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Airframe Details for F-16 #89-2018




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Aircraft: : 89-2018
LM Aero T/V 1C-171
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 89018
F-16C Block 40E
Current USAF 89018
F-16C Block 40E
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
31 Jul 1990 [act] 89018 F-16C Block 40E
Aug 1990 [act] 89018 USAF 70 TFS 'MY' F-16C Block 40E
01 Oct 1991 [act] 89018 USAF 70 FS 'MY' F-16C Block 40E
Apr 1993 [act] 89018 USAF 39 FTS 'OT' F-16C Block 40E
Jan 1996 [act] 89018 USAF 85 TES 'OT' F-16C Block 40E
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 53 WG
Dec 1996 [act] 89018 USAF 555 FS 'AV' F-16C Block 40E
Unknown [act] 89018 USAF 555 FS 'AV' F-16C Block 40E
Special characteristics:
  • Mission Marks
Deployment: Allied Force

Wore 12 Kosovo mission markings and one Iraq (ONW) marking. Need to know date of this ONW deployment.
Mar 2000 [act] 89018 USAF 555 FS 'AV' F-16C Block 40E
Deployment: Southern Watch

Deployed with the 510th FS and stayed for the 555th FS deployment which followed.
Sep 2000 [act] 89018 USAF 555 FS 'AV' F-16C Block 40E
Aug 2003 [act] 89018 USAF 510 FS 'AV' F-16C Block 40E
17 Jan 2007 [act] 89018 USAF 510 FS 'AV' F-16C Block 40E
Deployment: Iraqi Freedom

02 Jun 2007 [act] 89018 USAF 510 FS 'AV' F-16C Block 40E

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TSgt. Travis Brickweg

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555th Fighter Squadron "Triple Nickel" , 1999 - 2001

TSgt. Brian Miller

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39th Flight Test Squadron , 1995 - 1996

SrA. Scott Kinnison

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555th Fighter Squadron "Triple Nickel" , 1997 - 1998

SSgt. Brandon Wright

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555th Fighter Squadron "Triple Nickel" , 2001 - 2003


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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