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Airframe Details for F-16 #79-0288

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Aircraft: : 79-0288
LM Aero T/V 61-73
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 79288
F-16A Block 5
Current IDFAF 708
F-16A Block 5
Status [sto]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
14 May 1980 [act] 79288 F-16A Block 5
17 May 1980 [act] 79288 USAF 4 TFS 'HL' F-16A Block 5
Nov 1983 [act] 79288 USAF 157 TFS F-16A Block 5
Jan 1991 [act] 79288 USAF 157 TFS F-16A Block 5
Deployment: Desert Storm

Oct 1992 [act] 79288 USAF 157 FS F-16A Block 5
18 Nov 1994 [act] 708 F-16A Block 5
FMS Program: Peace Marble IV
FMS Serial: M10-4

Unknown [act] 708 IDFAF 144 sqn F-16A Block 5
Oct 2005 [act] 708 IDFAF 140 sqn F-16A Block 5
Apr 2013 [sto] 708 F-16A Block 5
At Ovda AB.

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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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