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Airframe Details for F-16 #78-0314




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Aircraft: : 78-0314
LM Aero T/V 6V-7
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered IRIAF
F-16A Block 5
Current IDFAF 112
F-16A Block 5
Status [sto]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
Unknown [cld] F-16A Block 5
FMS Program: Peace Zebra
18 Jul 1980 [act] 112 F-16A Block 5
FMS Program: Peace Marble I
19 Jul 1980 [act] 112 IDFAF 117 sqn F-16A Block 5 "Ra'am"
Special characteristics:
  • Mission Marks
First air-to-air victory
History was made when Israel's youngest pilot, Lieutenant Rafi of 117 Squadron scored the first kill with an F-16 on April 28th, 1981. The victory was against one of two Mil-8s which had entered into Israeli held territory. A missile was fired but missed. The kill came when Rafi switched to guns and made a second run. Wears 1 kill marking.
Unknown [act] 112. IDFAF 253 sqn F-16A Block 5
Feb 2004 [act] 112 IDFAF 116 sqn F-16A Block 5
May 2015 [sto] 112 F-16A Block 5

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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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