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Airframe Details for F-16 #80-0542

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Aircraft: 80-0542
LM Aero T/V 61-263
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 80542
F-16A Block 15
Current USAF AAFG0117
F-16A Block 15 ADF
Status [sto]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
24 Oct 1981 [act] 80542 F-16A Block 15
11 Dec 1981 [act] 80542 USAF 313 TFS 'HR' F-16A Block 15
Mar 1984 [act] 80542 USAF 388 TFW 'HL' F-16A Block 15
Mar 1986 [act] 80542 USAF 421 TFS 'HL' F-16A Block 15
Nov 1986 [act] 80542 USAF 57 FWW 'WA' F-16A Block 15
Feb 1988 [act] 80542 USAF 70 TFS 'MY' F-16A Block 15
Oct 1990 [act] 80542 USAF 171 FIS F-16A Block 15
Unknown [con] 80542 F-16A Block 15 ADF
Jan 1992 [act] 80542 USAF 171 FIS F-16A Block 15 ADF
15 Mar 1992 [act] 80542 USAF 171 FS F-16A Block 15 ADF
29 Mar 1994 [sto] AAFG0117 USAF AMARC F-16A Block 15 ADF
Some sources have this airframe having left AMARG in August of 2022. More info needed.

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SrA. Chuck Letizia

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70th Fighter Squadron "White Knights" , 1987 - 1990
I had many friends in the 68th. It was a fun time.

MSgt. Lynn Braswell

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313th Tactical Fighter Squadron "Lucky Puppies" , 1981 - 1983
Cadre to the 50 TFW. Performed alot of training to Airmen and NCO's. Cut training went out the window. Only if McDill management didn't bet the Hill crew to Hahn AB. Lots of friction between cadre from Hill AFB and McDill AFB. To many Chiefs and not enough Indians.

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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Errors and Omissions

Jun 22, 2023 - 09:13 PM
Airframe destroyed. Made into PlaneTags (see link)


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