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Airframe Details for F-16 #78-0230




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Aircraft: : 78-0230
LM Aero T/V 6D-19
Plant Fokker
Local C/N L-034
Delivered RNlAF J-230
F-16A Block 5
Current RNlAF J-230
F-16A Block 5
Status [sto]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
15 Oct 1980 [act] J-230 F-16A Block 5
16 Oct 1980 [act] J-230 RNlAF 322 sqn F-16A Block 5
Nov 1993 [act] J-230 RNlAF 313 sqn F-16A Block 5
Aug 1994 [act] J-230 RNlAF 315 sqn F-16A Block 5
May 1995 [act] J-230 RNlAF 313 sqn F-16A Block 5
Oct 1995 [act] J-230 RNlAF 311 sqn F-16A Block 5
Apr 1996 [act] J-230 RNlAF 313 sqn F-16A Block 5
Jul 1997 [act] J-230 RNlAF 313 sqn F-16A Block 5
Special characteristics:
  • Special Colorscheme
Special scheme for the 1997 Tiger Meet.
Mar 1998 [act] J-230 RNlAF 323 sqn F-16A Block 5
May 1998 [act] J-230 RNlAF 323 sqn F-16A Block 5
Special characteristics:
  • Special Colorscheme
Celebration scheme for 50 years of 323 sqn. The design was altered under pressure of the general staff. The naked female breast was covered.
Unknown [act] J-230 RNlAF 323 sqn F-16A Block 5
Special characteristics:
  • Special Colorscheme
"Ronald Bedankt" titles on the tail with the background of the former special tail livery.
May 1999 [act] J-230 RNlAF 312 sqn F-16A Block 5
May 2000 [act] J-230 RNlAF 306 sqn F-16A Block 5
Nov 2001 [sto] J-230 F-16A Block 5
At Volkel AB
Unknown [sto] J-230 F-16A Block 5
At Soesterberg AB
Jun 2011 [sto] J-230 F-16A Block 5
At Gilze-Rijen AB
Feb 2015 [sto] J-230 F-16A Block 5
Spotted at Antwerp harbor (hull only) for transfer to the US (Wright Patterson AFB).

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Adj. Edwin Prenger

Crew Chief Profile
313th squadron "Tiger" , -
The special tail (tiger ofcourse) was used for the Tigermeet at Fairford and was also on the cover of the latest Breitlingfolder in the late 90's. The serialnumber was on the fuselage, with the name of the crewchief...........


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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