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Airframe Details for F-16 #78-0085

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Aircraft: : 78-0085
LM Aero T/V 62-11
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 78085
F-16B Block 1
Current USAF 78085
F-16B Block 1
Status [scr]
It is renumbered because there is also an F-15 78085 at Sheppard.

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
07 May 1979 [act] 78085 F-16B Block 1
08 May 1979 [act] 78085 USAF 16 TFTS 'HL' F-16B Block 1
Unknown [act] 78085 USAF 34 TFS 'HL' F-16B Block 1
Jul 1983 [act] 78085 USAF 310 TFTS 'LF' F-16B Block 1
Sep 1987 [act] 78085 USAF 184 TFG F-16B Block 1
Oct 1991 [act] 78085 USAF 6516 TS 'ED' F-16B Block 1
Oct 1992 [act] 78085 USAF 416 TS 'ED' F-16B Block 1 "Firebird"
Red and white paint scheme.
Jul 2003 [i/a] 78085 USAF 82 TRW 'ED' F-16B Block 1
Sheppard AFB as GF-16 still in 416th TS markings and red and white paint scheme.
Unknown [i/a] 78085 USAF 82 TRW 'ST' F-16B Block 1
Tail number applied changed to 78185.
16 Sep 2009 [scr] 78085 F-16B Block 1
Scrapped at Sheppard AFB

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SrA. James Whaling

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412th Test Wing , 1999 -

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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