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Airframe Details for F-16 #78-0077

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Aircraft: : 78-0077
LM Aero T/V 62-3
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 78077
F-16B Block 1
Current USAF 78-0077
F-16B Block 1
Status [pre]
This was the first F-16B coming from the automated production line. All previous models were individually built.

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
17 Oct 1978 [act] 78077 F-16B Block 1
18 Oct 1978 [act] 78077 USAF 6516 TS 'ED' F-16B Block 1
Sep 1979 [act] 78077 USAF 16 TFTS 'HL' F-16B Block 1
Wore a large colour crest on the right landing gear door.
Apr 1982 [act] 78077 USAF 62 TFTS 'MC' F-16B Block 1
Apr 1983 [act] 78077 USAF 310 TFTS 'LF' F-16B Block 1
Mar 1990 [act] 78077 USAF 159 FIS F-16B Block 1
Jul 1990 [act] 78077 USAF 157 TFS F-16B Block 1
15 Mar 1992 [act] 78077 USAF 157 FS F-16B Block 1
21 Jan 1994 [sto] AAFG0054 USAF AMARC F-16B Block 1
12 Jul 2018 [pre] 78-0077 F-16B Block 1
At the Pima Air & Space Museum.

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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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