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Lockheed Martin F-16A Fighting Falcon ('Netz')* Current *
Sixty-seven F-16A ordered August 1977 from the manufacturer under Peace Marble I. Delivered 1980 - 1981. Second batch of thirty-six ex-USAF aircraft obtained under Peace Marble IV and delivered during 1994. Total of 103 A models acquired. Used for fighter-bomber duties. Hebrew name means Hawk.

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
100 6V-1 78-0308   140 Sqn
102 6V-2 78-0309   116 Sqn
105 6V-3 78-0310   140 Sqn
107 6V-4 78-0311   116 Sqn
109 6V-5 78-0312   140 Sqn
111 6V-6 78-0313   253 Sqn
112 6V-7 78-0314   140 Sqn
113 6V-8 78-0315    
114 6V-9 78-0316   140 Sqn
116 6V-10 78-0317   116 Sqn
118 6V-11 78-0318   140 Sqn
121 6V-12 78-0319   w/o 5 Oct 1987
124 6V-13 78-0320   140 Sqn
126 6V-14 78-0321   116 Sqn
129 6V-15 78-0322   116 sqn
131 6V-16 78-0323   116 sqn
135 6V-17 78-0324   116 Sqn
138 6V-18 78-0325   116 Sqn
219 6V-19 78-0326   140 Sqn
220 6V-20 78-0327   140 Sqn
222 6V-21 78-0328   w/o 20 Jan 1981
223 6V-22 78-0329   140 Sqn
225 6V-23 78-0330   w/o 7 Dec 1986
227 6V-24 78-0331   w/o 28 Aug 1983
228 6V-25 78-0332   140 Sqn
230 6V-26 78-0333   140 Sqn
232 6V-27 78-0334   140 sqn
233 6V-28 78-0335   140 Sqn
234 6V-29 78-0336   140 Sqn
236 6V-30 78-0337   140 Sqn
237 6V-31 78-0338   144 sqn, w/o 2 Feb 2000
239 6V-32 78-0339   140 sqn
240 6V-33 78-0340   w/o 10 April 1986
242 6V-34 78-0341   116 Sqn
243 6V-35 78-0342   140 Sqn
246 6V-36 78-0343   140 sqn
248 6V-37 78-0344   w/o 1 Aug 2000
249 6V-38 78-0345   116 Sqn
250 6V-39 78-0346   140 Sqn
252 6V-40 78-0347   140 Sqn
254 6V-41 78-0348   140 Sqn
255 6V-42 78-0349   140 Sqn
257 6V-43 78-0350   w/o 20 Nov 1981
258 6V-44 78-0351   140 Sqn
260 6V-45 78-0352   116 sqn
261 6V-46 78-0353   253 Sqn
264 6V-47 78-0354   116 sqn
265 6V-48 80-0649   116 Sqn
266 6V-49 80-0650   w/o 20 Jan 1982
267 6V-50 80-0651   116 Sqn
269 6V-51 80-0652   w/o 17 Jan 1995
272 6V-52 80-0653   116 sqn
273 6V-53 80-0654   116 Sqn
274 6V-54 80-0655   140 Sqn
275 6V-55 80-0656   253 Sqn
276 6V-56 80-0657   w/o 20 Jan 1982
277 6V-57 80-0658   w/o 2 July 1986
281 6V-58 80-0659   116 Sqn
282 6V-59 80-0660   116 Sqn
284 6V-60 80-0661   253 Sqn
285 6V-61 80-0662   116 sqn
287 6V-62 80-0663   116 Sqn
290 6V-63 80-0664   w/o 17 Jan 1995
292 6V-64 80-0665   116 Sqn
296 6V-65 80-0666   116 sqn
298 6V-66 80-0667   116 sqn
299 6V-67 80-0668   Flight Test Centre Apr 2002, nose GI Haifa Apr 2004
702 M10-1 61-10 78-0012   144 sqn
705       GI Haifa May 2001, Nevatim Sept 2001
708       144 sqn
709       144 sqn
712       144 sqn
714       144 sqn
719       144 sqn
721       144 sqn
724       144 sqn
726       144 sqn
728       116 sqn
729       116 sqn
731       144 sqn
733       116 sqn
735 M10-15 61-104 79-0319   144 Sqn
737       116 sqn
738       144 sqn
740       144 sqn
742       144 sqn
745       140 sqn
747       140 sqn
750 M10-22 61-132 79-0347   w/o 10 Dec 1996, nose to GI Haifa May 2005
751       144 sqn
752       144 sqn
754       144 sqn
755       144 sqn
757       144 sqn
759 M10-29 61-222 80-0501   144 sqn
760       144 sqn
762       144 sqn
763       144 sqn
766       116 sqn
769       144 sqn
771       144 sqn
776       116 sqn
777       144 sqn
791       G.I. Haifa May 2005
? M10-2 61-20 78-0014 1994  
? M10-3 61-24 78-0018 1994  
? M10-4 61-73 79-0288 1995  
? M10-5 61-74 79-0289 1994  
? M10-6 61-76 79-0291 1995  
? M10-7 61-77 79-0292 1994  
? M10-8 61-78 79-0293 1994  
? M10-9 61-80 79-0295 1994  
? M10-10 61-82 79-0297 1994  
? M10-11 61-84 79-0299 1994  
? M10-12 61-87 79-0302 1994  
? M10-13 61-89 79-0304 1994  
? M10-14 61-90 79-0305 1994  
? M10-16 61-105 79-0320 1994  
? M10-17 61-106 79-0321 1994  
? M10-18 61-110 79-0325 1994  
? M10-19 61-113 79-0328 1994  
? M10-20 61-118 79-0333 1994  
? M10-21 61-124 79-0339 1994  
? M10-23 61-141 79-0356 1994  
? M10-24 61-143 79-0358 1994  
? M10-25 61-146 79-0361 1994 144 Sqn Oct 1994
? M10-26 61-154 79-0369 1994  
? M10-27 61-162 79-0377 1994 144 Sqn Oct 1994
? M10-28 61-212 80-0491 1994  
? M10-30 61-223 80-0502 1994  
? M10-31 61-224 80-0503 1994  
? M10-32 61-235 80-0514 1994  
? M10-33 61-237 80-0516 1994  
? M10-34 61-238 80-0517 1994  
? M10-35 61-253 80-0532 1994  
? M10-36 61-255 80-0534 1994  

References:

  • World Air Power Journal Vol.5
  • World Air Power Journal Vol.19
  • World Air Power Journal Vol.21
  • World Air Power Journal Vol.22
  • World Air Power Journal Vol.24
  • World Air Power Journal Vol.36
  • World Air Forces Directory 2006/07 (Mach III)


Lockheed Martin F-16B Fighting Falcon ('Netz')* Current *
Eight F-16B ordered Aug 1977 from the manufacturer under Peace Marble I. Delivered 1980 - 1981. Second batch of fifteen ex-USAF aircraft obtained under Peace Marble IV and delivered during 1994. Total of 23 B models acquired. Used for fighter-bomber/conversion training duties. Hebrew name means Hawk.

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
001 6W-1 78-0355   101 Sqn, 140 Sqn June 2003
003 6W-2 78-0356   w/o 8 Oct 1986
004 6W-3 78-0357   116 Sqn
006 6W-4 78-0358   140 Sqn
008 6W-5 78-0359   w/o 29 June 1981
010 6W-6 78-0360   140 Sqn
015 6W-7 78-0361   w/o 18 Dec 1988
017 6W-8 78-0362   116 sqn
? M11-1 62-12 78-0086 1994  
? M11-2 62-21 78-0095 1994  
? M11-3 62-32 78-0106 1994  
983 M11-4 62-34 78-0108 1994 116 Sqn
984 M11-5 62-35 78-0109 1994 140 Sqn
986 M11-6 62-37 78-0111   IAI '001' at Le Bourget June 1999 & June 2001
989 M11-7 62-40 78-0114   144 Sqn
? M11-8 62-41 78-0115 1994  
? M11-9 62-42 79-0410 1994  
? M11-10 62-55 79-0423 1994  
? M11-11 62-56 79-0424 1994  
996 M11-12 62-57 79-0425   144 Sqn
? M11-13 62-66 80-0624 1994  
998 M11-14 62-74 80-0632   140 Sqn
974       116 sqn
976       601 Flt
979       116 sqn
981       144 sqn
983       116 sqn
984       140 sqn
990       140 sqn
991       w/o 7 Sept 1997 or 1 Jan 2000
993       Flight Test Centre, 144 Sqn May 2005
995       140 sqn

References:

  • World Air Power Journal Vol.5
  • World Air Power Journal Vol.19
  • World Air Power Journal Vol.21
  • World Air Power Journal Vol.22
  • World Air Power Journal Vol.24
  • World Air Power Journal Vol.36
  • World Air Forces Directory 2006/07 (Mach III)



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