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Airframe Details for F-16 #87-0225




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Aircraft: : 87-0225
LM Aero T/V 5C-486
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 87225
F-16C Block 30F
Current USAF 87225
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] 87225 F-16C Block 30F
Jul 1988 [act] 87225 USAF 614 TFS 'TJ' F-16C Block 30F
Nov 1990 [act] 87225 USAF 614 TFS 'TJ' F-16C Block 30F
Deployment: Desert Storm

Flew 56 missions
Feb 1992 [act] 87225 USAF 526 FS 'RS' F-16C Block 30F
Dec 1993 [act] 87225 USAF 466 FS 'HI' F-16C Block 30F
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 466 FS
12 Dec 1994 [act] 87225 USAF 466 FS 'HI' F-16C Block 30F
Deployment: Northern Watch

14 Feb 1995 [act] 87225 USAF 466 FS 'HI' F-16C Block 30F
Dec 1999 [act] 87225 USAF 466 FS 'HI' F-16C Block 30F
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 419 FW
Unknown [act] 87225 USAF 466 FS 'HI' F-16C Block 30F
May 2007 [act] 87225 USAF 124 FS 'IA' F-16C Block 30F
Oct 2011 [act] 87225 USAF 124 FS 'IA' F-16C Block 30F
Special characteristics:
  • Mission Marks
Deployment: Enduring Freedom

14 bomb markings.
Unknown [act] 87225 USAF 124 FS 'IA' F-16C Block 30F
Sep 2013 [act] 87225 USAF 119 FS 'AC' F-16C Block 30F

Crew Chief Comments

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Sgt. Jim Tomshack

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614th Tactical Fighter Squadron "Lucky Devils" , 1985 - 1989
Received and crewed this brand new aircraft while stationed at Torrejon A.B Spain.

MSgt. Corey Wade

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132nd Fighter Wing , 1993 -
Currently 87-0225 (block 30) is my aircraft, it came from Hill and is my 3rd aircraft since I have been here. I also crewed 88-0545 (block 42) and 89-2025 (block 42) since I have been in the Air Guard.


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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