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Airframe Details for F-16 #79-0401

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Aircraft: 79-0401
LM Aero T/V 61-186
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 79401
F-16A Block 10B
Current USAF 79401
F-16A Block 10B
Status [scr]
Airframe 79-0401 is the cover model for the book "One Desert Jet Turner". At the time she was assigned to the 474 TFW 429 AMU, Nellis AFB, NV.

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
24 Apr 1981 [act] 79401 F-16A Block 10B
25 Apr 1981 [act] 79401 USAF 429 TFS 'NA' F-16A Block 10B
May 1989 [act] 79401 USAF 138 TFS 'NY' F-16A Block 10B
Nov 1990 [act] 79401 USAF 138 TFS 'NY' F-16A Block 10B
Deployment: Desert Storm

15 Mar 1992 [act] 79401 USAF 138 FS 'NY' F-16A Block 10B
Mar 1994 [i/a] 79401 F-16A Block 10B
Terre Haut IAP, Indiana
May 1997 [i/a] 79401 F-16A Block 10B
Hill AFB, Utah (BDR)
Aug 2011 [scr] 79401 F-16A Block 10B

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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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