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Airframe Details for F-16 #80-0543

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Aircraft: 80-0543
LM Aero T/V 61-264
Plant General Dynamics
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 80543
F-16A Block 15
Current USAF
F-16A Block 15 ADF
Status [pre]
ACC was Dale Larson and DCC was SSgt Dennis Wall in 1981.
ACC was Brain Ketcham and DCC was Stacey Pettibone in 1985-1986.

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
30 Nov 1981 [act] 80543 F-16A Block 15
Dec 1981 [act] 80543 USAF 313 TFS 'HR' F-16A Block 15
Dec 1986 [act] 80543 USAF 307 TFS 'HS' F-16A Block 15
Mar 1987 [act] 80543 USAF 307 TFS 'HS' F-16A Block 15
Special characteristics:
  • Unit Markings: 307 TFS
Unknown [con] 80543 F-16A Block 15 ADF
Jul 1989 [act] 80543 USAF 194 FIS F-16A Block 15 ADF
Oct 1992 [act] 80543 USAF 194 FS F-16A Block 15 ADF
20 Oct 1994 [sto] AAFG0258 USAF AMARC F-16A Block 15 ADF
28 Jan 2016 [sto] 80543 F-16A Block 15 ADF
Withdrawn from 309 AMARG. Transferred by the National Museum of the USAF to the Castle Air Museum.
Unknown [pre] F-16A Block 15 ADF
Currently being refurbished by museum volunteers.

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MSgt. Dale Larson

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313th Tactical Fighter Squadron "Lucky Puppies" , 1981 - 1982
The first F-16 I ever crewed as an assistant Crew Chief.

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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