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Airframe Details for F-16 #87-0227




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Aircraft: : 87-0227
LM Aero T/V 5C-488
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 87227
F-16C Block 30F
Current USAF 87227
F-16C Block 30F
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
08 Jun 1988 [act] 87227 F-16C Block 30F
Jul 1988 [act] 87227 USAF 614 TFS 'TJ' F-16C Block 30F
Nov 1990 [act] 87227 USAF 614 TFS 'TJ' F-16C Block 30F
Deployment: Desert Storm

Flew 51 missions
Mar 1992 [act] 87227 USAF 526 FS 'RS' F-16C Block 30F
Apr 1994 [act] 87227 USAF 466 FS 'HI' F-16C Block 30F
May 1996 [act] 87227 USAF 523 FS 'CC' F-16C Block 30F
15 Mar 1998 [act] 87227 USAF 523 FS 'CC' F-16C Block 30F
Deployment: Southern Watch

May 1998 [act] 87227 USAF 523 FS 'CC' F-16C Block 30F
02 Apr 2007 [act] 87227 USAF 120 FS 'CO' F-16C Block 30F

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SSgt. Matt Snider

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523rd Fighter Squadron "Crusaders" , 1999 - 2004
First one with my name on it

TSgt. Lowry Swett

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526th Fighter Squadron "Black Knights" , 1992 - 1994
Belonged to Scott "Captain America" Currie and Bill "Tex" Lawson (I think), until I inherited it.

MSgt. Robert Lumpkin

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523rd Fighter Squadron "Crusaders" , 2004 - 2007

MSgt. Scott Currie

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526th Fighter Squadron "Black Knights" , 1992 - 1993
Transfered to Ramstein from TJ 614 FS and first large mouth Block 30 at RS. General Dynamics display jet at 1992 ILA Berlin Airshow, Berlin-Schönefeld Airport. 86th Operations Group Commander's Jet, Col. Chuck Wald


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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