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Airframe Details for F-16 #86-0256

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Aircraft: : 86-0256
LM Aero T/V 5C-362
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 86256
F-16C Block 32C
Current USAF 86256
F-16C Block 32C
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
30 Sep 1987 [act] 86256 F-16C Block 32C
Oct 1987 [act] 86256 USAF 302 TFS 'LR' F-16C Block 32C
01 Feb 1992 [act] 86256 USAF 302 FS 'LR' F-16C Block 32C
May 2001 [act] 86256 USAF 184 FS 'FS' F-16C Block 32C
May 2005 [act] 86256 USAF 184 FS 'FS' F-16C Block 32C "City of Hot Springs"
Deployment: Iraqi Freedom

Jul 2005 [act] 86256 USAF 184 FS 'FS' F-16C Block 32C "City of Hot Springs"
In January 2006 the aircraft had a mechanical problems and diverted to Albuquerque, New Mexico. A bit of fun was had and the name was altered on the tail to 'City of the Tacos, Albuquerque.'
May 2007 [act] 86256 USAF 194 FS F-16C Block 32C
Jan 2014 [act] 86256 USAF 195 FS 'AZ' F-16C Block 32C

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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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