F-16 Aircraft Database

Airframe Details for F-16 #87-0313

F-16 Aircraft Profile

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]

⇦ Copy-paste this code to link this airframe from our forum

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

Create your own Crew Chief Profile
If you crewed this jet and want to leave a comment, you can create your own profile in our Crew Chief Profiles section.

MSgt. Joe DeLaFuente

Crew Chief Profile
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

Any aircraft or serials missing from this list? Did you see incorrect, incomplete, or outdated data?
Add your corrections at the bottom of this page or send them to us!
[Back to the F-16 Aircraft Database]

Errors and Omissions

Note: Errors and omissions in the above text can be added here. Please note: your comments will be displayed immediately on this page.

If you wish to send a private comment to the webmasters, please use the Contact Us link.