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Airframe Details for F-16 #80-3578




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Aircraft: : 80-3578
LM Aero T/V 6H-87
Plant SABCA
Local C/N B-168
Delivered BAF FA-87
F-16A Block 15M
Current BAF FA-87
F-16A Block 20 MLU
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
07 Sep 1984 [act] FA-87 F-16A Block 15M
Oct 1984 [act] FA-87 BAF 23 sqn F-16A Block 15M
Apr 1994 [act] FA-87 BAF 1 W F-16A Block 15M
Sep 1994 [act] FA-87 BAF 23 sqn F-16A Block 15M
Apr 1998 [act] FA-87 BAF 1 sqn F-16A Block 15M
Unknown [con] FA-87 F-16A Block 20 MLU
Unknown [act] FA-87 BAF 31 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU
Apr 2004 [act] FA-87 BAF 31 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU
Special characteristics:
  • Special Colorscheme
Special scheme for the 2004 Tiger Meet.
Sep 2006 [act] FA-87 BAF 31 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU
Special characteristics:
  • Special Colorscheme
Special scheme for the 2006 Tiger Meet.
09 Sep 2009 [act] FA-87 BAF 31 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU News Article
Special characteristics:
  • Special Colorscheme
Special scheme for the 2009 Tiger Meet.
Apr 2011 [act] FA-87 BAF 31 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU

Special characteristics:
  • Special Colorscheme
Color Scheme Champion
Adorned with 2 sets of tail markings for the 50th anniversary of the Tiger Meet (left side) and 60th anniversary of 31 sqn (Right side). This marks the 4th time this airframe has been adorned with a special color scheme for the NATO Tiger Meet. This makes this airframe the overall 'color scheme champion' of all F-16s worldwide.
May 2012 [act] FA-87 BAF 31 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU
Special characteristics:
  • Special Colorscheme
Tiger paint scheme for NATO Tiger Meet 2012
Mar 2013 [act] FA-87 BAF 31 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU

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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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