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Airframe Details for F-16 #87-0230




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Aircraft: : 87-0230
LM Aero T/V 5C-491
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 87230
F-16C Block 30F
Current USAF 87230
F-16C Block 30F
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
16 Jun 1988 [act] 87230 F-16C Block 30F
Jul 1988 [act] 87230 USAF 614 TFS 'TJ' F-16C Block 30F
Nov 1990 [act] 87230 USAF 614 TFS 'TJ' F-16C Block 30F
Deployment: Desert Storm

Flew 56 missions
Mar 1992 [act] 87230 USAF 526 FS 'RS' F-16C Block 30F
Mar 1994 [act] 87230 USAF 466 FS 'HI' F-16C Block 30F
12 Dec 1994 [act] 87230 USAF 466 FS 'HI' F-16C Block 30F
Deployment: Northern Watch

14 Feb 1995 [act] 87230 USAF 466 FS 'HI' F-16C Block 30F
Unknown [act] 87230 USAF 466 FS 'HI' F-16C Block 30F
Special characteristics:
  • Special Colorscheme
Wore special markings in 1998.
Unknown [act] 87230 USAF 466 FS 'HI' F-16C Block 30F
Oct 2005 [act] 87230 USAF 466 FS 'HI' F-16C Block 30F
Deployment: Iraqi Freedom

Unknown [act] 87230 USAF 466 FS 'HI' F-16C Block 30F
27 Apr 2007 [act] 87230 USAF 124 FS 'IA' F-16C Block 30F
May 2010 [act] 87230 USAF 124 FS 'IA' F-16C Block 30F
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 132 FW
25 Sep 2013 [act] 87230 USAF 119 FS 'IA' F-16C Block 30F
Special characteristics:
  • Nose Art
  • Unit Markings: 132 FW
Bow tie decoration applied to upper fuselage as part of a "bigmouth" conversion at Atlantic City IAP

Crew Chief Comments

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TSgt. Ralph Salvina

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177th Fighter Wing , 2013 -
DCC 87-0230


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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