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Airframe Details for F-16 #84-1257

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Aircraft: 84-1257
LM Aero T/V 5C-94
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 84257
F-16C Block 25D
Current USAF AAFG0601
F-16C Block 25D
Status [sto]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
19 Oct 1985 [act] 84257 F-16C Block 25D
Dec 1985 [act] 84257 USAF 17 TFS 'SW' F-16C Block 25D
Jan 1991 [act] 84257 USAF 17 TFS 'SW' F-16C Block 25D " Desert Storm"

Special characteristics:
  • Nose Art
Deployment: Desert Storm

Flew 49 missions in Desert Storm. Nose art is of a weather map with Iraq and a hurricane storm.
Mar 1991 [act] 84257 USAF 17 TFS 'SW' F-16C Block 25D
Jan 1992 [act] 84257 USAF 163 TFS 'FW' F-16C Block 25D
15 Mar 1992 [act] 84257 USAF 163 FS 'FW' F-16C Block 25D
16 Oct 2008 [sto] AAFG0601 USAF AMARC F-16C Block 25D

Crew Chief Comments

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CMSgt. Eddie Gilder

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17th Fighter Squadron "Hooters" , 1985 - 1989
I crewed this jet from its arrived to my departure.

MSgt. Michael Regan

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17th Fighter Squadron "Hooters" , 1989 - 1993
This was my first F-16 as a Dedicated Crew Chief...Block 25's.....I was also on the Block 42's but can't remember my tail number..It was the 1st time I was the 1st Crew Chief on a jet...

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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