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Airframe Details for F-16 #87-0226




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Aircraft: : 87-0226
LM Aero T/V 5C-487
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 87226
F-16C Block 30F
Current USAF 87226
F-16C Block 30F
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
24 Jun 1988 [act] 87226 F-16C Block 30F
Jul 1988 [act] 87226 USAF 614 TFS 'TJ' F-16C Block 30F
Nov 1990 [act] 87226 USAF 614 TFS 'TJ' F-16C Block 30F
Deployment: Desert Storm

Flew 59 missions
Feb 1992 [act] 87226 USAF 526 FS 'RS' F-16C Block 30F
Aug 1993 [act] 87226 USAF 526 FS F-16C Block 30F
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 526 FS
Deployment: Northern Watch

Tail markings also included a big "Black Knight" motif and no "RS" tail code.
Dec 1993 [act] 87226 USAF 526 FS F-16C Block 30F
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 526 FS
Tail markings also included a big "Black Knight" motif and no "RS" tail code.
Feb 1994 [act] 87226 USAF 35 FS 'WP' F-16C Block 30F
Jan 1998 [act] 87226 USAF 523 FS 'CC' F-16C Block 30F
Dec 2000 [act] 87226 USAF 186 FS F-16C Block 30F "City of Kalispell"
Oct 2005 [act] 87226 USAF 186 FS F-16C Block 30F "City of Kalispell"
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 186 FS
Jun 2008 [act] 87226 USAF 134 FS F-16C Block 30F
Unknown [act] 87226 F-16C Block 30F

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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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Errors and Omissions

May 21, 2019 - 04:07 PM
177th FW/119FS Fleet Errors

87-0226 was delivered to the 177th prior to 309 by about 6 months maybe, not sure the exact date. 87-0312 and 86-0276 are not located at the 177th, they were transferred from VT to DC




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