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Aircraft: 78-0003
LM Aero T/V 61-9
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 78003
F-16A Block 1
Current USAF 78003
F-16A Block 1
Status [scr]
First Crew Chief in 1979 was SSgt. Greg Bernitt.

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
13 Jan 1979 [act] 78003 F-16A Block 1
23 Jan 1979 [act] 78003 USAF 16 TFTS 'HL' F-16A Block 1
Apr 1983 [act] 78003 USAF 310 TFTS 'LF' F-16A Block 1
Oct 1989 [act] 78003 USAF 159 FIS F-16A Block 1
May 1990 [act] 78003 USAF 134 FIS F-16A Block 1
Jun 1990 [act] 78003 USAF 107 TFS F-16A Block 1
15 Mar 1992 [act] 78003 USAF 107 FS 'MI' F-16A Block 1
Jul 1994 [act] 78003 USAF 162 FG F-16A Block 1
29 Sep 1994 [sto] AAFG0235 USAF AMARC 'MI' F-16A Block 1
30 Dec 2014 [scr] 78003 F-16A Block 1

Crew Chief Comments

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Sgt. Robert Meeker

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310th Fighter Squadron "Tophats" , 1989 - 1992
Second wipe under SSgt Parras. Last act on this jet was turning it over to Jayhawks.

SMSgt. Brian Seabury

Crew Chief Profile
310th Fighter Squadron "Tophats" , 1985 - 1985
Crewed 003 for a brief time and won Gold Star while crewing it.

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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