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Airframe Details for F-16 #89-2138




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Aircraft: : 89-2138
LM Aero T/V 1C-291
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 89138
F-16C Block 42G
Current USAF 89138
F-16C Block 42G
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
29 Apr 1991 [act] 89138 F-16C Block 42G
May 1991 [act] 89138 USAF 33 TFS 'SW' F-16C Block 42G
01 Oct 1991 [act] 89138 USAF 33 FS 'SW' F-16C Block 42G
Oct 1993 [act] 89138 USAF 78 FS 'SW' F-16C Block 42G
Apr 1994 [act] 89138 USAF 125 FS 'OK' F-16C Block 42G
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 138FG
Unknown [act] 89138 USAF 125 FS 'OK' F-16C Block 42G
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 138 FG
Was the first aircraft to wear the large well known Indian head color markings that would later be applied to all the aircraft of the 125th FS. Initially was to be just for the Wing King.
Jun 2002 [act] 89138 USAF 125 FS 'OK' F-16C Block 42G
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 138 FW
May 2005 [act] 89138 USAF 125 FS 'OK' F-16C Block 42G
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 138 FW
Deployment: Iraqi Freedom

27 Sep 2005 [act] 89138 USAF 125 FS 'OK' F-16C Block 42G
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 138 FW

Crew Chief Comments

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MSgt. Don Easley

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33rd Fighter Squadron "Falcons" , 1991 - 1991
My first new jet.

MSgt. Jack Thomas, Jr.

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125th Fighter Squadron "Tulsa Vipers" , 1999 - 2004
I was assigned to all aircraft in the 138 FW. I worked Phase Inspection. Whenever we would deploy, I always got this jet to crew when I had to crew a jet. The DCC took excellent care of it.


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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