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Airframe Details for F-16 #80-3637

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Aircraft: 80-3637
LM Aero T/V 6D-69
Plant Fokker
Local C/N L-144
Delivered RNlAF J-637
F-16A Block 15H
Current RJAF 239
F-16A Block 20 MLU
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
05 Aug 1983 [act] J-637 F-16A Block 15H
09 Aug 1983 [act] J-637 RNlAF 311 sqn F-16A Block 15H
Nov 1983 [act] J-637 RNlAF 306 sqn F-16A Block 15H
Unknown [con] J-637 F-16A Block 20 MLU
Dec 2000 [act] J-637 RNlAF 312 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU
Sep 2004 [act] J-637 RNlAF 312 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU
Deployment: International Security Assistance Force

04 Nov 2004 [msh] J-637 RNlAF 312 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU News Article
The aircraft went off the runway during taxiing at Manas AB, Kyrgyzstan. The nose gear collapsed after exiting the runway. Probable cause of the incident was that one of its brakes was broke and all the hydraulic fluid was lost. Waiting to be repaired. Supposed to fly again in August of 2005.
Sep 2005 [act] J-637 RNlAF 312 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU
Jul 2011 [act] J-637 RNlAF 312 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU
Deployment: Odyssey Dawn

Nov 2011 [act] J-637 RNlAF 312 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU
Jul 2012 [sto] J-637 F-16A Block 20 MLU
Volkel AB for refurbishment
29 Nov 2017 [act] 239 F-16A Block 20 MLU
FMS Program: Peace Falcon VI
FMS Serial: M13-48

30 Nov 2017 [act] 239 RJAF 2 sqn F-16A Block 20 MLU

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Mr. John Gerbas III

Crew Chief Profile
312th squadron "Bonzo" , 2005 - 2008
Was assigned this aircraft in late 2006..only saw it now and then until I left in Jan 08. How a squadron should be! Great group of Crew Chiefs! Jets are junk thou :( American Crew Chief on a Dutch jet...nice! Many after hours drinking the turkey!

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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