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Airframe Details for F-16 #83-1172

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Aircraft: 83-1172
LM Aero T/V 62-122
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 83172
F-16B Block 15S
Current USAF 83172
F-16B Block 15S
Status [i/a]
DCC from 1994 till 1998 was SrA. Antonuccio.

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
03 Oct 1984 [act] 83172 F-16B Block 15S
04 Oct 1984 [act] 83172 USAF 363 TFW 'SW' F-16B Block 15S
Apr 1985 [act] 83172 USAF 13 TFS 'MJ' F-16B Block 15S
Feb 1988 [act] 83172 USAF 68 TFS 'MY' F-16B Block 15S
Oct 1990 [act] 83172 USAF 6516 TS 'ED' F-16B Block 15S
01 Oct 1991 [act] 83172 USAF 416 TS 'ED' F-16B Block 15S
Unknown [act] 83172 USAF 416 FTS 'ED' F-16B Block 15S " USAF TPS"
Special characteristics:
  • Nose Art
AOA aircraft, has 900 lbs of lead weights in the chaff/flare dispensers.
Unknown [act] 83172 USAF 416 FLTS 'ED' F-16B Block 15S
Used in contamination test for F-35 project. Selected due to age and placed inside inflatable structure, exposed to contaminates. Corroded beyond use. Now is a ground trainer for weapons loading. Unknown if actually active/flyable during this testing.
Jan 2012 [i/a] 83172 'ED' F-16B Block 15S
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 412 MXG
At Edwards AFB.

Crew Chief Comments

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A1C. Elesto Bradford

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432nd Fighter Wing , 1984 - 1986

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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