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Airframe Details for F-16 #86-0345

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Aircraft: : 86-0345
LM Aero T/V 5C-451
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 86345
F-16C Block 30E
Current USAF 86345
F-16C Block 30E
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
31 Mar 1988 [act] 86345 F-16C Block 30E
Apr 1988 [act] 86345 USAF 613 TFS 'TJ' F-16C Block 30E
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 401 TFW
Jul 1990 [act] 86345 USAF 614 TFS 'TJ' F-16C Block 30E
07 Nov 1991 [act] 86345 USAF 120 TFS 'CO' F-16C Block 30E
15 Mar 1992 [act] 86345 USAF 120 FS 'CO' F-16C Block 30E
31 Jan 2010 [act] 86345 USAF 120 FS 'CO' F-16C Block 30E
Special characteristics:
  • Special Colorscheme
Painted to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Colorado National Guard, the 140th Wing painted this F-16 tail flash. The flash was designed by Visual Information Coordinator, U.S. Army MSgt. Dave Schmidt, and painted by 140th Wing maintainers, USAF MSgt. Jim Riser and TSgt. Phil Kistler.
May 2012 [act] 86345 USAF 120 FS 'CO' F-16C Block 30E
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 140 WG
May 2017 [act] 86345 USAF 120 FS 'CO' F-16C Block 30E

Crew Chief Comments

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MSgt. Chris Pastorius

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612th Tactical Fighter Squadron "Fighting 612th" , 1989 - 1992
I only crewed 345 during Desert Storm. My DCC were on 86-0044 the bus until we deployed. We did not take 0044 to the war with us. 345 was a great flying 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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