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Airframe Details for F-16 #90-0786




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Aircraft: : 90-0786
LM Aero T/V 1D-64
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 90786
F-16D Block 42H
Current USAF 90786
F-16D Block 42H
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
30 Oct 1991 [act] 90786 F-16D Block 42H
Nov 1991 [act] 90786 USAF 19 FS 'SW' F-16D Block 42H
Aug 1993 [act] 90786 USAF 63 FS 'LF' F-16D Block 42H
May 2009 [act] 90786 USAF 309 FS 'LF' F-16D Block 42H
May 2014 [act] 90786 USAF 308 FS 'LF' F-16D Block 42H
Temporarily assigned to the 308th FS when the 309th FS shut down. Markings would have remained 309th FS.
Dec 2014 [act] 90786 USAF 311 FS 'HO' F-16D Block 42H
Still carrying the older 'LF' marking.

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SSgt. Ryan Kelly

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63rd Fighter Squadron "Panthers" , 1997 - 2000

MSgt. Rich Knaus

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19th Fighter Squadron "Gamecocks" , 1991 - 1992
My first D-model. New from the factory too. I had this one, and only this one, LtCol fly backseat and every time he did the landing configuration & takeoff light would flicker. Guess his big butt was pinching wires! I wonder what the fix was on that thing. I PCS'd to Luke before it was ever fixed. - Ingested a turkey buzzard in Avon Park, FL. long range A/G mission; had to recover it in Orlando (MCO). Had a 220 engine; the whole cone and PS2 probe were gone. With no oil PSI he declared an emergency and was denied a runway by MCO. He landed on a taxiway & and blew both main wheel thermal plugs. Intake coating had damage & took two weeks at home station to repair. ECS heat exchanger replaced too. Heard his wingman buzzed the MCO tower on RTB for the denied runway. 786 did a max climb out of MCO, cool sight after all the work we did. - 10 yrs later, in the 63FS, the Mrs. got her taxi ride in 786. Couldn't have been more perfect for me.


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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