F-16 Aircraft Database

Airframe Details for F-16 #78-0298

F-16 Aircraft Profile

Aircraft: : 78-0298
LM Aero T/V 6K-27
Plant Fokker
Local C/N L-089
Delivered RNoAF 298
F-16A Block 10B
Current RNoAF 298
F-16A Block 20 MLU
Status [act]

⇦ Copy-paste this code to link this airframe from our forum

Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
01 Mar 1982 [act] 298 F-16A Block 10B
03 Mar 1982 [act] 298 RNoAF 332 skv F-16A Block 10B
May 1986 [act] 298 RNoAF 338 skv F-16A Block 10B
Unknown [con] 298 F-16A Block 20 MLU
Nov 2003 [act] 298 RNoAF 332 skv F-16A Block 20 MLU
May 2004 [act] 298 RNoAF 338 skv F-16A Block 20 MLU
24 Feb 2006 [msh] 298 RNoAF 338 skv F-16A Block 20 MLU

Aircraft was struck by lightning on finale approach to Bodø. Exact date unknown. The aircraft was taken to Kjeller for repairs and inspection.

9 CB's popped; 3 x MMC power, CADS, 2 x AOA HTR, PITOT HTR, GPS and Radar ant CB's popped. The pitot heater harnes was burned. The radome was black inside and the L/H horizontal stabiliser and ISA had clear damage from the lightning exiting through the static dischargers.
24 Nov 2009 [act] 298 RNoAF FLO F-16A Block 20 MLU
Being repared at Kjeller, Norway. Needed 36,000 hours to repair, including MLU M3 and Falcon Star upgrades.
May 2010 [act] 298 RNoAF FLO F-16A Block 20 MLU
Special characteristics:
  • Special Colorscheme
Special colorscheme to commemorate the update program for this F-16.

Crew Chief Comments

Create your own Crew Chief Profile
If you crewed this jet and want to leave a comment, you can create your own profile in our Crew Chief Profiles section.

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

Any aircraft or serials missing from this list? Did you see incorrect, incomplete, or outdated data?
Add your corrections at the bottom of this page or send them to us!
[Back to the F-16 Aircraft Database]

Errors and Omissions

Note: Errors and omissions in the above text can be added here. Please note: your comments will be displayed immediately on this page.

If you wish to send a private comment to the webmasters, please use the Contact Us link.