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Airframe Details for F-16 #85-1573

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Aircraft: 85-1573
LM Aero T/V 5D-42
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 85573
F-16D Block 30B
Current USAF AAFG0712
F-16D Block 30B
Status [sto]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
23 Apr 1987 [act] 85573 F-16D Block 30B
16 Jun 1987 [act] 85573 USAF 14 TFS 'MJ' F-16D Block 30B
01 Oct 1991 [act] 85573 USAF 14 FS 'MJ' F-16D Block 30B
Nov 1992 [act] 85573 USAF 13 FS 'MJ' F-16D Block 30B
Mar 1994 [act] 85573 USAF 107 FS 'MI' F-16D Block 30B " City of Dearborn and Detroit"
Unknown [act] 85573 USAF 107 FS 'MI' F-16D Block 30B " City of New Baltimore"
Special characteristics:
  • Nose Art
Captain America nose art, from the DC comic book franchise.
30 Sep 2008 [act] 85573 USAF 163 FS F-16D Block 30B
22 May 2009 [act] 85573 USAF 163 FS 'IN' F-16D Block 30B
14 Jul 2010 [sto] AAFG0712 USAF AMARC 'IN' F-16D Block 30B

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SSgt. Kevin Andis

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163rd Fighter Squadron "Blacksnakes" , 2008 -
Aircraft came from the Michigan Air National Guard with Captain America on the right side underneath the canopy.

MSgt. Scott Gabler

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127th Fighter Wing , 1998 - 2003

SrA. Jeff Thomas

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13th Fighter Squadron "Panthers" , -

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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