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Aircraft: 88-0446
LM Aero T/V 1C-48
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 88446
F-16C Block 40C
Current USAF 88446
F-16C Block 40C
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
16 Nov 1989 [act] 88446 F-16C Block 40C
22 Nov 1989 [act] 88446 USAF 34 TFS 'HL' F-16C Block 40C
01 Oct 1991 [act] 88446 USAF 34 FS 'HL' F-16C Block 40C
Apr 1994 [act] 88446 USAF 510 FS 'AV' F-16C Block 40C
Special characteristics:
  • Mission Marks
Three mission markings for Bosnia and 36 missions markings applied for Kosovo.
Oct 1996 [act] 88446 USAF 4 FS 'HL' F-16C Block 40C
Jul 2004 [act] 88446 USAF 555 FS 'AV' F-16C Block 40C
23 Sep 2005 [act] 88446 USAF 555 FS 'AV' F-16C Block 40C
Special characteristics:
  • Mission Marks
Deployment: Iraqi Freedom

Carried 41 mission markings.
10 Jan 2006 [act] 88446 USAF 555 FS 'AV' F-16C Block 40C
01 Dec 2010 [msh] 88446 USAF 555 FS 'AV' F-16C Block 40C News Article
The aircraft departed the runway at Aviano AB during ground roll after a landing. Safety chains were used to slow the aircraft down before it left the runway. The nose gear colapsed in the soft grass. Flights were halted the rest of the day but resumed by the next day.
24 Feb 2012 [act] 88446 USAF 555 FS 'AV' F-16C Block 40C
Was repaired after more than a year of work.
May 2015 [act] 88446 USAF 555 FS 'AV' F-16C Block 40C
Deployment: Enduring Freedom

Dec 2015 [act] 88446 USAF 555 FS 'AV' F-16C Block 40C

Crew Chief Comments

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SMSgt. James Pons

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HQ USAFE A4 , 2010 - 2013
Command F-16 Functional Manager

SrA. Chris Landry

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555th Fighter Squadron "Triple Nickel" , 2007 - 2007
i only worked this jet for about a month but for that month it was a good jet. i know all these jets are a pos but it didnt do to bad. it flew code one for that whole entire month. kinda suprising though from some of the stuff the other ccs told me.

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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