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Airframe Details for F-16 #79-0300




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Aircraft: : 79-0300
LM Aero T/V 61-85
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 79300
F-16A Block 10
Current USAF 79300
F-16A Block 10
Status [scr]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
20 Jun 1980 [act] 79300 F-16A Block 10
24 Jun 1980 [act] 79300 USAF 61 TFTS 'MC' F-16A Block 10
May 1989 [act] 79300 USAF 465 TFS 'SH' F-16A Block 10
Oct 1992 [act] 79300 USAF 465 FS 'SH' F-16A Block 10
04 Jan 1994 [sto] AAFG0042 USAF AMARC 'SH' F-16A Block 10

07 Nov 2014 [scr] 79300 F-16A Block 10

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MSgt. Martin McGuire

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61st Fighter Squadron "Top Dogs" , 1978 - 1981
I started my tour crewing F-4D's 66-0244 and 65-0626 (1978-1979). This was the first brand new aircraft I was crew chief on, I got her from the factory with 5.4 hours. Capt Randy Holdman was my pilot and SrA Joe Gates was my assistant crew chief. Found out that she's been scraped in 2014...Good Bye old friend


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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