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Airframe Details for F-16 #86-0246




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Aircraft: : 86-0246
LM Aero T/V 5C-352
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 86246
F-16C Block 30C
Current USAF 86246
F-16C Block 30C
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
31 Aug 1987 [act] 86246 F-16C Block 30C
Oct 1987 [act] 86246 USAF 23 TFS 'SP' F-16C Block 30C
Nov 1990 [act] 86246 USAF 23 TFS 'SP' F-16C Block 30C
Deployment: Desert Storm

Aug 1991 [act] 86246 USAF 149 TFS 'VA' F-16C Block 30C
15 Mar 1992 [act] 86246 USAF 149 FS 'VA' F-16C Block 30C
04 Dec 1993 [act] 86246 USAF 149 FS 'VA' F-16C Block 30C
Deployment: Northern Watch

01 Jan 1994 [act] 86246 USAF 149 FS 'VA' F-16C Block 30C
May 2006 [act] 86246 USAF 149 FS 'VA' F-16C Block 30C
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 192 FW
Mar 2007 [act] 86246 USAF 457 FS 'TX' F-16C Block 30C

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MSgt. Cory Cain

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523rd Fighter Squadron "Crusaders" , 2001 - 2003
I got replaced as DCC as a senior airman by a staff cross training from the marines. his first engine install was on my... i mean, his acft.. he left the crush seals out of the bleed air ducts. luckily the pilot was a lite colonel and knew the engine had been changed recently and didn't punch the tanks when the fire and over heat light came on.

SSgt. Nate Fontaine

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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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