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Airframe Details for F-16 #86-0212




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Aircraft: : 86-0212
LM Aero T/V 5C-318
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 86212
F-16C Block 32C
Current USAF 86212
F-16C Block 32C
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
15 Jun 1987 [act] 86212 F-16C Block 32C
Jul 1987 [act] 86212 USAF 302 TFS 'LR' F-16C Block 32C
Mar 1988 [act] 86212 USAF 302 TFS 'LR' F-16C Block 32C
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 944 TFG
15 Mar 1992 [act] 86212 USAF 302 FS 'LR' F-16C Block 32C
27 Sep 1993 [msh] 86212 USAF 302 FS 'LR' F-16C Block 32C AIB Report
The aircraft collided with F-16 (#86-0253) over Gila Bend, Arizona during BFM manouvering. The aircraft was extremely damaged with the right wing being bent 90° upwards. The pilot managed to keep control of the aircraft and land it at Gila Bend with a slightly faster landing speed to keep control of the F-16.
Dec 1993 [act] 86212 USAF 302 FS 'LR' F-16C Block 32C
Repaired.
Jul 1996 [act] 86212 USAF 302 FS 'LR' F-16C Block 32C
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 944 FW
Oct 2000 [act] 86212 USAF 184 FS 'FS' F-16C Block 32C "City of Van Buren"
Apr 2007 [act] 86212 USAF AATC 'AZ' F-16C Block 32C
Unknown [act] 86212 USAF AATC 'AT' F-16C Block 32C

Crew Chief Comments

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TSgt. Andy Huff

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302nd Fighter Squadron "Sun Devils/Hellions" , 1996 - 1998
Great acft but pilots complained it flew to the left after a minor mid-air mishap previous to me crewing it. This jet always cleaned up good and flew code 1 more often than not! Arkansas got a worthy jet.


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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