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Airframe Details for F-16 #89-2049




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Aircraft: : 89-2049
LM Aero T/V 1C-202
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 89049
F-16C Block 40E
Current USAF 89049
F-16C Block 40E
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
29 Sep 1990 [act] 89049 F-16C Block 40E
Oct 1990 [act] 89049 USAF 69 TFS 'MY' F-16C Block 40E
01 Oct 1991 [act] 89049 USAF 69 FS 'MY' F-16C Block 40E
Mar 1994 [act] 89049 USAF 512 FS 'RS' F-16C Block 40E
Sep 1994 [act] 89049 USAF 555 FS 'AV' F-16C Block 40E
Aug 1996 [act] 89049 USAF 510 FS 'AV' F-16C Block 40E
Mar 2000 [act] 89049 USAF 510 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] 89049 USAF 510 FS 'AV' F-16C Block 40E
Sep 2003 [act] 89049 USAF 510 FS 'AV' F-16C Block 40E
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: USAFE
Wore conformal fuel tanks at the 2003 Dubai Air show.
17 Jan 2007 [act] 89049 USAF 510 FS 'AV' F-16C Block 40E
Deployment: Iraqi Freedom

02 Jun 2007 [act] 89049 USAF 510 FS 'AV' F-16C Block 40E
21 Mar 2011 [act] 89049 USAF 510 FS 'AV' F-16C Block 40E
Deployment: Odyssey Dawn

Nov 2011 [act] 89049 USAF 510 FS 'AV' F-16C Block 40E
Apr 2015 [act] 89049 USAF 510 FS 'AV' F-16C Block 40E
Deployment: Enduring Freedom

Unknown [act] 89049 USAF 510 FS 'AV' F-16C Block 40E

Crew Chief Comments

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TSgt. Jamie Leach

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555th Fighter Squadron "Triple Nickel" , 1994 - 1997

SrA. Ron Schuerman

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510th Fighter Squadron "Buzzards" , -
USAFE flagship, was a nice jet to crew.

TSgt. Aaron Hudson

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510th Fighter Squadron "Buzzards" , 2004 - 2005
COM USAFE Flagship DCC was a killer assignment, lots of out and backs. Thank you General Foglesong and ol' 777.

MSgt. Dennis Blackmon

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510th Fighter Squadron "Buzzards" , 1996 - 1999
as things heated up over in Bosnia we watched the operation names change EF-????


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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