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Airframe Details for F-16 #87-0292




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Aircraft: : 87-0292
LM Aero T/V 5C-553
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 87292
F-16C Block 30H
Current USAF 87292
F-16C Block 30H
Status [act]
ACC in 1992 was Andy Johnson


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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
22 Nov 1988 [act] 87292 F-16C Block 30H
Dec 1988 [act] 87292 USAF 36 TFS 'OS' F-16C Block 30H
Oct 1991 [act] 87292 USAF 14 FS 'MJ' F-16C Block 30H
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 14 FS
Aug 1995 [act] 87292 USAF 522 FS 'CC' F-16C Block 30H
Jun 2003 [act] 87292 USAF 188 FS 'NM' F-16C Block 30H
Jul 2004 [act] 87292 USAF 188 FS F-16C Block 30H "150th FW / Operation Iraqi Freedom 2004"

Special characteristics:
  • Nose Art
  • Mission Marks
Deployment: Iraqi Freedom

Nose art was applied by Sean Hampton just prior to returning home. Mission markings still carried.
Sep 2004 [act] 87292 USAF 188 FS F-16C Block 30H
29 Oct 2007 [act] 87292 USAF 188 FS F-16C Block 30H "Bring 'Em Home or Send Us Back"
Special characteristics:
  • Nose Art
  • Mission Marks
Deployment: Iraqi Freedom

Wore 17 bomb markings on the nose as well as POW * MIA nose art behind the canopy.
Unknown [act] 87292 USAF 188 FS F-16C Block 30H
Oct 2010 [act] 87292 USAF 121 FS F-16C Block 30H

Crew Chief Comments

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MSgt. Jim Blake

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14th Fighter Squadron "Samurais" , 1994 - 1998
My very first assigned F-16, it was the Squadron Flagship so I did a lot of cleaning, got used to it after a while. I was the ADCC

MSgt. Jack Thomas, Jr.

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188th Fighter Squadron "Tacos" , 2007 - 2009

MSgt. Shaun Harris

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121st Fighter Squadron "Capital Guardians" , -


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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