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Airframe Details for F-16 #78-0038

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Aircraft: : 78-0038
LM Aero T/V 61-34
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 78038
F-16A Block 5
Current USAF 78038
F-16A Block 5
Status [scr]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
07 Dec 1979 [act] 78038 F-16A Block 5
11 Dec 1979 [act] 78038 USAF 16 TFTS 'HL' F-16A Block 5
Jul 1981 [act] 78038 USAF 62 TFTS 'MC' F-16A Block 5
Aug 1984 [act] 78038 USAF 466 TFS 'HI' F-16A Block 5
01 Feb 1992 [act] 78038 USAF 466 FS 'HI' F-16A Block 5
18 Feb 1994 [sto] AAFG0083 USAF AMARC 'HI' F-16A Block 5
06 Apr 2018 [scr] 78038 F-16A Block 5
Scrapped at HFV West in Tucson.

Crew Chief Comments

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Maj. John Farner

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62nd Fighter Squadron "Spikes" , -
As SSGT Dedicated Crew Chief, "38 Special" '81-'82, then to OTS

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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