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Airframe Details for F-16 #86-0249

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Aircraft: : 86-0249
LM Aero T/V 5C-355
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 86249
F-16C Block 30C
Current USAF QF-021
QF-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] 86249 F-16C Block 30C
Oct 1987 [act] 86249 USAF 401 TFW 'TJ' F-16C Block 30C
Mar 1988 [act] 86249 USAF 81 TFS 'SP' F-16C Block 30C
Mar 1989 [act] 86249 USAF 527 AS 'WR' F-16C Block 30C
Bort number '05'
Dec 1989 [act] 86249 USAF 23 TFS 'SP' F-16C Block 30C
Nov 1990 [act] 86249 USAF 23 TFS 'SP' F-16C Block 30C
Deployment: Desert Storm

Dec 1991 [act] 86249 USAF 149 TFS 'VA' F-16C Block 30C
15 Mar 1992 [act] 86249 USAF 149 FS 'VA' F-16C Block 30C
Feb 2000 [act] 86249 USAF 174 FS F-16C Block 30C "Exterminator"
Special characteristics:
  • Nose Art
Nose art applied in 2000.
May 2003 [act] 86249 USAF 138 FS 'NY' F-16C Block 30C
Sep 2003 [act] 86249 USAF 138 FS 'NY' F-16C Block 30C
Deployment: Iraqi Freedom

Dec 2003 [act] 86249 USAF 138 FS 'NY' F-16C Block 30C
07 May 2010 [sto] AAFG0656 USAF AMARC 'NY' F-16C Block 30C
Oct 2014 [con] 86249 QF-16C Block 30C
Sent to Boeing at Cecil Field, Florida.
27 Jan 2017 [act] QF-021 USAF 82 ATRS QF-16C 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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