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Airframe Details for F-16 #85-1418

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Aircraft: 85-1418
LM Aero T/V 5C-198
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 85418
F-16C Block 25F
Current USAF 85418
F-16C Block 25F
Status [sto]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
31 Jul 1986 [act] 85418 F-16C Block 25F
Oct 1986 [act] 85418 USAF 10 TFS 'HR' F-16C Block 25F
Jan 1991 [act] 85418 USAF 10 TFS 'HR' F-16C Block 25F " Simple Pleasures"
Deployment: Desert Storm

Aug 1991 [act] 85418 USAF 163 TFS 'FW' F-16C Block 25F
15 Mar 1992 [act] 85418 USAF 163 FS 'FW' F-16C Block 25F
07 Aug 2007 [act] 85418 USAF 163 FS 'FW' F-16C Block 25F
Deployment: Iraqi Freedom

Unknown [act] 85418 USAF 163 FS 'FW' F-16C Block 25F
Aug 2010 [act] 85418 USAF 64 AGRS 'WA' F-16C Block 25F
Bort Number 18
Jul 2016 [act] 85418 USAF 64 AGRS 'WA' F-16C Block 25F

Special characteristics:
  • Special Colorscheme
  • Unit Markings: 57 ATG
New 'splinter' paint scheme. Bort Number 18
12 Dec 2023 [sto] 85418 USAF AMARC F-16C Block 25F

Crew Chief Comments

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Ssgt. Alan Le Blanc

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10th Tactical Fighter Squadron "Fighting Tenth" , 1988 - 1991
This jet was a nightmare at times. It was a great bomber. but the leading edge of the tail was peeling. It was a good at times horrible a t others

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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