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Airframe Details for F-16 #79-0337




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Aircraft: : 79-0337
LM Aero T/V 61-122
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 79337
F-16A Block 10
Current USAF 79337
F-16A Block 10
Status [pre]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
30 Oct 1980 [act] 79337 F-16A Block 10
31 Oct 1980 [act] 79337 USAF 16 WS 'WA' F-16A Block 10
Oct 1983 [act] 79337 USAF 428 TFS 'NA' F-16A Block 10
Apr 1989 [act] 79337 USAF 138 TFS 'NY' F-16A Block 10
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 138 TFS
Nov 1990 [act] 79337 USAF 138 TFS 'NY' F-16A Block 10
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 138 TFS
Deployment: Desert Storm

15 Oct 1992 [act] 79337 USAF 138 FS 'NY' F-16A Block 10
Aug 1994 [i/a] 79337 F-16A Block 10
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 174 FW
Syracuse AFB, New York (BDR).
Jun 2002 [pre] 79337 'NY' F-16A Block 10

Special characteristics:
  • Mission Marks
  • Unit Markings: 174 FW
Syracuse AFB, New York as 80-205 and a promotional/recruiting aid.

Crew Chief Comments

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MSgt. Edward Pacificar

Crew Chief Profile
N/A , 1983 - 1984
Got to the point where we were canning engines and moving them from one airframe to another overnight. It was done so that the aircraft would not go hangar queen and have to be reported up the chain. Kindest term I could use for this assignment is "sucked."


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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