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Airframe Details for F-16 #78-0251




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Aircraft: : 78-0251
LM Aero T/V 6D-40
Plant Fokker
Local C/N L-079
Delivered RNlAF J-251
F-16A Block 10B
Current RNlAF J-251
F-16A Block 20 MLU
Status [sto]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
30 Oct 1981 [act] J-251 F-16A Block 10B
02 Nov 1981 [act] J-251 RNlAF 322 sqn F-16A Block 10B
Dec 1982 [act] J-251 RNlAF 322 sqn F-16A Block 10B
Foxy Falcon titles for the Leeuwarden base commander Kol. H.Vos, who left in December of 1982.
May 1992 [act] J-251 RNlAF 322 sqn F-16A Block 10B
Special characteristics:
  • Special Colorscheme
Tail logo for the 1st airframe to reach 2,000 hours.
Apr 1994 [act] J-251 RNlAF 313 sqn F-16A Block 10B
May 1994 [act] J-251 RNlAF 313 sqn F-16A Block 10B
Special characteristics:
  • Special Colorscheme
Demo scheme for the 1994 season.
Dec 1994 [act] J-251 RNlAF 315 sqn F-16A Block 10B
May 1995 [act] J-251 RNlAF 313 sqn F-16A Block 10B
Oct 1995 [con] J-251 F-16A Block 20 MLU
LTF aircraft for MLU program
Jan 1998 [act] J-251 RNlAF 322 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU
Apr 1999 [act] J-251 RNlAF 323 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU
Sep 1999 [act] J-251 RNlAF 313 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU
Feb 2000 [act] J-251 RNlAF 322 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU
Aug 2001 [act] J-251 RNlAF 306 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU
Jan 2005 [sto] J-251 F-16A Block 20 MLU
Special characteristics:
  • Special Colorscheme
Twenthe AB for refurbishment
PAF (Project Afstoting F-16/Project Disposal F-16) badge on the tail.
Feb 2007 [sto] J-251 F-16A Block 20 MLU
At Volkel AB

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Adj. Edwin Prenger

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313th squadron "Tiger" , -
I was the crewchief from this jet, also in 1994 when "we" (313 sqn) did the solo display. Great plane.


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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