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Airframe Details for F-16 #85-1428

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Aircraft: 85-1428
LM Aero T/V 5C-208
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 85428
F-16C Block 30
Current USAF QF-044
QF-16C Block 30
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
25 Sep 1986 [act] 85428 F-16C Block 30
Nov 1986 [act] 85428 USAF 13 TFS 'MJ' F-16C Block 30
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 13 TFS
Jun 1987 [act] 85428 USAF 512 TFS 'RS' F-16C Block 30
01 Oct 1991 [act] 85428 USAF 512 FS 'RS' F-16C Block 30
Jan 1994 [act] 85428 USAF 121 FS 'DC' F-16C Block 30
Aug 1994 [act] 85428 USAF 113 FS 'TH' F-16C Block 30
Dec 2002 [act] 85428 USAF 113 FS 'TH' F-16C Block 30
Special characteristics:
  • Mission Marks
  • Unit Markings: 181 OG
Deployment: Northern Watch

Credited with a SAM site kill with the marking painted underneath the left canopy rail and remained on the aircraft for a few years.
17 Mar 2003 [act] 85428 USAF 113 FS 'TH' F-16C Block 30
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 181 OG
Aug 2007 [act] 85428 USAF 119 FS 'AC' F-16C Block 30
28 Aug 2013 [sto] F16C 85-1428 USAF AMARC F-16C Block 30
05 Oct 2017 [con] 85428 QF-16C Block 30
Sent to Boeing at Cecil Field, Florida.
Aug 2019 [act] QF-044 USAF 82 ATRS QF-16C Block 30

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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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