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Airframe Details for F-16 #86-0044




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Aircraft: : 86-0044
LM Aero T/V 5D-48
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 86044
F-16D Block 30C
Current USAF 86044
F-16D Block 30C
Status [act]
First build D-model with the MCID (Modular Common Inlet Duct) for the USAF.


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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
22 Oct 1987 [act] 86044 F-16D Block 30C
Feb 1988 [act] 86044 USAF 612 TFS 'TJ' F-16D Block 30C
Nov 1990 [act] 86044 USAF 612 TFS 'TJ' F-16D Block 30C
Deployment: Desert Storm

Nov 1991 [act] 86044 USAF 480 FS 'SP' F-16D Block 30C
Mar 1994 [act] 86044 USAF 162 FS 'OH' F-16D Block 30C
Oct 1995 [act] 86044 USAF 188 FS 'NM' F-16D Block 30C
Jul 1996 [act] 86044 USAF 523 FS 'CC' F-16D Block 30C
Mar 1998 [act] 86044 USAF 523 FS 'CC' F-16D Block 30C
Deployment: Southern Watch

Comment from a guest: I remember digging this plane out of the sands of kuwait when a tow job went bad on night shift. She was christened the 4X4 after that night. I'f I recall correctly some stealth guy's got a real laugh that night. ... (message left Sun 10 Sep 2006) Any other details, ie exact date or damage?
May 1998 [act] 86044 USAF 523 FS 'CC' F-16D Block 30C
Nov 2003 [act] 86044 USAF 188 FS F-16D Block 30C
Sep 2010 [act] 86044 USAF 121 FS 'DC' F-16D Block 30C

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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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