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Airframe Details for F-16 #88-0456

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Aircraft: : 88-0456
LM Aero T/V 1C-58
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 88456
F-16C Block 42C
Current USAF 88456
F-16C Block 42C
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
31 Oct 1989 [act] 88456 F-16C Block 42C
Dec 1990 [act] 88456 USAF 39 FTS 'ET' F-16C Block 42C
Feb 1994 [act] 88456 USAF 416 FTS 'ED' F-16C Block 42C
Unknown [act] 88456 USAF 416 FLTS 'ED' F-16C Block 42C
Unknown [msh] 88456 USAF 416 FLTS 'ED' F-16C Block 42C
Compressor stall followed by a turbine shell out. The pilot failed to get the gear down and landed on the belly and did not eject as it wasn't needed.
Unknown [act] 88456 USAF 416 FLTS 'ED' F-16C Block 42C
Unknown [act] 88456 USAF 416 FLTS 'ED' F-16C Block 42C "Aces High"
Special characteristics:
  • Nose Art
Nose art is a decal skull and cross bones over a poker table.
Oct 2018 [act] 88456 F-16C Block 42C
Void of any markings.

Crew Chief Comments

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A1C. Derek Allen

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416th Flight Test Squadron , 2005 - 2006
Asst. Dedicated Crew Chief on highly-modified F-16.

SSgt. Scott Gandy

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649 CLSS , 1993 - 1993
Rebuilt after gear-up landing at Edwards, was Block 50 test-bed jet, also converted from a small-mouth to big-mouth configuration. Great project!

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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