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Airframe Details for F-16 #80-0498

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Aircraft: : 80-0498
LM Aero T/V 61-219
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 80498
F-16A Block 10C
Current USAF 80-0498
F-16A Block 10C
Status [pre]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
30 Jul 1981 [act] 80498 F-16A Block 10C
04 Aug 1981 [act] 80498 USAF 430 TFS 'NA' F-16A Block 10C
Apr 1982 [act] 80498 USAF 63 TFTS 'MC' F-16A Block 10C
May 1989 [act] 80498 USAF 465 TFS 'SH' F-16A Block 10C
Oct 1992 [act] 80498 USAF 465 FS 'SH' F-16A Block 10C
11 Jan 1994 [sto] AAFG0048 USAF AMARC 'SH' F-16A Block 10C
Jun 2016 [sto] 80-0498 'SH' F-16A Block 10C
Prepared for delivery to the Pacific Aviation Museum in Hawaii in July 2016.
Jul 2017 [pre] 80-0498 'WP' F-16A Block 10C
Preserved at the Pacific Aviation Museum in Hawaii. Was dedicated on September 27, 2017 (but was on display for a few months prior). General Gary North's name was on the aircraft canopy, who downed an Iraqi MiG-25 in Iraq’s southern no-fly-zone with an AIM-120A missile in 1991.

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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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