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Airframe Details for F-16 #87-0355




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Aircraft: : 87-0355
LM Aero T/V 1C-6
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 87355
F-16C Block 40A
Current USAF 87355
F-16C Block 40A
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
30 Apr 1989 [act] 87355 F-16C Block 40A
03 May 1989 [act] 87355 USAF 416 FTS 'ED' F-16C Block 40A
Apr 1990 [act] 87355 USAF 34 TFS 'HL' F-16C Block 40A
Jun 1990 [act] 87355 USAF 421 TFS 'HL' F-16C Block 40A
Deployment: Desert Storm

01 Oct 1991 [act] 87355 USAF 421 FS 'HL' F-16C Block 40A
Apr 1994 [act] 87355 USAF 555 FS 'AV' F-16C Block 40A
Oct 1994 [act] 87355 USAF 510 FS 'AV' F-16C Block 40A
20 Mar 2011 [act] 87355 USAF 510 FS 'AV' F-16C Block 40A
Deployment: Odyssey Dawn

Nov 2011 [act] 87355 USAF 510 FS 'AV' F-16C Block 40A

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TSgt. Daniel May

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510th Fighter Squadron "Buzzards" , 1998 - 1998
Old 87-0355 this will probably ring a bell for some of you oldies. This was a landing gear PIG for a while....Hey, it taught me how to troubleshoot!!!

TSgt. Brian Badovinac

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510th Fighter Squadron "Buzzards" , 94 - 97
Both this aircraft and the before mentioned played an instrumental role in the location of Capt. Scott O'Grady after his shootdown in hostile territory over Bosnia. Other than that it was a pretty good get at the time.

TSgt. Jesus Gaston Rivera

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510th Fighter Squadron "Buzzards" , 2001 - 2004


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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