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Airframe Details for F-16 #78-0322




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Aircraft: : 78-0322
LM Aero T/V 6V-15
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered IRIAF
F-16A Block 5
Current IDFAF 129
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
23 Sep 1980 [act] 129 F-16A Block 5
FMS Program: Peace Marble I
24 Nov 1980 [act] 129 IDFAF 117 sqn F-16A Block 5 "Hanit"
07 Jun 1981 [act] 129 IDFAF 117 sqn F-16A Block 5 "Hanit"
Deployment: Opera

Fourth of the eight to drop its bombs in Operation Opera. Callsigns was Izmel 4 and piloted by Hagai Katz.
Jul 1997 [act] 129 IDFAF 253 sqn F-16A Block 5
Mar 2003 [act] 129 IDFAF 116 sqn F-16A Block 5
Unknown [act] 129 IDFAF 116 sqn F-16A Block 5
Special characteristics:
  • Mission Marks
Half kill marking was applied with to go along with the Operation Opera marking which had been aplied years earlier.
May 2015 [sto] 129 F-16A Block 5
Special characteristics:
  • Mission Marks
Half kill marking was applied with to go along with the Operation Opera marking which had been aplied years earlier.

Crew Chief Comments

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Sgt. Pavel Tolchinsky

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Canaf 28 (28 Wing) , -


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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