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Airframe Details for F-16 #84-1253

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Aircraft: : 84-1253
LM Aero T/V 5C-90
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 84253
F-16C Block 25D
Current USAF QF-060
QF-16C Block 25D
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
17 Oct 1985 [act] 84253 F-16C Block 25D
18 Oct 1985 [act] 84253 USAF 17 TFS 'SW' F-16C Block 25D
Jun 1991 [act] 84253 USAF 457 TFS 'TF' F-16C Block 25D
01 Feb 1992 [act] 84253 USAF 457 FS 'TF' F-16C Block 25D
Sep 1996 [act] 84253 USAF 182 FS 'SA' F-16C Block 25D
Mar 1999 [act] 84253 USAF 138 FS 'NY' F-16C Block 25D
Aug 2004 [act] 84253 USAF 179 FS 'MN' F-16C Block 25D
26 Feb 2007 [act] 84253 USAF 179 FS 'MN' F-16C Block 25D
Deployment: Iraqi Freedom

Apr 2007 [act] 84253 USAF 179 FS 'MN' F-16C Block 25D
18 Sep 2008 [act] 84253 USAF 179 FS 'MN' F-16C Block 25D
Deployment: Iraqi Freedom

20 Jan 2009 [act] 84253 USAF 179 FS 'MN' F-16C Block 25D
28 Sep 2009 [sto] AAFG0628 USAF AMARC F-16C Block 25D
Dec 2016 [con] 84253 QF-16C Block 25D
Sent to Boeing at Cecil Field, Florida.
Aug 2020 [act] QF-060 USAF 82 ATRS QF-16C Block 25D

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TSgt. Frank King

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17th Fighter Squadron "Hooters" , -

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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