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Airframe Details for F-16 #80-0537




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Aircraft: : 80-0537
LM Aero T/V 61-258
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 80537
F-16A Block 10D
Current USAF 80537
F-16A Block 10D
Status [i/a]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
23 Oct 1981 [act] 80537 F-16A Block 10D
02 Dec 1981 [act] 80537 USAF 35 TFS 'WP' F-16A Block 10D
Oct 1982 [act] 80537 USAF 363 TFW 'SW' F-16A Block 10D
Nov 1985 [act] 80537 USAF 62 TFTS 'MC' F-16A Block 10D
Nov 1989 [act] 80537 USAF 72 TFTS 'MC' F-16A Block 10D
May 1990 [act] 80537 USAF 121 TFS 'DC' F-16A Block 10D
15 Mar 1992 [act] 80537 USAF 121 FS 'DC' F-16A Block 10D
Apr 1993 [act] 80537 USAF 89 FS 'DO' F-16A Block 10D "City of Englewood"
Mar 2004 [i/a] 80537 'DO' F-16A Block 10D
Fort Worth, Texas with no engine, near the fuel barn.
Jun 2009 [i/a] 80537 'DO' F-16A Block 10D
Used to test Northrop Grumman's Scalable Agile Beam Radar (SABR) system.

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SMSgt. Brian Seabury

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35th Fighter Squadron "Pantons" , 1981 - 1982
this was the first F-16 that I was the crew chief on. It was a great flyer but pilots did not like to fly it as it did not have a VTR. Instead it had an ASIP Flight Data recorder where the VTR was located.

SMSgt. Brian Seabury

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72nd Fighter Squadron "Falcons" , 1989 - 1992
Reassigned to MacDill it was awesome to step out of my new squadron and the first aircraft I saw was 537. We kept it until we did the first of three transfers.


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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