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Airframe Details for F-16 #79-0399




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Aircraft: : 79-0399
LM Aero T/V 61-184
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 79399
F-16A Block 10B
Current USAF 79399
F-16A Block 10B
Status [pre]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
24 Apr 1981 [act] 79399 F-16A Block 10B
25 Apr 1981 [act] 79399 USAF 429 TFS 'NA' F-16A Block 10B
Sep 1989 [act] 79399 USAF 138 TFS 'NY' F-16A Block 10B
Nov 1990 [act] 79399 USAF 138 TFS 'NY' F-16A Block 10B
Deployment: Desert Storm

Flew more than 70 missions.
15 Mar 1992 [act] 79399 USAF 138 FS 'NY' F-16A Block 10B
Mar 1994 [i/a] 79399 F-16A Block 10B
Springfield ANGB, Ohio (BDR)
Oct 1998 [i/a] 79399 F-16A Block 10B
Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio with the Air Force Reserve's CLSS team as an asystems trainer. The aircraft had been towed at night down the highway from Springfield ANGB to Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio (approximately 14 miles).
29 Oct 2005 [pre] 79399 F-16A Block 10B
Was obtained for display in March of 2005. Preserved at AFMC Head Quarters, Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio just inside the main entrance. Not on public land. Devoid of any unit markings the F-16 carries a standard gray scheme.

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SSgt. James Erhardt

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429th Tactical Fighter Squadron "Black Falcons" , 84 - 89


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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