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Airframe Details for F-16 #78-0107

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Aircraft: : 78-0107
LM Aero T/V 62-33
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 78107
F-16B Block 5
Current USAF 78107
F-16B Block 5
Status [pre]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
15 Jan 1980 [act] 78107 F-16B Block 5
16 Jan 1980 [act] 78107 USAF 34 TFS 'HL' F-16B Block 5
Jul 1983 [act] 78107 USAF 311 TFTS 'LF' F-16B Block 5
Jun 1985 [act] 78107 USAF 72 TFTS 'MC' F-16B Block 5
Mar 1990 [act] 78107 USAF 184 TFG F-16B Block 5
Mar 1992 [act] 78107 USAF 121 TFS 'DC' F-16B Block 5
15 Mar 1992 [act] 78107 USAF 121 FS 'DC' F-16B Block 5
Oct 1994 [pre] 78107 'LD' F-16B Block 5
Kelly AFB, Texas with the IAAFA.
Mar 1999 [pre] 78107 'HL' F-16B Block 5
At Lackland AFB preserved, but was at Kelly AFB, Texas in use by the IAAFA for a short period of time after it was delivered to Lackland. Aircraft has been painted in a non standard paint scheme for the 4th TFS that is from Hill AFB. The gear doors were cut around the landing gear so they could be closed with the gear down.

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SSgt. David Gosselin

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388th Fighter Wing , 1979 - 1982
Originally trained to crew F4s so I would have a 5 level upon arrival. Those were on the way out and I did not work on them. Shortly after arriving at Hill AFB I was put into F16 training.

SMSgt. Scott Hamaker

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34th Fighter Squadron "Rams" , -
I think this jet is on a stick at Lackland AFB, now.

SMSgt. Robert Domingue

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72nd Fighter Squadron "Falcons" , 1986 - 1992

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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