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Airframe Details for F-16 #79-0403




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Aircraft: : 79-0403
LM Aero T/V 61-188
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 79403
F-16A Block 10B
Current USAF 79403
F-16A Block 10B
Status [pre]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
28 Apr 1981 [act] 79403 F-16A Block 10B
30 Apr 1981 [act] 79403 USAF 429 TFS 'NA' F-16A Block 10B
Apr 1989 [act] 79403 USAF 138 TFS 'NY' F-16A Block 10B "Bavaria"
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 174 TFW
Nov 1990 [act] 79403 USAF 138 TFS 'NY' F-16A Block 10B "Spirit of Syracuse"
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 174 FW
Deployment: Desert Storm

15 Mar 1992 [act] 79403 USAF 138 FS 'NY' F-16A Block 10B
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 174 FW
Jul 1994 [i/a] 79403 F-16A Block 10B
Syracuse IAP, New York
Aug 1995 [pre] 79403 'NY' F-16A Block 10B
Air, Sea and Space Museum, New York.

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SSgt. James Erhardt

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429th Tactical Fighter Squadron "Black Falcons" , 1984 - 1989


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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