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Airframe Details for F-16 #87-0290




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Aircraft: : 87-0290
LM Aero T/V 5C-551
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 87290
F-16C Block 30H
Current USAF 87290
F-16C Block 30H
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
22 Nov 1988 [act] 87290 F-16C Block 30H
Apr 1989 [act] 87290 USAF 62 TFTS 'MC' F-16C Block 30H
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 56 TTW
01 Oct 1991 [act] 87290 USAF 62 FS 'MC' F-16C Block 30H
Nov 1992 [act] 87290 USAF 63 FS 'MC' F-16C Block 30H
Jan 1993 [act] 87290 USAF 526 FS 'RS' F-16C Block 30H
Apr 1994 [act] 87290 USAF 466 FS 'HI' F-16C Block 30H
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 419 FW
Aug 2003 [act] 87290 USAF 466 FS 'HI' F-16C Block 30H
Special characteristics:
  • Mission Marks
  • Unit Markings: 419 OG
28 Jun 2007 [act] 87290 USAF 93 FS 'FM' F-16C Block 30H
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 482 FW
28 Jun 2010 [act] 87290 USAF 93 FS 'FM' F-16C Block 30H
Special characteristics:
  • Special Colorscheme
Wing flag ship tail painted with special "Mako's" artwork.
Feb 2014 [act] 87290 USAF 93 FS 'FM' F-16C Block 30H
Deployment: Enduring Freedom

Jul 2014 [act] 87290 USAF 93 FS 'FM' F-16C Block 30H

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TSgt. Darren Noble

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466th Fighter Squadron "Diamondbacks" , -

SSgt. Lowell Minnick

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93rd Fighter Squadron "Makos" , -
Deployed to incirlik AB, turkey two times. Had a great time with the makos

MSgt James Dahne

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93rd Fighter Squadron "Makos" , 2007 - 2008
This was the 482 FW aircraft, during which time I was assigned as the DCC for Col. Randy Falcon. This was the cleaniest jet on the flightline as evidence by the June 2007 photo!

MSgt. Robert Scheifl

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466th Fighter Squadron "Diamondbacks" , 2004 - 2006
419th "OG" aircraft.

CMSgt. Michael Iarossi

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466th Fighter Squadron "Diamondbacks" , 1998 - 2002
Best Jet I ever crewed!


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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