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Airframe Details for F-16 #88-0416




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Aircraft: : 88-0416
LM Aero T/V 1C-18
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 88416
F-16C Block 40B
Current USAF 88416
F-16C Block 40B
Status [act]
Some sources have this aircraft operated by the 34th FS at some point in the early years (not after transfer in 2007).


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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
31 Jul 1989 [act] 88416 F-16C Block 40B
Aug 1989 [act] 88416 USAF 421 TFS 'HL' F-16C Block 40B
Jun 1990 [act] 88416 USAF 421 TFS 'HL' F-16C Block 40B
Deployment: Desert Storm

01 Oct 1991 [act] 88416 USAF 421 FS 'HL' F-16C Block 40B
Oct 1996 [act] 88416 USAF 524 FS 'CC' F-16C Block 40B
Dec 2002 [act] 88416 USAF 524 FS 'CC' F-16C Block 40B
Deployment: Southern Watch

Aircraft was in region for OSW when OIF started.
Mar 2003 [act] 88416 USAF 524 FS 'CC' F-16C Block 40B
Deployment: Iraqi Freedom

Wore yellow mission markings. Aircraft was in region for OSW when OIF started.
May 2003 [act] 88416 USAF 524 FS 'CC' F-16C Block 40B
Jul 2007 [act] 88416 USAF 388 FW F-16C Block 40B
Still in 524th FS markings.
Oct 2008 [act] 88416 USAF 34 FS 'HL' F-16C Block 40B
Feb 2012 [act] 88416 USAF 421 FS 'HL' F-16C Block 40B
Sep 2017 [act] 88416 USAF 162 FW 'AZ' F-16C Block 40B

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SSgt. Cody Allen

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421st Fighter Squadron "Black Widows" , 2014 - 2016
Beautiful flying lady she was. I wish she wasn't taken from us. Was her ADCC until I came home from Afghanistan and she got shipped off somewhere.

TSgt. Michael Cottle

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524th Fighter Squadron "Hounds" , 1997 - 2000

SSgt. John Lyon

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524th Fighter Squadron "Hounds" , 2004 - 2006
Last DCC while it was a hound

SSgt. Nicholas Ziegler

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524th Fighter Squadron "Hounds" , 2004 - 2007
The real last DCC as a hound!! Get your facts straight Lyon!

SSgt. Brandon Rachuy

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421st Fighter Squadron "Black Widows" , 2013 -


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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