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Airframe Details for F-16 #87-0223




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Aircraft: : 87-0223
LM Aero T/V 5C-484
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 87223
F-16C Block 30F
Current USAF 87223
F-16C Block 30F
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
25 May 1988 [act] 87223 F-16C Block 30F
Jul 1988 [act] 87223 USAF 614 TFS 'TJ' F-16C Block 30F
Nov 1990 [act] 87223 USAF 614 TFS 'TJ' F-16C Block 30F
Deployment: Desert Storm

Flew 59 missions in Desert Storm.
Aug 1991 [act] 87223 USAF 614 TFS 'TJ' F-16C Block 30F
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 401 TFW
Apr 1992 [act] 87223 USAF 23 FS 'SP' F-16C Block 30F
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 23 FS
Oct 1993 [act] 87223 USAF 160 FS 'AL' F-16C Block 30F
Aug 2001 [act] 87223 USAF 186 FS F-16C Block 30F "City of Lewistown"
On the night of November 4th, 2003 provided the "ride" that gave Lieutenant Colonel Greg Dzoba, Air Force advisor, 120th Fighter Wing of the Montana ANG his 3000th flight hour in the F-16.
Dec 2007 [act] 87223 USAF 134 FS F-16C Block 30F
08 Dec 2016 [act] 87223 USAF 134 FS F-16C Block 30F
Deployment: Inherent Resolve

Jul 2017 [act] 87223 USAF 134 FS F-16C Block 30F
Jan 2019 [act] 87223 F-16C Block 30F

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SMSgt. James Pons

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614th Tactical Fighter Squadron "Lucky Devils" , 1990 - 1991

MSgt. Chris Sanborn

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134th Fighter Squadron "Green Mountain Boys" , 2008 - 2010

SMSgt. James Pons

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23rd Fighter Squadron "Fighting Hawks" , 1991 - 1994


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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