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Airframe Details for F-16 #78-0231




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Aircraft: : 78-0231
LM Aero T/V 6D-20
Plant Fokker
Local C/N L-035
Delivered RNlAF J-231
F-16A Block 5
Current RNlAF J-231
F-16A Block 5
Status [scr]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
11 Dec 1980 [act] J-231 F-16A Block 5
12 Dec 1980 [act] J-231 RNlAF 323 sqn F-16A Block 5
May 1991 [act] J-231 RNlAF 323 sqn F-16A Block 5
Special characteristics:
  • Special Colorscheme
Demo scheme for the 1991 season.
Apr 1994 [act] J-231 RNlAF 315 sqn F-16A Block 5
Dec 1994 [act] J-231 RNlAF 313 sqn F-16A Block 5
Mar 1995 [act] J-231 RNlAF 315 sqn F-16A Block 5
Jan 1996 [act] J-231 RNlAF 312 sqn F-16A Block 5
Jul 1999 [act] J-231 RNlAF 312 sqn F-16A Block 5
Special characteristics:
  • Special Colorscheme
Celebration scheme for 50 years NATO.
May 2000 [act] J-231 RNlAF 306 sqn F-16A Block 5
Unknown [sto] J-231 F-16A Block 5
At Soesterberg AFB
24 Jun 2005 [scr] J-231 F-16A Block 5
The cockpit section is currently active as a simulator trainer at the TNO Mission Simulation Centre (TNO-MSC) at Soesterberg AFB.

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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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