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Airframe Details for F-16 #87-0255




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Aircraft: : 87-0255
LM Aero T/V 5C-516
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 87255
F-16C Block 30F
Current USAF 87255
F-16C Block 30F
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
22 Aug 1988 [act] 87255 F-16C Block 30F
23 Aug 1988 [act] 87255 USAF 61 TFTS 'MC' F-16C Block 30F
01 Oct 1991 [act] 87255 USAF 61 FS 'MC' F-16C Block 30F
Oct 1993 [act] 87255 USAF 138 FS 'NY' F-16C Block 30F
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 174 FW
Apr 1999 [act] 87255 USAF 182 FS 'SA' F-16C Block 30F
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 149 FW
Aug 2005 [act] 87255 USAF 182 FS 'SA' F-16C Block 30F "100% Texan"
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 149 FW
Name applied to nose gear door.
01 Oct 2011 [act] 87255 USAF 182 FS 'SA' F-16C Block 30F
Special characteristics:
  • Special Colorscheme
  • Unit Markings: 149 FW
65th Anniversary scheme graphically shows the unit's connection to the state of Texas and is part of a year-long celebration leading upto the anniversary in October 2012.
Oct 2014 [act] 87255 USAF 182 FS 'SA' F-16C Block 30F
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 149th Fighter Wing

Crew Chief Comments

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MSgt. Mitch Olivo

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182nd Fighter Squadron "Valor Honer/Lone Star Gunfighters" , 1998 -
Honored to be the DCC on this jet for 19 years. I've crewed this aircraft for over 4000 flight hours. She now has over 6400 hours on it. This jet looks amazing in the air!


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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