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Airframe Details for F-16 #89-2098




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Aircraft: : 89-2098
LM Aero T/V 1C-251
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 89098
F-16C Block 42F
Current USAF 89098
F-16C Block 42F
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
27 Feb 1991 [act] 89098 F-16C Block 42F
Mar 1991 [act] 89098 USAF 19 TFS 'SW' F-16C Block 42F
01 Oct 1991 [act] 89098 USAF 19 FS 'SW' F-16C Block 42F
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 9 AF
Apr 1993 [act] 89098 USAF 78 FS 'SW' F-16C Block 42F
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 9 AF
Mar 1994 [act] 89098 USAF 112 FS 'OH' F-16C Block 42F
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 180 FW
Mar 2002 [act] 89098 USAF 112 FS 'OH' F-16C Block 42F "Lets Roll"
Special characteristics:
  • Nose Art
  • Unit Markings: 180 FW
24 May 2007 [act] 89098 USAF 112 FS 'OH' F-16C Block 42F
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 180 FW
Deployment: Iraqi Freedom

Unknown [act] 89098 USAF 112 FS 'OH' F-16C Block 42F
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 180 FW

Crew Chief Comments

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MSgt. John Hoade

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19th Fighter Squadron "Gamecocks" , 1992 - 1993
I took over this aircraft, which was the 9th AF Flagship and worked my tail off to make it beautiful as well as very realiable. It was in and on the cover of several magizines. My pilot and 9th AF Commander was Lt. Gen Mike Nelson. Kudos to the excellent photos.


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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