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 CMSgt. Guy Sachette

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Name CMSgt. Guy Sachette
Unit 389th Fighter Squadron "Thunderbolts"
Crewing F-16s from 1981 until 1985
Contact gsachette Send me a private message
Hahn 496 "Worlds Finest" 81-83 went to GD and picked up 80-0620.
Luke 311 Sidewinders 83-85 B model 78-0101
Luke set up 312 Scorpions F-16D #1 83-0175 first enlisted to fly in it.
Was booked to Ramstein but was diverted to F-15s @ Bitburg.
Osan 2005-2006 Superintendent QA 36 FS Fiends
Mtn Home current 389 AMU NCOIC

Current or Favourite assignment

Converted 496 from F-4E to F-16.
Went to factory (18 years old) to pick up my jet because I was one of only two people qualified. Gary Imhoff was the other guy...
I bet a few of the old NCOs were chapped that a snot nose kid that hadn't been on station long got a great trip home/tour of GD plant.


I was on alert with F-4s in Turkey before the F-16 came to Hahn.
I've supported OIF/OSW 5 times with F-15s.
Had an excellet trip to Bagram Afghanistan with the A-10s from Pope.

My Jets & Assignments

80620 [Detailed history of this F-16]
Unit 496th Tactical Fighter Squadron "The World's Finest" [Unit History]
Period 1981 - 1983
Current: AAFG0276  USAF AMARC F-16A Block 15 ADF [sto]
78101 [Detailed history of this F-16]
Unit 311th Fighter Squadron "Sidewinders" [Unit History]
Period 1983 - 1985
Current: 78101   F-16B Block 5 [pre]
83175 [Detailed history of this F-16]
Unit 312th Tactical Fighter Training Squadron "Scorpions" [Unit History]
Period 1985 - 1985
Current: 83175  USAF 195 FS F-16D Block 25 [act]
Unit 36th Fighter Squadron "Flying Fiends" [History]
Period 2005 - 2006
Osan 2005-2006 Superintendent QA 36 FS Fiends
Unit 389th Fighter Squadron "Thunderbolts" [History]
Period 2006 -
Mtn Home current 389 AMU NCOIC

Visitor Comments

I think we have met...
Meathook, Jan 12, 2007 - 04:13 PM

I think we may have met at Hahn, not sure but your name rings a bell with me. In any event, nice to see another person here close to my era.

Welcome - Tom Wharton

gsachette, Jan 12, 2007 - 04:56 PM

Name sounds familiar to me.

Not sure about that nickname though...

Pretty cool site.

I ran out of time and plan on coming back and adding more information.


Meathook, Jan 13, 2007 - 02:23 AM

The nickname was something I was given while on the T-Birds....long story (surrounding women). I look forward to reading more about your career and assignments, I bet we met once or twice. Did you deploy with us to Ramstein (back in late 82) or again (same location) when the runway was shut down for repairs / overhauls, long deployment while the runway had those heated cables installed for all weather flying in winter.

I remember we got kicked out of the club so many times for partying hard, dancing and drinking but we all found a way to get to work on time and still make the flying schedule. Crazy stuff...anyway, all the best to you

First launch
sgtmeat, Jul 05, 2007 - 04:42 AM

175 was my first launch and recovery after the A-7

retirement. We video taped it for posterity sake.

She was flown to Terre Haute (181st FW) to ferry another jet back to Toledo.

Code 1

334th seymoure johnson
troy livecchi, Jan 17, 2008 - 04:11 AM

guy, is this you,? been out for 10 yrs, i am still in north carolina, greensboro at tradewinds airlines, a&p on 747/ a-300

Troy Live CC Hi
gsachette, Aug 05, 2008 - 09:46 PM

It's me...

I've been wondering where you went.

I'm out here in Idaho until Jan 2011 unless the the AF has other plans.

Look me up if you get out this way.

gsachette, Apr 29, 2009 - 02:46 PM

Just got here (Apr 09) to Balad for a six-month stint. Lots of F-16's doing great things here in the AOR. I will have lees than a year until I hit 30 when I get back to Mtn Goat. Then it's off to the Great State of AK.

Antares, Feb 20, 2018 - 04:29 PM


I have been searching for aircraft 80620, because in our office we have an image lying around and I was curious what could I find about it. It's awesome to have all this info around, and exciting to see that it was your first bird :)

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