F-16 Aircraft Database

United States Air Force F-16 Special Color Schemes

Found 82 aircraft, displaying 1-15 [Sorted by Unit and Local SN]
Local S/N AF/Unit Aircraft Name Marked Date Details
78101 78-0101 09 Aug 2014 Details
Painted in the colors of the Tuskegee Airman.
79357 79-0357 Oct 2000 Details
Burlington, Vermont preserved in a stars and stripes colour scheme. Used as a travelling exhibit. The aircraft is not really painted but has been applied with specially computer designed stickers.
83158 83-1158 02 May 1985 Details
Wearing General Dynamics markings at Le Bourget.
88151 USAF 100 FS 88-0151 "City of Eufaula" May 2011 Details
87379 USAF 100 FS 87-0379 "City of Tuskegee" 14 Sep 2007 Details
Red tail.
82001 USAF 111 FS 82-1001 Apr 1992 Details
Celebration scheme for 75 years of 111 FS.
84393 USAF 111 FS 84-1393 Sep 2007 Details
Celebration scheme for 90 years of the 111th FS.
85495 USAF 113 FS 85-1495 30 May 2007 Details
Blue and white markings were applied to the tail. Within the tailband was the word "Champions". Most eye catching was a large blue horse shoe which was painted on the tail. Special markings were added to mark the Colts Super Bowl XLI victory, the local NFL team. Most of the markings were placed on the aircraft during the last week of May but the last marking was applied on August 1, 2007.
85552 USAF 113 FS 85-1552 "113 TFS" 09 Aug 2007 Details
Heritage markings, including naming the squadron 113th TFS. Special markings were added for pilot reunion held on August 13, 2007 and not for flight. A large heritage patch was placed on the tail and '113th TFS' runs down the rudder. The markings were quickly removed.
87229 USAF 120 FS 87-0229 Sep 2005 Details
2005 Tiger Meet paint scheme on tail and ventral fins only.
87241 USAF 120 FS 87-0241 13 Aug 2001 Details
Each year, the NATO "Tiger Meet" gives member nations an opportunity to train together in simulated battle over the skies of Europe. 2001 marked the inaugural "Tiger Meet of the Americas", hosted by the "Cougars" of the 120th Fighter Squadron, Colorado Air National Guard and taking place at Buckley AFB. Heading up the "home team" was F-16C serial number 87-0241, adorned with a striking all over tiger-stripe paint scheme and bearing the phrase "Each Fights like a Tiger" on its fin.
87284 USAF 120 FS 87-0284 Sep 2003 Details
Mission markings were still on aircraft when the Tiger paint scheme was applied but some were partially painted over.
86345 USAF 120 FS 86-0345 31 Jan 2010 Details
Painted to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Colorado National Guard, the 140th Wing painted this F-16 tail flash. The flash was designed by Visual Information Coordinator, U.S. Army MSgt. Dave Schmidt, and painted by 140th Wing maintainers, USAF MSgt. Jim Riser and TSgt. Phil Kistler.
86368 USAF 120 FS 86-0368 "Miss Storm" Aug 2006 Details
50th anniversary markings for the "Minutemen" ANG aerial demonstration team.
85464 USAF 121 FS 85-1464 "The Tinker Toy II" May 1998 Details
Special tail markings for the units 50th Anniversary (1948 to 1998).

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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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