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Airframe Details for F-16 #78-0253




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Aircraft: : 78-0253
LM Aero T/V 6D-42
Plant Fokker
Local C/N L-083
Delivered RNlAF J-253
F-16A Block 10B
Current RNlAF J-253
F-16A Block 20 MLU
Status [sto]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
15 Feb 1982 [act] J-253 F-16A Block 10B
19 Feb 1982 [act] J-253 RNlAF TCA F-16A Block 10B
Mar 1986 [act] J-253 RNlAF 323 sqn F-16A Block 10B
Apr 1994 [act] J-253 RNlAF 313 sqn F-16A Block 10B
May 1994 [act] J-253 RNlAF 313 sqn F-16A Block 10B
Special characteristics:
  • Special Colorscheme
Demo scheme for the 1994 season.
May 1996 [act] J-253 RNlAF 313 sqn F-16A Block 10B
Special characteristics:
  • Special Colorscheme
Special scheme for the 1996 Tiger Meet.
Aug 1996 [act] J-253 RNlAF 312 sqn F-16A Block 10B
Dec 1996 [act] J-253 RNlAF 315 sqn F-16A Block 10B
Oct 1998 [act] J-253 RNlAF 312 sqn F-16A Block 10B
Unknown [act] J-253 RNlAF 315 sqn F-16A Block 10B
Unknown [con] J-253 F-16A Block 20 MLU
Nov 2001 [act] J-253 RNlAF 306 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU
Mar 2003 [act] J-253 RNlAF 311 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU
Jan 2005 [sto] J-253 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-253 F-16A Block 20 MLU
At Gilze-Rijen AB
Feb 2015 [sto] J-253 F-16A Block 20 MLU
At Soesterberg AB

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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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