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Airframe Details for F-16 #78-0062




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Aircraft: : 78-0062
LM Aero T/V 61-58
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 78062
F-16A Block 5
Current USAF 78062
F-16A Block 5
Status [i/a]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
26 Mar 1980 [act] 78062 F-16A Block 5
28 Mar 1980 [act] 78062 USAF 62 TFTS 'MC' F-16A Block 5
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 62 TFTS
Jan 1990 [act] 78062 USAF 121 TFS 'DC' F-16A Block 5
15 Mar 1992 [act] 78062 USAF 121 FS 'DC' F-16A Block 5
May 1994 [i/a] 78062 USAF 82 TRW 'ST' F-16A Block 5
Sheppard AFB, Texas as GF-16A
Jul 2004 [i/a] 78062 'ST' F-16A Block 5
Lackland AFB at the Medina Annex for USAF security forces training. The ST tail codes remained.
Nov 2011 [i/a] 78062 'LD' F-16A Block 5
Lackland AFB at the Medina Annex for USAF security forces training.

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TSgt. Vince Lustfeldt

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62nd Fighter Squadron "Spikes" , -
Shot itself with a slow round, had a dent in side of cockpit. Squadron jet

CMSgt. Robert Rositer

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62nd Fighter Squadron "Spikes" , 1980 - 1983


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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