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F-16C 527th AS, CO, "Bentwaters Aggressors" June 1989 (HA3821)


Lockheed F-16C Fighting Falcon 85-1479, 527th AS, CO, "Bentwaters Aggressors"
June 1989 in 1/72 scale die cast by Hobby Master. Lockheed F-16C 85-1479 c/n 5C-259 was assigned to 86th TFW with tail code RS in February 1987. In June 1988 the aircraft was assigned to the 527th AS (Aggressor Squadron) at Bentwaters, UK with tail code WR. In its role as an aggressor 85-1479 was marked with Bort 01.
In February 1990 it was re-assigned to 512th TFS and on October 1, 1991 the 612th was re-designated 512th FS. March 1993 saw 85-1479 assigned to 706th FS with and 3 years later it moved to 457th FS. The F-16 Fighting Falcon was produced by General Dynamics who became Lockheed who then merged with Martin Marietta to become Lockheed Martin. The F-16 entered service in January
1979 as a multi-role jet fighter that evolved into an all-weather multi-role aircraft capable of sustaining 9-g turns. The F-16 is relatively inexpensive to purchase and maintain so the U.S. and 25 other countries added it to their inventory. The Fighting Falcon is referred to by its pilots as the “Viper” and will remain in USAF service until 2025.

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