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Airframe Details for F-16 #80-0589




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Aircraft: : 80-0589
LM Aero T/V 61-310
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 80589
F-16A Block 15A
Current RJAF 671
F-16A Block 20 MLU
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
12 Mar 1982 [act] 80589 F-16A Block 15A
Apr 1982 [act] 80589 USAF 10 TFS 'HR' F-16A Block 15A
Dec 1986 [act] 80589 USAF 182 TFS 'SA' F-16A Block 15A
Unknown [con] 80589 F-16A Block 15A ADF
Mar 1991 [act] 80589 USAF 186 FIS F-16A Block 15A ADF
Mar 1992 [act] 80589 USAF 162 FG F-16A Block 15A ADF
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: ANG/AFRes Test Center
Dec 1993 [act] 80589 USAF 198 FS 'PR' F-16A Block 15A ADF
Nov 1997 [act] 80589 USAF 198 FS 'PR' F-16A Block 15A ADF
Special characteristics:
  • Special Colorscheme
Special tail markings for the USAF's 50th Anniversary.
May 1998 [act] 80589 USAF 179 FS F-16A Block 15A ADF
Unknown [sto] 80589 USAF OO-ALC F-16A Block 15A ADF
Hill AFB, for refurbishment.
13 Feb 2003 [act] 671 F-16A Block 15A ADF
FMS Program: Peace Falcon II
FMS Serial: M13-14

Unknown [con] 671 F-16A Block 20 MLU
First Jordanian airframe to be converted to MLU standards by TAI in Turkey.
17 Oct 2007 [act] 671 RJAF 1 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU
31 Mar 2011 [act] 671 RJAF 1 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU
Deployment: Odyssey Dawn

Aug 2011 [act] 671 RJAF 6 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU

Crew Chief Comments

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SSgt. Brian Pawlovich

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179th Fighter Squadron "Bulldogs" , 2000 - 2002
Nothing like seeing the Princess stall the motor and glide home!


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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