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Airframe Details for F-16 #85-1547




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Aircraft: : 85-1547
LM Aero T/V 5C-289
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 85547
F-16C Block 30B
Current USAF 85547
F-16C Block 30B
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
14 Apr 1987 [act] 85547 F-16C Block 30B
May 1987 [act] 85547 USAF 14 TFS 'MJ' F-16C Block 30B
Apr 1991 [act] 85547 USAF 72 TFTS 'MC' F-16C Block 30B
01 Oct 1991 [act] 85547 USAF 72 FS 'MC' F-16C Block 30B
Apr 1992 [act] 85547 USAF 174 FS F-16C Block 30B "The Big Boss"

Special characteristics:
  • Nose Art
Jun 2003 [act] 85547 USAF 138 FS 'NY' F-16C Block 30B
Sep 2006 [act] 85547 USAF 138 FS 'NY' F-16C Block 30B
Deployment: Iraqi Freedom

03 Mar 2007 [act] 85547 USAF 138 FS 'NY' F-16C Block 30B
14 Oct 2008 [act] 85547 USAF 412 TW F-16C Block 30B
Jan 2009 [act] 85547 USAF 445 FLTS F-16C Block 30B
01 May 2015 [act] 85547 USAF 416 FLTS F-16C Block 30B

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SrA. Ray Rieg

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14th Fighter Squadron "Samurais" , 1989 - 1991
14th AMU samurais

TSgt. Jason Pry

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174th Fighter Squadron "The Bats" , 1994 - 1997
185FW Sioux City, Iowa. Had the commanders flag ship with nose art called "Big Boss"


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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