1998 USAF Serial Numbers



Last revised September 3, 2021


98-0001/0002		Boeing VC-32A
				B757-2G4 version of the commercial airliner for VIP transport.  
				0001 (MSN 29025/783) By 2/98: Boeing Company, Renton, WA with c/r N3519L.
					2/11/98: First flight.
					6/1/98: TOS USAF, assigned to 1st Airlift Squadron, 89th Airlift Wing, Andrews AFB, MD.
					Has been fitted with winglets.  1st AS Active jun98 jun20
					Seen Jul 27, 2020 flying the body of Rep John Lewis back to Andrews 
				0002 (MSN 29026) By 4/98: Boeing Company, Renton, WA with c/r N3519M.
					4/13/98: First flight.
					5/29/98: TOS USAF, assigned to 1st Airlift Squadron, 89th Airlift Wing, Andrews AFB, MD.
					1st AS Active jun98 may20 
98-0003/0005		Lockheed Martin F-16C Block 50D Fighting Falcon
				MSN CC-214/CC-216.  For USAF
				0004 (MSN CC-215) Active in October 2016 with 85th Test and Evaluation Squadron at Eglin AFB, Florida. 
				0005 (MSN CC-216) Active in May 2008 with 85th Test and Evaluation Squadron at Eglin AFB, Florida. 
98-0006/0010		Cessna UC-35A
				Military version of Citation V Ultra (Model 560)
				0006 MSN 560-0495
				0008 MSN 560-0501; c/r N51996.  In service with US Army/Alaska Regional Flight Center and made
					wheels-up landing at Elmendorf AFB, Alaska Oct 6, 2009.  The 3 onboard were uninjured.
				0009 MSN 560-0505; c/r N52229
				0010 MSN 560-0513
				Recent Air-Britain publication gives the MSNs of 0007/0009 as 560-0501,
					0505, and 0508 respectively.

98-0049/0057		Boeing C-17A Lot X Globemaster III
				MSN 50053/50061, line number F52/F60)
				0049 named *Spirit of Rhein-Main* upon closure of that base
					Oct 10, 2005.
				0051 (MSN 50055) In October 2005 active with 97th Air Mobility Wing at 
					Altus AFB, Oklahoma and current with 517th Airlift 
					Squadron/3rd Wing Alaska ANG at JRB Elmendorf- 
					Richardson 
				0052 is *Spirit of McChord*
				0054 (MSN 50058) Active in September 2019 with 437th Airlift Wing at Charleston AFB, South Carolina 
				0055 (MSN 50059)  Active with 58th Airlift Squadron/97th Air Mobility Wing at Altus AFB, Oklahoma in April 2010. 
				0057 was with 97th AMW at Altus but noted as 62nd AW McChord.  
					Hit by missile near Baghdad Apt, Iraq Dec 9, 2003, but was 
					able to land safely.  Returned to McChord AFB Jan 3, 2004 
					for repair.  Active in October 2012 with 137th Airlift Squadron/ 105th Airlift Wing New York ANG

98-0101/0130		Boeing AH-64DN Apache
				MSN DN001/DN030.  FMS for Royal Netherlands AF (serials Q-01/Q-30)
				0101 (MSN DN001) to Royal Netherlands AF as Q-01 301sq active Jan 2010 Jun 2021
				0102 (MSN DN002) to Royal Netherlands AF as Q-02 active with 302sq Fort Hood, TX Jun 1998 Feb 2019
				0103 (MSN DN003) to Royal Netherlands AF as Q-03 active with 302sq Fort Hood, TX Oct 1998 Feb 2019
				0106 (MSN DN006) to Royal Netherlands AF as Q-06 active with 302sq Fort Hood, TX Oct 1998 Feb 2019
				0107 (MSN DN007) to Royal Netherlands AF as Q-07 active with 302sq Fort Hood, TX Oct 1998 Feb 2019
				0108 (MSN DN008) to Royal Netherlands AF as Q-08 301sq active Apr 2005 Feb 2019
				0111 (MSN DN011) to Royal Netherlands AF as Q-11 active with 302sq Fort Hood, TX Jun 2000 Feb 2019
				0112 (MSN DN012) to Royal Netherlands AF as Q-12 active with 302sq Fort Hood, TX Ape 2000 Feb 2019
				0113 (MSN DN013) to Royal Netherlands AF as Q-13 301sq active Jan 2010 Jun 2021		
				0114 (MSN DN014) to Royal Netherlands AF as Q-14 301sq active Apr 2009 May 2021
				0115 (MSN DN015) (RNAF Q-15) 301 sq written off Mar 17, 2015 near Amakouladji, Mali. Operating for the United Nations 
					Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali
				0116 (MSN DN016) to Royal Netherlands AF as Q-16 301sq active Jan 2010 Jun 2021
				0117 (MSN DN017) to Royal Netherlands AF as Q-17 301sq active Apr 2008 Mar 2020
				0118 (MSN DN018) to Royal Netherlands AF as Q-18 301sq active Jan 2008 Feb 2021
				0119 (MSN DN019) to Royal Netherlands AF as Q-19 301sq active Feb 2008 Jun 2021
				0120 (MSN DN020) (RNAF Q-20) crashed 20 km N of Kabul, Afghanistan Aug 29, 2004. 1 injured.
				0122 (MSN DN022) to Royal Netherlands AF as Q-22 301sq active Sep 2001 Apr 2021
				0123 (MSN DN023) to Royal Netherlands AF as Q-23 301sq active Dec 2005 Feb 2021
				0124 (MSN DN024) to Royal Netherlands AF as Q-24 301sq active Apr 2009 Jun 2020
				0126 (MSN DN026) to Royal Netherlands AF as Q-26 301sq active May 2007 Dec 2020
				0128 (MSN DN028) to Royal Netherlands AF as Q-28 active with 302sq Fort Hood, TX Mar 2002 Feh 2019
				0129 (MSN DN029) to Royal Netherlands AF as Q-29 301sq active Feb 2007 May 2021
				0130 (MSN DN030) to Royal Netherlands AF as Q-30 301sq active Mar 2009 May 2021
98-0131/0135		Boeing F-15E-62-MC Strike Eagle
				0131 MSN 1357/E222.  492nd FS Active 22 Mar 2000 Mar 2020
				0132 MSN 1359/E223.  In 2020 assigned to 96th TW at Eglin AFB, FL.  Was first jet cleared to employ Air Force's 
					new B-61-12 nuclear bombs
				0133 MSN 1361/E224.  With 492nd FS, 48th FW at Lakenheath. 492nd FS Active 21 Apr 2000 Jun 2020  
				0134 MSN 1363/E225.  492nd FS Active 21 Apr 2000 Jan 2021 at Robins
				0135 MSN 1365/E226.  With 492nd FS, 48th FW at Lakenheath.  492nd FS Active 26 Aug 2000 Oct 2020

98-1355/1358		Lockheed Martin C-130J Hercules
				For Maryland ANG at Essex, MD 
				1355 MSN 382-5491.  Transferred from 135th Airlift Squadron Maryland ANG to 48th Airlift Squadron 314th Airlift Wing 
					at Little Rock AFB, Arkansas in March 2012 and still current in April 2019. 
				1356 MSN 382-5492 "The Rock" 48th AS
				1357 MSN 382-5493.  6/25/00: TOS USAF. 
					9/00: 135th Airlift Squadron, 135th Airlift Group, 175th Wing (ANG), Warfield ANG Base, MD. 
					9/13/11: 48th Airlift Squadron, 314th Airlift Wing, Little Rock AFB, AR
				1358 MSN 382-5494

98-1932			Lockheed Martin EC-130J Hercules
				MSN 382-5490 for 193 SOS, Pennsylvania ANG
		
98-2003/2005		Teledyne Ryan YRQ-4A Block 10 Global Hawk
				2003 (UAV-3) seriously damaged after landing at Edwards AFB Nov 9, 1999.  Returned
					to Edwards AFB Feb 20, 2006 and landed at Edwards AFB after a 23-hour flight from Australia. 
					It returned from four years of operational duty where it logged 4,245 combat hours supporting 
					Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom, and Combined Task Force-Horn of Africa. 4800
					flight hours accrued in 249 sorties (of which 191 were quoted as combat) 
					Reported Aug 2008 preserved at WPAFB. 
				2004 (UAV-4) crashed Jul 10, 2002 during Operation Enduring Freedom.  A photo of this UAV appeared 
					in 'USAF Yearbook 2003' in an article about Operation Iraqi Freedom.  The aircraft confirmed
					as having crashed Jul 20, 2002. 
				2005 (UAV-5) made transPacific flight from Edwards AFB to RAAF Edinburgh, Australia Apr 2001. Crashed
					80 mi from Al Dafra, Abu Dhabi Dec 30, 2001 (9th RW/12th ERS); bolt installed backwards 
					during manufacture led to failure of control surface activation rod.

98-2012/2021		Lockheed Martin F-16C Block 40E Fighting Falcon
				MSN AC-9/AC-18.  To Bahrain under Peace Crown II.  Became s/n 201/210
				2015 (204) at night the pilot became disoriented and crashed into Persian Gulf 
					46 mi N of Bahrain Sep 27, 2003. Pilot killed.

98-3025/3046		Beech Raytheon T-6A Texan II
				MSN PT-29/PT-50
				3027 (3rd FTS, 479th FTG in 2002)
				3028 (MSN PT-32) Active in January 2020 with 33rd Flying Training Squadron at Laughlin AFB, Texas. 
				3030 (MSN PT-34) Active in October 2011 with 459th Flying Training Squadron/80th Flying Training Wing 
					at Sheppard AFB. Texas and still so in March 2020. 
				3031 (3rd FTS, 479th FTG in 2002)
				3039/3046 conflicted with RQ-1A and were reserialed 98-3539/3546).  

98-3039/3053		General Atomics RQ-1K/L Predator
				MSN P-039/053. 
				3039 (MSN P-039) Crashed in Pakistan May 18, 2002.  Was apparently repaired after accident May 2002 as
					is now reported lost Jan 1, 2003 (or someone has reported a wrong serial somewhere!).
				3041 (MQ-1B) to AMARC Mar 19, 2019.
				3044 (MQ-1B) to AMARC Oct 5, 2018
				3047 crashed 90 mi S of Kabul, Afghanistan Apr 20, 2009
				3050 (MQ-1B) to AMARC Apr 5, 2019. Left AMARC Jul 2019
				3051 (MQ-1B) to AMARC Jan 2, 2019. Left AMARC Mar 2020.	
				3052 (RQ-1L, MSN P-052) crashed while landing at airfield in Kuwait following a surveillance
					mission over Iraq May (Sep ?) 25, 2002.  Hostile action not believed to be at fault.
					(MQ-1B) to AMARC Mar 22, 2019.

98-3539/3546		Beech Raytheon T-6A Texan II
				reserialed from 98-3039/3046
				3539 (MSN PT43) Active in November 2013 with 37th Flying Training Squadron at Columbus AFB, Mississippi 
				3541 (MSN PT45) Active in September 2007 with 14th Flying Training 
					Wing at Columbus AFB, Mississippi and still there in July 2021 with
					41st Flying Training Squadron.
				3544 (MSN PT48) Active in April 2010 with 41st Flying Training School/
					14th Flying Training Wing at Columbus AFB, Mississippi and still so in November 2020.

98-5008/5009		General Atomics RQ-1Q Predator (Tier II) Ground Control Station			

98-5307/5308		Lockheed Martin WC-130J Hercules
				5307 MSN 382-5486.  Active with 53rd WRS at Keesler AFB, Mississippi in April 2017. 
				5308 MSN 382-5487.  Active with 53rd WRS at Keesler AFB, Mississippi in April 2017. 

98-6005			Boeing 707-327C
				MSN 19529/632.  N7102 Braniff International delivered 11-Oct-67; 9M-AQB Malaysia Singapore Airlines del. 01-MAR-71; 
					9V-BFC Singapore Airlines 30-JUL-72; WFU Singapura 29-MAI-81; International Air Leases 12-AGO-81; 
					N707AD Arrow Air lsd. 07-NOV-81; International Air Leases ret. 07-MAI-84; Jet America lsd. 08-MAI-84; 
					Arrow Air lsd. OUT-84; TAT 51.308hrs. 23-NOV-84; Jet America ret. DEZ-84; International Air Leases DEZ-84; 
					Transbrasil lsd. 04-DEZ-84; PT-TCJ Aerobrasil Cargo JAN-85; International Air Leases ret. 12-AGO-87; 
					N707AD International Air Leases rr. & mdf. HK JAN 88; Challenge Air Cargo JUN-88; 
					International Air Leases ret. JUL-88; Starflite Corp. JUL-88; SR Acquisition Corporation 01-AGO-88; 
					Aeronautical Leasing OUT-88; Challenge Air Cargo lsd. OUT-88; Aeronautical Leasing ret. JAN-90; 
					Starflite Corp. & WFU Miami, Florida JAN-90; Asnet Inc. JAN-93; TAT 60.511hrs. JUN-96; 
					to USAF as 86005 1997 , BU ? Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, USA (OBS:N707AD canceled in 07-MAR-03)  			
98-6006			Boeing C-32B
				This is another one of those mysterious Boeing 757s apparently used by the US 
					State Dept Foreign Emergency Support Team (FEST); apparently it carries the 
					'tail number' 86006 which may or may not be genuine. Has been listed as MSN 27204, 
					which would make it ex B-27007 of Far Eastern Air Transport, but MSN 27204 has beeen flying
					with Angkor Airways as XU-AKB  There are at least four 757s that could be this
					plane--MSN 25493/523 ex N84WA, 25494/611 ex N987AN, MSN 25491/511 (N226G) and MSN 29304/870 (N610G). 
					It is actually MSN 25494/611, which has carried serials 98-6006, 99-6143, 00-9001, and 02-5001 
					interchangeably. MSN 25493 believed to now be 02-4452.
					Plane bearing the number 86006 seen at Canberra, Australia Oct 2015
98-6022			Cessna U-27A
					427th SOS Active may12 may12 fiscal year not sure, read as 86022 

98-6027			Airtech CN-235
					Is a medium-range twin-engined transport aircraft that was jointly developed by Construcciones 
					AeronŠuticas SA of Spain and Indonesian manufacturer IPTN, as a regional airliner and military 
					transport  Used by 427th SOS 98-6027 CN235 ? 427th SOS Active apr12 may15 fiscal year not sure, read as 86027 
  
The following aircraft are listed as being in FY 98, but I don't yet 
know their USAF serial numbers.  Anyone know?


Lockheed Martin C-130J Hercules
	MSN 5495/5498.
	MSN 5495 to Italian AF as MM62175
	MSN 5496 to Royal Air Force as Hercules C-5 ZH888.  Delivery number was N4187.
	MSN 5498 is MM62177 with Italian Air Force.



				* Army Serials Start Here *

98-00011/00012		Boeing Helicopters YCH-47F Chinook
				MSN M8001,M8002.  Rebuilt from CH-47D
				00011 (MSN M.8001) YCH-47F f/f Jun 25, 2001. Was CH-47D 83-24107 rebuilt.  Accepted by the US Army 17Dec02
					Rebuilt as CH-47F 09-08059
				00012 (MSN M.8002) was CH-47D 83-24115 rebuilt.  Accepted by the US Army 7May02
					Rebuilt as CH-47F 09-08073  

98-00058/00070		Bell OH-58D Kiowa Warrior
				To Republic of China Army as 627/639

98-00101/00130		Boeing Helicopters AH-64D Longbow Apache
				MSN DN.001/DN.030.  To Netherlands (KLu) as Q-01/30.

98-00850/00855		Boeing Helicopters CH-47D/DLR Chinook.
				The Boeing Helicopter Company Model 414-100.  MSN M4517/M4522	
				FMS to Republic of Korea Army as 980850/980855

98-01708			Boeing AH-64A Apache
				Constructed from parts or used spares

98-02000 			Boeing Helicopters CH-47D Chinook
				MSN M3462.  Accepted by the US Army 26Jun02
				Assembled from leftover parts and assemblies at Boeing. Nicknamed "Mr Potato Head"
				Assigned to B Company, 5th Battalion, 159th Aviation Regiment, US Army Reserve, Fort Eustis, VA 

98-05049/05092		Boeing Helicopters AH-64D Longbow Apache
				Lot 3, MSN PVD049/PVD092.   Remanufactured from earlier AH-64As.
				05049 AH-64D PVD049 ex AH-64A 83-23834 (PV059)
				05050 AH-64D PVD050 ex AH-64A 84-24241 (PV101)
				05051 AH-64D PVD051 ex AH-64A 84-24242 (PV102)
				05052 AH-64D PVD052 ex AH-64A 85-25366 (PV187)
				05053 AH-64D PVD053 ex AH-64A 85-25367 (PV188) 1-14th Avn) hit cable and forcelanded near 
					Monroeville, AL Apr 28, 2011. Dutch instructor killed, Dutch student survived. Rebuilt to AH-64E
				05054 AH-64D PVD054 ex AH-64A 85-25368 (PV189) 
				05055 AH-64D PVD055 ex AH-64A 85-25371 (PV192)
				05056 AH-64D PVD056 ex AH-64A 84-24285 (PV145).  Damaged on ground by flying debris from collision
					of 99-5105 and 98-5082 at Hooper Stagefield, Ozark, Alabama Jun 28, 2005.
				05057 AH-64D PVD057 ex AH-64A 85-25372 (PV193)  
				05058 AH-64D PVD058 ex AH-64A 85-25378 (PV199), (1-14th Avn) crashed near Ft Rucker, AL Dec 12, 2002. 
					Both crew killed. 
				05059 AH-64D PVD059 ex AH-64A 85-25414 (PV235). Rebuilt to AH-64E 
				05060 AH-64D PVD060 ex AH-64A 85-25429 (PV250)
				05061 AH-64D PVD061 ex AH-64A 85-25431 (PV252).  Suffered tree strike and
					bround collision while descending into wooded area near Ozark,
					Alabama (A Co/1-14th AVN) Nov 4, 2003. Both crew
					escaped with minor injuries. (AFM 11/2005)
				05062 AH-64D PVD062 ex AH-64A 85-25432 (PV253)
				05063 AH-64D PVD063 ex AH-64A 85-25435 (PV256)
				05064 AH-64D PVD064 ex AH-64A 85-25454 (PV275)
				05065 AH-64D PVD065 ex AH-64A 85-25459 (PV280)
				05066 AH-64D PVD066 ex AH-64A 83-23827 (PV052)
				05067 AH-64D PVD067 ex AH-64A 85-25450 (PV271)
				05068 AH-64D PVD068 ex AH-64A 85-25391 (PV212).  (8/2-101st Avn) reported as written off Mar 28, 2003
				05069 AH-64D PVD069 ex AH-64A 84-24202 (PV062)
				05070 AH-64D PVD070 ex AH-64A 84-24280 (PV140).  Rebuilt to AH-64E
				05071 AH-64D PVD071 ex AH-64A 84-24286 (PV146)
				05072 AH-64D PVD072 ex AH-64A 84-24309 (PV169)
				05073 AH-64D PVD073 ex AH-64A 82-23363 (PV009)
				05074 AH-64D PVD074 ex AH-64D 90-0324 (PV720)
				05075 AH-64D PVD075 ex AH-64A 84-24228 (PV088)
				05076 AH-64D PVD076 ex AH-64A 85-25383 (PV204)
				05077 AH-64D PVD077 ex AH-64A 85-25393 (PV214)
				05078 AH-64D PVD078 ex AH-64A 85-25410 (PV231).  Rebuilt as AH-64E 11-09016
				05079 AH-64D PVD079 ex AH-64A 84-24217 (PV077).  With 1-14th Avn, damaged in hard landing
					near Fort Rucker Mar 8, 2005.  Both crew suffered minor injuries.
				05080 AH-64D PVD080 ex AH-64A 84-24254 (PV114)
				05081 AH-64D PVD081 ex AH-64A 84-24308 (PV168)  
				05082 AH-64D PVD082 ex AH-64A 85-25379 (PV200).  Student pilot at
					controls of 99-5105 descended into turning main rotors of
					98-5082 (1-14th Avn, A Co) which was stationary on the ground at 
					Hooper Stagefield, Ozark, Alabama Jun 28, 2005.  Both helicopters 
					suffered substantial Class A damage (AFM Apr 2006), all 4 occupants 
					suffered minor injuries.
				05083 AH-64D PVD083 ex AH-64D 90-0423 (PV750)
				05084 AH-64D PVD084 ex AH-64A 84-24206 (PV066)
				05085 AH-64D PVD085 ex AH-64A 84-24232 (PV092) rebuilt to AH-64E 16-03085
				05086 AH-64D PVD086 ex AH-64A 84-24234 (PV094)
				05087 AH-64D PVD087 ex AH-64A 85-25369 (PV190)
				05088 AH-64D PVD088 ex AH-64A 84-24231 (PV091)
				05089 AH-64D PVD089 ex AH-64A 83-23832 (PV057)
				05090 AH-64D PVD090 ex AH-64A 84-24251 (PV111)
				05091 AH-64D PVD091 ex AH-64A 85-25440 (PV261)
				05092 AH-64D PVD092 ex AH-64A 84-24253 (PV113)

98-08180/08188		Boeing CH-47D Chinook
				Boeing Helicopter Company Model 414-100
				FMS program Peace Prairie for the Republic of Singapore Air Force as 88180/88188
				08180 (MSN M4511) To Republic of Singapore Air Force as 88180
					Assigned to Peace Prairie detachment with the G Company, 149th Aviation Regiment, US Army, at 
					Hensley Field, Grand Prairie, Dallas, Texas.
				08181 (MSN M4512) To Republic of Singapore Air Force as 88181
					Assigned to Peace Prairie detachment with the G Company, 149th Aviation Regiment, US Army, at 
					Hensley Field, Grand Prairie, Dallas, Texas.
				08182 (MSN M4513) To Republic of Singapore Air Force as 88182
					Assigned to Peace Prairie detachment with the G Company, 149th Aviation Regiment, US Army, at 
					Hensley Field, Grand Prairie, Dallas, Texas.
				08183 MSN M4514) To Republic of Singapore Air Force as 88183
					Assigned to Peace Prairie detachment with the G Company, 149th Aviation Regiment, US Army, at 
					Hensley Field, Grand Prairie, Dallas, Texas				
				08186 (MSN M4515) To Republic of Singapore Air Force as 88186
					Assigned to Peace Prairie detachment with the G Company, 149th Aviation Regiment, US Army, at 
					Hensley Field, Grand Prairie, Dallas, Texas.
				08188 (MSN M4516) To Republic of Singapore Air Force as 88188
					Assigned to Peace Prairie detachment with the G Company, 149th Aviation Regiment, US Army, at 
					Hensley Field, Grand Prairie, Dallas, Texas.

98-25374/25376		McDonnell Douglas MH-6M
				25374 Model 530MG multi-mission Mission Enhanced Little Bird (MELB) engine & avionics upgrade.
					Assigned to 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne), Night Stalkers 
				25375 Model 530MG multi-mission Mission Enhanced Little Bird (MELB) engine & avionics upgrade.
					Assigned to 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne), Night Stalkers
				25376 Model 530MG multi-mission Mission Enhanced Little Bird (MELB) engine & avionics upgrade.
					Assigned to 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne), Night Stalkers

98-26795/26828		Sikorsky UH-60L Lot 22 Black Hawk
				26795 Active in May 2019 with 2916th Aviation Support Battalion at Barstow-Daggett Air Field, California. 
				26796 MSN 702450
				26797 MSN 702454
				26798 MSN 702459
				26799 MSN 702461
				26800 MSN 702556
				26801 MSN 702463
				26802 MSN 702458
				26803 MSN 702467
				26804 MSN 702469
				26806 MSN 702472
				26808 MSN 702494
				26809 MSN 702500
				26813 MSN 702464
				26814 MSN 702465
				26815 MSN 702539
				26816 MSN 702468
				26817 MSN 702473
				26818 to HH-60L
				26820 MSN 702478
				26821 MSN 702485.  To HH-60L
				26822 MSN 702486.  To HH-60L
				26823 MSN 702487
				26824 MSN 702489
				26825 MSN 702492.  To 4-227th AVN
				26826 MSN 702495
				26827 (A Co/2-4th Avn) struck stabilizing cables of transmission tower while
					flying in thick fog 30 mi NE of Fort Hood, TX Nov 29, 2005, crashed and
					caught fire.  All 7 aboard killed.
				26828 MSN 702497

98-41493			Mil Mi-2

98-41532			Mil Mi-2