YF-16 and FSD Aircraft

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    The YF-16 prototype #01567 on a short visit in Denmark at Vaerlose AB on June 17th, 1975 a few days after its European public debut at the Paris Air Show. After several years of test flying it is now on display at the Air & Space Center. [Airliners.net photo by Erik Frikke]
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    The YF-16 prototype #01567 on a short visit in Denmark at Vaerlose AB on June 17th, 1975 a few days after its European public debut at the Paris Air Show. After several years of test flying it is now on display at the Air & Space Center. [Airliners.net photo by Erik Frikke]
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    YF-16 #01568 adorned with the naval camouflage flying over Edwards AFB. [GD photo]
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    Nose-art applied to F-16A #75-0745. [Photo by Frank Ertl]
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    A sharks mouth nose-art applied to F-16A #75-0745 much like the tiger mouth applied to the F-16s of 74th FS. [Photo by Frank Ertl]
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    Tail detail of F-16A #75-0745. [Photo by Frank Ertl]
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    USAF F-16A #75-0745 has wings that can be folded like a US Navy aircraft so it can be stored in a truck to go from air show to air show. [Photo by Frank Ertl]
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    USAF F-16B #75-0751 is currently displayed at the Air Force Flight Test Center Museum situated at Edwards AFB, photographed there on December 14th, 2004. The aircraft never wore this paint scheme while operational. It was painted to replicate the F-16 prototype for the Falcon Rejoin celebration at Edwards AFB on February 5th, 1999. The museum acquired the jet in February of 1992. [Photo by Doug Nelson]
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    USAF F-16B #75-0751 is currently displayed at the Air Force Flight Test Center Museum situated at Edwards AFB, photographed there on December 14th, 2004. The aircraft never wore this paint scheme while operational. It was painted to replicate the F-16 prototype for the Falcon Rejoin celebration at Edwards AFB on February 5th, 1999. The museum acquired the jet in February of 1992. [Photo by Doug Nelson]
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    The very first YF-16 #72-1567 is being assembled manually at the General Dynamics' Fort Worth plant in 1973. [GD photo]
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    Inside view of the cockpit of YF-16 #72-1567. Note the high flaps on both sides of the ejection seat. [GD photo]
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    Roll-out of YF-16 #72-1567 on December 13th, 1973 at Fort Worth. [GD photo]