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Airframe Details for F-16 #88-0172




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Aircraft: : 88-0172
LM Aero T/V 1D-26
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 88172
F-16D Block 42D
Current USAF 88172
F-16D Block 42D
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
30 Apr 1990 [act] 88172 F-16D Block 42D
May 1990 [act] 88172 USAF 312 TFTS 'LF' F-16D Block 42D
01 Oct 1991 [act] 88172 USAF 311 FS 'LF' F-16D Block 42D
01 Apr 1994 [act] 88172 USAF 308 FS 'LF' F-16D Block 42D
First spotted in 308th FS markings in August of 1993 but squadron formed on April 1, 1994.
Apr 2010 [act] 88172 USAF 309 FS 'LF' F-16D Block 42D
May 2014 [act] 88172 USAF 308 FS 'LF' F-16D Block 42D
Temporarily assigned to the 308th FS when the 309th FS shut down. Markings would have remained 309th FS.
Dec 2014 [act] 88172 USAF 311 FS 'HO' F-16D Block 42D

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MSgt. David Dukette

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308th Fighter Squadron "Emerald Knights" , 2001 - 2003
This was my first jet. It was cool to have my name on the canopy as a A1C

SSgt. Lucas Martineau

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308th Fighter Squadron "Emerald Knights" , 2001 - 2002
This was my first jet as a DCC and I was very proud to be the DCC.

SSgt. Tyler Carley

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309th Fighter Squadron "Wild Ducks" , 2009 - 2010

SSgt. Eric Seuffert

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308th Fighter Squadron "Emerald Knights" , -


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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