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Airframe Details for F-16 #90-0730




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Aircraft: : 90-0730
LM Aero T/V 1C-338
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 90730
F-16C Block 42H
Current USAF 90730
F-16C Block 42H
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
20 Sep 1991 [act] 90730 F-16C Block 42H
Oct 1991 [act] 90730 USAF 17 TFS 'SW' F-16C Block 42H
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 17 TFS
Aug 1992 [act] 90730 USAF 17 FS 'SW' F-16C Block 42H
Jan 1994 [act] 90730 USAF 20 FW 'SW' F-16C Block 42H
Mar 1995 [act] 90730 USAF 310 FS 'LF' F-16C Block 42H
22 Oct 1998 [msh] 90730 USAF 310 FS 'LF' F-16C Block 42H
Landed safely after a midair collision with F-16C #88-0414. The other aircraft crashed after the pilot had safely ejected. Cause of the mishap was error due to improper rejoin procedure.
Nov 1998 [act] 90730 USAF 310 FS 'LF' F-16C Block 42H
Sep 2011 [act] 90730 USAF 308 FS 'LF' F-16C Block 42H
16 Jun 2015 [act] 90730 USAF 314 FS 'LF' F-16C Block 42H

Crew Chief Comments

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MSgt. Rich Knaus

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310th Fighter Squadron "Tophats" , 1992 - 1998
It was a great jet. My pilot, James "Bones" McCoy, brought a friend photographer out one day and took some cool pictures of the jet and us. They were very professional and I'm glad to have those memories forever.


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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