-16C Block 30A
06 Oct 2010 [sto] 85-448 USAF AMARC F-16C Block 30A
25 Jan 2018 [con] 85448 QF-16C Block 30A
Sent to Boeing at Cecil Field, Florida.

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MSgt. Tom Dummermuth

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175th Fighter Squadron "Lobos" , 1999 - 2001
Crewed this jet as a Drill Status Guardsman.

MSgt. Tom Dummermuth

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175th Fighter Squadron "Lobos" , 2008 - 2013
Back home in South Dakota! I'm working in the phase dock again.


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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