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Airframe Details for F-16 #88-0537




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Aircraft: : 88-0537
LM Aero T/V 1C-139
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 88537
F-16C Block 40D
Current USAF 88537
F-16C Block 40D
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
31 May 1990 [act] 88537 F-16C Block 40D
Jun 1990 [act] 88537 USAF 69 TFS 'MY' F-16C Block 40D
01 Oct 1991 [act] 88537 USAF 69 FS 'MY' F-16C Block 40D
Jun 1994 [act] 88537 USAF 36 FS 'OS' F-16C Block 40D
Apr 1995 [act] 88537 USAF 4 FS 'HL' F-16C Block 40D
07 Jan 1998 [msh] 88537 USAF 4 FS 'HL' F-16C Block 40D AIB Report
Collided with F-16 (#88-0449) who suffered a gash in the wing and a lost missile and its rack. The pilot was Captain Scott Hufford, who was able to nurse the aircraft into Michael Army Air Field, Utah.
Unknown [act] 88537 USAF 4 FS 'HL' F-16C Block 40D
Repaired
Mar 2006 [act] 88537 USAF 4 FS 'HL' F-16C Block 40D
Deployment: Iraqi Freedom

Deployed with the 4th EFS but remained in theatre to fly with the 421st EFS.
18 Sep 2006 [act] 88537 USAF 4 FS 'HL' F-16C Block 40D
Feb 2011 [act] 88537 USAF 175 FS F-16C Block 40D

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SMSgt. Kevin Maynard

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69th Fighter Squadron "Werewolves" , 1990 - 1990
This was my first jet. I was third wipe on it for 2 months.

SSgt. David Jinks

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4th Fighter Squadron "Fightin' Fuujins" , 2008 - 2009
Moved to 537 while 479 was deployed, this former DEMO bird was fun to tear into. She stayed behind during our next deployment in '09.

SSgt. Damon Dunsmore

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4th Fighter Squadron "Fightin' Fuujins" , -


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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