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Airframe Details for F-16 #85-1559




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Aircraft: : 85-1559
LM Aero T/V 5C-301
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 85559
F-16C Block 30B
Current USAF AAFG0718
F-16C Block 30B
Status [sto]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
28 May 1987 [act] 85559 F-16C Block 30B
Jun 1987 [act] 85559 USAF 14 TFS 'MJ' F-16C Block 30B
Apr 1991 [act] 85559 USAF 72 TFTS 'MC' F-16C Block 30B
01 Oct 1991 [act] 85559 USAF 72 FS 'MC' F-16C Block 30B
Aug 1992 [act] 85559 USAF 175 FS F-16C Block 30B "The Orphan"
Special characteristics:
  • Nose Art
  • Unit Markings: 926 FG
Oct 2002 [act] 85559 USAF 175 FS F-16C Block 30B "Intimidator"
Special characteristics:
  • Nose Art
Mar 2005 [act] 85559 USAF 175 FS F-16C Block 30B
12 Jun 2008 [act] 85559 USAF 175 FS F-16C Block 30B
Deployment: Iraqi Freedom

21 Sep 2008 [act] 85559 USAF 175 FS F-16C Block 30B
Jan 2010 [act] 85559 USAF 175 FS F-16C Block 30B
Deployment: Iraqi Freedom

Mar 2010 [act] 85559 USAF 175 FS F-16C Block 30B
23 Jul 2010 [sto] AAFG0718 USAF AMARC F-16C Block 30B

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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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