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Airframe Details for F-16 #87-0313




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Aircraft: : 87-0313
LM Aero T/V 5C-574
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 87313
F-16C Block 32H
Current USAF 87313
F-16C Block 32H
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
20 Jan 1989 [act] 87313 F-16C Block 32H
Feb 1989 [act] 87313 USAF 57 FWW 'WA' F-16C Block 32H
Oct 1991 [act] 87313 USAF USAF ADS F-16C Block 32H
Special characteristics:
  • Display team: Thunderbirds
Thunderbird single-seater in the 1992 - 2008 timeframe. Had number 3 attached on April 1st, 1993; number 4 on June 11th, 1999 and March 3rd, 2003.
Dec 2008 [i/a] 87313 F-16C Block 32H
At Sheppard AFB.
Oct 2013 [act] 87313 USAF 64 AGRS 'WA' F-16C Block 32H
Recovered into active service. Painted in arctic paint scheme with bort 13.

Crew Chief Comments

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MSgt. Joe DeLaFuente

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USAF - Air Demonstration Squadron "Thunderbirds" , 2000 - 2003
7 Load during the 01 show season...that's about the only good thing I can say about her...


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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