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Airframe Details for F-16 #88-0480




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Aircraft: : 88-0480
LM Aero T/V 1C-82
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 88480
F-16C Block 40C
Current USAF 88480
F-16C Block 40C
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
31 Jan 1990 [act] 88480 F-16C Block 40C
15 Feb 1990 [act] 88480 USAF 4 TFS 'HL' F-16C Block 40C
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 4 TFS/AMU
Nov 1990 [act] 88480 USAF 4 TFS 'HL' F-16C Block 40C
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 4 TFS/AMU
Deployment: Desert Storm

01 Oct 1991 [act] 88480 USAF 4 FS 'HL' F-16C Block 40C
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 4 FS
Apr 1993 [act] 88480 USAF 188 FS 'NM' F-16C Block 40C
May 2004 [act] 88480 USAF 524 FS 'CC' F-16C Block 40C
Sep 2008 [act] 88480 USAF 8 FW 'WP' F-16C Block 40C
Apr 2009 [act] 88480 USAF 421 FS 'HL' F-16C Block 40C "Calypso's Dark Secret"
Jul 2009 [act] 88480 USAF 421 FS 'HL' F-16C Block 40C "Calypso's Dark Secret"
Special characteristics:
  • Mission Marks
Deployment: Enduring Freedom

Unknown [act] 88480 USAF 421 FS 'HL' F-16C Block 40C "Calypso's Dark Secret"
Special characteristics:
  • Mission Marks
Feb 2011 [act] 88480 USAF 175 FS F-16C Block 40C

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SSgt. Travis Young

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524th Fighter Squadron "Hounds" , 2004 - 2005
SHITHOLE Assignment and jet. On the jet it was mainly the flameholder and exhaust cone could not stay in the engine durning flight. I should not have anything to say about Cannon.

TSgt. Charles Dunning

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4th Fighter Squadron "Fightin' Fuujins" , 1991 - 1993


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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