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Airframe Details for F-16 #85-1499

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Aircraft: : 85-1499
LM Aero T/V 5C-279
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 85499
F-16C Block 30B
Current USAF QF-099
QF-16C Block 30B
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
20 Mar 1987 [act] 85499 F-16C Block 30B
May 1987 [act] 85499 USAF 13 TFS 'MJ' F-16C Block 30B
01 Oct 1991 [act] 85499 USAF 13 FS 'MJ' F-16C Block 30B
Jul 1994 [act] 85499 USAF 107 FS 'MI' F-16C Block 30B
Feb 2004 [act] 85499 USAF 107 FS 'MI' F-16C Block 30B "Green Island"
Special characteristics:
  • Mission Marks
Deployment: Iraqi Freedom

One gun marking and five bomb markings.
Jun 2004 [act] 85499 USAF 107 FS 'MI' F-16C Block 30B
Jan 2009 [act] 85499 USAF 163 FS F-16C Block 30B
Did not carry any unit markings.
08 Jul 2010 [sto] AAFG0704 USAF AMARC F-16C Block 30B
Apr 2019 [con] AAFG0704 QF-16C Block 30B
Sent to Boeing at Cecil Field, Florida.
Sep 2021 [act] QF-099 USAF 82 ATRS QF-16C Block 30B

Crew Chief Comments

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MSgt. Robert Bragiel

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13th Fighter Squadron "Panthers" , 1988 - 1992

MSgt. Ken Gamel

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13th Fighter Squadron "Panthers" , 1989 - 1993
Keeping the peace with a multiple release.

SSgt. Lance Morden

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107th Fighter Squadron "Red Devils" , -

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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