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Airframe Details for F-16 #84-1244

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Aircraft: 84-1244
LM Aero T/V 5C-81
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 84244
F-16C Block 25C
Current USAF 84244
F-16C Block 25C
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
13 Sep 1985 [act] 84244 F-16C Block 25C
14 Sep 1985 [act] 84244 USAF 17 TFS 'SW' F-16C Block 25C
Jan 1991 [act] 84244 USAF 17 TFS 'SW' F-16C Block 25C " The Bartman/Eat My Shorts Hussein"
Special characteristics:
  • Nose Art
Deployment: Desert Storm

Flew 56 missions in Desert Storm. Nose art is Bart Simpson with a sling shot.
Mar 1991 [act] 84244 USAF 17 TFS 'SW' F-16C Block 25C
Jan 1992 [act] 84244 USAF 163 TFS 'FW' F-16C Block 25C
15 Mar 1992 [act] 84244 USAF 163 FS 'FW' F-16C Block 25C
Unknown [act] 84244 USAF 179 FS 'MN' F-16C Block 25C
Aug 2010 [act] 84244 USAF 64 AGRS 'WA' F-16C Block 25C
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 57 ATG
Bort number 44
Jun 2017 [act] 84244 USAF 64 AGRS 'WA' F-16C Block 25C
Bort number 44

Crew Chief Comments

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TSgt. Rollin Rathbun

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17th Fighter Squadron "Hooters" , 1988 - 1989
TSgt. Eddie Gilder was the DCC on this acft.

TSgt. Bart Phillips

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17th Fighter Squadron "Hooters" , 1989 - 1992
I was at Shaw for 8 months when Desert Shield /Storm kicked off. I was the DCC of this jet and during Desert shield/Storm i painted the Bart Simpson on the EPU panel with Grease pencils was deployed in the 1st war from Aug 90 to Mar 91 The "Bartman" as I called it flew 56 combat sorties

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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