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Aircraft: 79-0407
LM Aero T/V 61-192
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 79407
F-16A Block 10B
Current USAF 79407
F-16A Block 10B
Status [pre]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
06 May 1981 [act] 79407 F-16A Block 10B
12 May 1981 [act] 79407 USAF 429 TFS 'NA' F-16A Block 10B
Sep 1989 [act] 79407 USAF 89 TFS 'DO' F-16A Block 10B
01 Feb 1992 [act] 79407 USAF 89 FS 'DO' F-16A Block 10B " City of Middletown"
Mar 1995 [act] 79407 USAF 162 FW F-16A Block 10B
May 1996 [i/a] 79407 'DO' F-16A Block 10B
Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio (BDR)
May 2009 [i/a] 79407 F-16A Block 10B
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 474 TFW
Prepared to be preserved at gate 2 of Arnold AF in 474 TFW markings.
26 Jun 2010 [pre] 79407 F-16A Block 10B
Preserved at gate 2 of Arnold AFB, Tennessee in memory of Maj. Gen. Winfield Scott Harpe who died on December 5th, 1988 in a crash near Madrid, Spain during a training mission.

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SrA. Brad Halfhill

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429th Tactical Fighter Squadron "Black Falcons" , -

SMSgt. David Hicks

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429th Tactical Fighter Squadron "Black Falcons" , 1980 - 1982
I was told that this jet was the first to go through all factory inspection as a ZD aircraft.

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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