Lockheed/Code One collection

  • 72-1567
    The right horizontal tail was damaged in the inadvertent first flight of the first prototype YF-16 #72-1567. It was replaced in about three days during which the flight control system was adjusted to compensate for over-sensitive stick inputs during takeoff rolls. [Lockheed photo]
  • 72-1567
    The right horizontal tail was damaged in the inadvertent first flight of the first prototype YF-16 #72-1567. It was replaced in about three days during which the flight control system was adjusted to compensate for over-sensitive stick inputs during takeoff rolls. [Lockheed photo]
  • 72-1567
    The right horizontal tail was damaged in the inadvertent first flight of the first prototype YF-16 #72-1567. It was replaced in about three days during which the flight control system was adjusted to compensate for over-sensitive stick inputs during takeoff rolls. [Lockheed photo]
  • 72-1567
    The right horizontal tail was damaged in the inadvertent first flight of the first prototype YF-16 #72-1567. It was replaced in about three days during which the flight control system was adjusted to compensate for over-sensitive stick inputs during takeoff rolls. [Lockheed photo]
  • 72-1567
    Besides the damage to the right stabilator, YF-16 #72-1567 sustained minor damage to the rolleron assembly of the dummy sidewinder missile on the right wing when the wingtip scraped the runway. The rollerons are in the tailfins of the missile. [Lockheed photo]
  • Rollout1
    YF-16 #72-1567 during the rollout ceremony at the General Dynamics plant at Fort Worth on December 13th, 1973. [Lockheed photo]
  • Rollout2
    YF-16 #72-1567 during the rollout ceremony at the General Dynamics plant at Fort Worth on December 13th, 1973. [Lockheed photo]
  • Rollout3
    YF-16 #72-1567 during the rollout ceremony at the General Dynamics plant at Fort Worth on December 13th, 1973. [Lockheed photo]
  • Rollout4
    YF-16 #72-1567 during the rollout ceremony at the General Dynamics plant at Fort Worth on December 13th, 1973. [Lockheed photo]
  • Rollout5
    YF-16 #72-1567 during the rollout ceremony at the General Dynamics plant at Fort Worth on December 13th, 1973. [Lockheed photo]
  • Rollout6
    YF-16 #72-1567 during the rollout ceremony at the General Dynamics plant at Fort Worth on December 13th, 1973. [Lockheed photo]
  • Rollout7
    YF-16 #72-1567 during the rollout ceremony at the General Dynamics plant at Fort Worth on December 13th, 1973. [Lockheed photo]