F-16 Reference

F-16 Aircraft Database

Airframe Details for F-16 #90-0730

[Back to F-16 Aircraft Database menu | Missing Photos | Hall of Fame]

F-16 Aircraft Profile

Aircraft: 90-0730
LM Aero T/V 1C-338
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 90730
F-16C Block 42H
Current USAF 90730
F-16C Block 42H
Status [act]

⇦ Copy-paste this code to link this airframe from our forum

Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
20 Sep 1991 [act] 90730 F-16C Block 42H
Oct 1991 [act] 90730 USAF 17 TFS 'SW' F-16C Block 42H
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 17 TFS
Aug 1992 [act] 90730 USAF 17 FS 'SW' F-16C Block 42H
Jan 1994 [act] 90730 USAF 77 FS 'SW' F-16C Block 42H
Mar 1995 [act] 90730 USAF 63 FS 'LF' F-16C Block 42H
Oct 1995 [act] 90730 USAF 310 FS 'LF' F-16C Block 42H
22 Oct 1998 [msh] 90730 USAF 310 FS 'LF' F-16C Block 42H
Landed safely after a midair collision with F-16C #88-0414. The other aircraft crashed after the pilot had safely ejected. Cause of the mishap was error due to improper rejoin procedure.
Nov 1998 [act] 90730 USAF 310 FS 'LF' F-16C Block 42H
Sep 2011 [act] 90730 USAF 308 FS 'LF' F-16C Block 42H
16 Jun 2015 [act] 90730 USAF 314 FS 'LF' F-16C Block 42H

Crew Chief Comments

Create your own Crew Chief Profile
If you crewed this jet and want to leave a comment, you can create your own profile in our Crew Chief Profiles section.

MSgt. Rich Knaus

Crew Chief Profile
310th Fighter Squadron "Tophats" , 1992 - 1998
It was a great jet. My pilot, James "Bones" McCoy, brought a friend photographer out one day and took some cool pictures of the jet and us. They were very professional and I'm glad to have those memories forever.

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
Any aircraft or serials missing from this list? Did you see incorrect, incomplete, or outdated data?
Add your corrections at the bottom of this page or send them to us!
[Back to the F-16 Aircraft Database]

Errors and Omissions

Please use this form to add any list any error or omissions you find in the above text.

Note: your comments will be displayed immediately on this page. If you wish to send a private comment to the webmasters, please use the Contact Us link.