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Airframe Details for F-16 #78-0080

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Aircraft: : 78-0080
LM Aero T/V 62-6
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 78080
F-16B Block 1
Current USAF 78080
F-16B Block 1
Status [pre]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
31 Jan 1979 [act] 78080 F-16B Block 1
Feb 1979 [act] 78080 USAF 16 TFTS 'HL' F-16B Block 1
Oct 1983 [act] 78080 USAF 310 TFTS 'LF' F-16B Block 1
Oct 1991 [act] 78080 USAF 6516 TS 'ED' F-16B Block 1

01 Oct 1991 [act] 78080 USAF 416 TS 'ED' F-16B Block 1 "LAB RAT"
Special characteristics:
  • Nose Art
Unknown [act] 78080 USAF 416 FLTS 'ED' F-16B Block 1
Painted all white from late 2000 to early 2001, otherwise red and white paint scheme.
Mar 2004 [i/a] 78080 USAF 82 TRW F-16B Block 1
At Sheppard AFB as a Tech School Trainer with a white colour scheme
Unknown [i/a] 78080 USAF 82 TRW 'ST' F-16B Block 1
Feb 2015 [pre] 78080 'ST' F-16B Block 1
Preserved at San Antonio, Texas.

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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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