Recent Updates to List of USAF Serial Numbers



Last revised December 30, 2019



59-4987		N.156F
1959: Constructed as a model N.156F. Prototype for F-5 Freedom Fighter.
5/30/59: Unveiled in front of visitors from 40 foreign countries.
7/30/59: First flight, piloted by test pilot Lew Nelson at Edwards AFB, CA. Reached supersonic flight.
1961: Used by the U.S. Army for various tests in U.S. Army markings. It was evaluated for possible forward air control and tactical reconnaissance duties.
8/62: Officially designated YF-5A, s/n 59-4987. Remained company owned?
1963: TOS USAF?
By 1980: Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle, WA.

59-4989		N.156F
Ca. 1959 to 1963: Constructed as N.156F
Note: Aircraft was originally left unfinished, but after the first two prototypes flew this plane was re-worked to include all refinements from technology acquired flying the previous two aircraft.
10/22/62: Redesignated as YF-5A.
7/31/63: First flight.
1963: TOS USAF as 59-4989.
9/2/63: Entered flight testing at Edwards AFB, CA. 
10/70: Ferried to the U.S. Air Force Museum, Wright Field, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH. Flown to new site awaiting construction of the new Museum being completed. 
8/4/71: Placed on display outside the museum.
By 6/90: Displayed indoors.
By 2002: Painted and marked as a Shoski Tiger of the 4503rd Tactical Fighter Squadron, which combat tested the F-5A in Vietnam in 1965-1967.
By 10/06: Displayed hanging from ceiling.

63-8441		F-5B
5/22/64: TOS USAF and loaned to Northrop Aircraft Corporation at Edwards AFB, CA.
5/66:   4510th Combat Crew Training Wing (Tactical Air Command), Williams AFB, AZ.
10/69:  58th Tactical Training Wing (TAC), Williams AFB, AZ.
Unknown date: Painted in 3-shades of blue camouflage with "41" in red on the nose for use as adversary aircraft.
11/77:  Chanute Technical Training Center, Chanute AFB, IL. as GF-5B GIA
1985: Painted to represent a T-38 Talon in the colors of the USAF Thunderbirds.
1985: Placed on display at Thunderbird Air Park, Chanute AFB, IL
1993: Chanute Air Museum, (ex-) Chanute AFB, IL.
1/17:  Frost Museum of Science, Miami, FL.

76-1544		F-5E
1976: Acquired by USAF for providing to  Swiss Air Force under FMS program "Peace Alps."
1976:  Swiss Air Force with s/n J-3019. Assigned to No. 19 Squadron, Fliegerstaffel 19 
2006: TOS USN as F-5N 761544. 
By 2011: Composite Squadron 13 (VFC-13), NAS Fallon, NV

 1-18342 C-47-DL MSN 4380. Stored as MM61826 in September 2005 
at Museo dell'Aviazione at Cerbaiola. Noted in August 2019 on display at Zuk Air Park, Czechia. 
42-98180 L-5 Sentinel MSN 76-421. Registered in January 1964 as N63094 
but cancelled on May 15, 2015. Currently on display 
at the Museum of Aviation, Warner Robins, Georgia 
43-14998 UC-61K Forwarder MSN 962. As Argus III still with Danmarks Tekniske 
Museum at Helsingor in August 2019. 
44-80293 L-4J Grasshopper MSN 12589. To F-BETU then to G-BETU on May 4, 
1977.but permanently withdrawn from use on 
February 19, 1982. 
52-4274 F-86D-50-NA Sabre MSN 190-677. As F-86L active with 187th Fighter 
Interceptor Squadron/153rd Fighter Group Wyoming 
Air National Guard. 
53-7804 C-131B Samaritan MSN 256. To Conquest Air Incorporated, Miami 
Lakes, Florida as N145GT on April 26, 2018 and 
crashed on February 8, 2019. 
55-075 B-52D-55-BO Stratofortress MSN 17191. Active in June 1981 with 22nd Bomb 
Wing at March AFB, California. 
55-079 B-52D-55-BO Stratofortress MSN 17195. Active in June 1981 with 22nd Bomb 
Wing at March AFB, California. 
55-088 B-52D-55-BO Stratofortress MSN 17204. Active in June 1981 with 22nd Bomb 
Wing at March AFB, California. 
56-606 B-52D-75-BO Stratofortress MSN 17289. Active in June 1981 with 22nd Bomb 
Wing at March AFB, California. 
58-0018 KC-135A-BN Stratotanker MSN 17763. As KC-135R noted in September 2008 
with 22nd Air Refuelling Wing at McConnell AFB, 
Kansas and still so in August 2019. 
60-0049 B-52H-155-BW Stratofortress MSN 464414. Active in May 1967 at RAF Marham, 
Norfolk with 449th Bomb Wing at Kincheloe AFB, 
Michigan. 
64-13239 T-38A-55-NO Talon MSN N.5668. As T-38C active in July 2019 with 90th 
Flying Training Squadron/80th Flying Training Wing 
at Sheppard AFB, Texas. 
65-10418 T-38A-60-NO Talon MSN N.5837. Still active in July 2019 with 509th 
BW,394th CTS, Whiteman AFB, MO. 
67-14625 OV-10A-15-NH Bronco MSN 305A-33. In August 1979 active with 20th 
Tactical Air Support Squadron/601st Tactical Control 
Wing at Sembach Air Base, Germany. 
68-9108 RF-5A-40-NO Freedom Fighter MSN 1009. Registered as N685TC on January 16, 
1990 to Thornton Corporation, San Marino, California 
and on August 31, 2016 to N685TC Llc, Wilmington, 
Delaware. 
69-0241 F-4E-42-MC Phantom MSN 3764. As F-4G active in September 1981 with 
35th Tactical Fighter wing at George AFB, California. 
In September 1992 active with 81st Fighter Squadron 52nd Fighter Wing at Spangdahlem AB, Germany. 
71-20165 UH-1H-BF Iroquois MSN 12989. To N874SE with Down East Emergency 
Medicine Institute, Bangor, Maine on August 27, 
2019. 
71-20493 OH-58A Kiowa MSN 41354. Registration C-GMWL cancelled on 
November 8, 2019 on export to Uruguay. 
71-20605 OH-58A Kiowa MSN 41466. To N605LA with Lance Aviation Inc, 
Lakeland, Florida on December 9, 2014. 
77-0077 F-15A-18-MC Eagle MSN 0354/A289. Active in September 1981 with 49th 
Tactical Fighter Wing at Holloman AFB, New 
Mexico. 
77-0213 A-10A Thunderbolt II MSN 138. Delivered to 48th Tactical Fighter Wing at 
RAF Bentwaters, Suffolk on May 10, 1981. 
79-0048 F-15C-25-MC Eagle MSN 590/C117. Active in September 1981 with 36th 
Tactical Fighter Wing at Bitburg AB, Germany. 
79-0113 A-10A Thunderbolt II MSN 377. Active in April 1981 with 510th Tactical 
Fighter Squadron/81st Tactical Fighter Wing at RAF 
Bentwaters, Suffolk. 
79-0217 A-10A Thunderbolt II MSN 481. Delivered to 48th Tactical Fighter Wing at 
RAF Bentwaters, Suffolk on May 15, 1981. 
79-0218 A-10A Thunderbolt II MSN 482. Delivered to 48th Tactical Fighter Wing at 
RAF Bentwaters, Suffolk on May 15, 1981. 
79-1711 KC-10A Extender MSN 48203. First flight on May 26, 1981. Active in 
1981 with 2nd Bomb Wing at Barksdale AFB, 
Louisiana and took part in NATO exercise at Aalborg 
AB, Denmark.. Current with 305th Air Mobility Wing 
at McGuire AFB, New Jersey. 
80-0004 F-15C-27-MC Eagle MSN 0638/C153. In February 2012 active with 120th 
Fighter Wing Montana ANG at Great Falls ANG Base. Active in August 2019 with 131st Fighter 
Squadron/104th Fighter Wing Massachusetts ANG at Barnes ANG Base. 
80-0169 A-10A Thunderbolt II MSN A10-519. Delivered to 81st Tactical Fighter 
Wing at RAF Bentwaters, Suffolk on August 10, 
1981.. 
80-0230 A-10A Thunderbolt II MSN A10-0580. In June 1985 active with 81st 
Tactical Fighter Wing at RAF Woodbridge, Suffolk. 
In May 1989 was at RAF Alconbury, Huntingdonshire 
with 511th Tactical Fighter Squadron/10th Tactical 
Fighter Wing. 
80-0238 OA-10A MSN 588. Active in July 1992 with 11th Tactical Air 
Support Squadron/343rd Wing at Eielson AFB, 
Alaska. 
86-0033 KC-10A Extender MSN 48246. Active in July 2003 with 60th Air 
Mobility Wing at Travis AFB, California and still so 
in November 2019. 
86-0295 F-16C Block 30D Fighting Falcon MSN 5C-401. Active in November 2019 with 
18th Aggressor Squadron at Eielson AFB, Alaska 
87-0178 F-15E-43-MC Strike Eagle MSN 1043/E018. Active in March 1991 with 550th 
Tactical Fighter Training Squadron/405th Tactical 
Training Wing at Luke AFB, Arizona. 
87-0286 F-16C Block 30H Fighting Falcon MSN 5C-547. Active in January 1990 with 61st 
Tactical Fighter Training Squadron/56th Tactical 
Training Wing at MacDill AFB, Florida. Active in 
June 2004 with 182nd Fighter Squadron/149th Fighter 
Wing Texas ANG at Kelly AFB, Texas. 
88-1688 F-15E-46-MC Strike Eagle MSN 1097/E072. Actve in May 2012 with 336th 
Fighter Squadron/4th Fighter Wing at Seymour- 
Johnson AFB, North Carolina. 
90-00450 AH-64A Apache MSN PV777. Active in September 2002 with 1-130th 
Avn Bn North Carolina Army National Guard. 
Re-built as AH-64D Apache 09-05674 
90-00453 AH-64A Apache MSN PV780. Re-built as AH-64D Apache 09-05677. 
92-0547 C-130H Hercules MSN 382-5332. Active in November 2019 with 
192nd Airlift Squadron/152nd Airlift Wing Nevada 
ANG at Reno. 
98-3539 T-6A Texan II MSN PT43. Active in November 2013 with 37th 
Flying Training Squadron at Columbus AFB, 
Mississippi. 
03-3696 T-6A Texan II MSN PT242. Active in May 2012 with 33rd Flying 
Training Squadron/71st Flying Training Wing at 
Vance AFB, Oklahoma. 
04-3721 T-6A Texan II MSN PT273. Active in September 2019 with 33rd 
Flying Training Squadron/71st Flying Training Wing 
at Vance AFB, Oklahoma. 
05-3796 T-6A Texan II MSN PT348. Active in September 2013 with 434th 
Fighter Training Squadron at Laughin AFB, Texas. 
10-08082 CH-47F Chinook MSN M8082. Active in August 2019 with 2-149th 
AVN Texas Army National Guard at Grand Prairie 
AAF, Texas 
11-00289 Beech MC-12S MSN FL-737. Registered to U. S. Department of the 
Army as N8007U on August 8, 2012 and assigned to 
Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Maryland. Configured as 
EMARSS-M and active with 224 Military Intelligence 
Battalion in March 2017. 
17-5267 F-35A Lightning II MSN AF-209. Active in November 2019 with 422nd 
Test & Evaluation Squadron at Nellis AFB, Nevada. 

 Names come from the book "Wrecking Crew: the 388TFW in Vietnam" by Jerry Scutts

F-105D

58-1150  Cobra  34TFS
58-1152  Miss Mary/Das Jaeger/Arkansas Razorback  421/34TFS
58-1157  Bubbles I/ Shirley Ann  13/421/44TFS
58-1167  Miss Universe  34TFS
58-1169  Dragon Jane  34/469/44TFS
58-1172  The Stud Thud 13TFS

59-1727  The Great Pumpkin II  469TFS
59-1737  Cherry Boy  469TFS
59-1739  Rum Runner  34TFS
59-1743  Darn Dago/Arkansas Traveler  13TFS
59-1749  Mr. Toad/Marilee E  469TFS
59-1750  Flying Anvil  469TFS
59-1752  Yankee Sky Dog  13TFS
59-1759  Miss Carol/Short Picture  44TFS
59-1760  War Lord II  34TFS
59-1771  Ohio Express/Foley's Folly  469TFS

60-0409  Bunny Baby  469TFS
60-0421  The Great Pumpkin  469TFS
60-0422  The Red Baron  469TFS
60-0423  Sexy Shella/Butterfly Bomber  44TFS
60-0424  Mickey Titti Chi  34TFS
60-0428  Pollyana  44TFS
60-0434  Damn You Charlie Brown  13/44TFS
60-0445  Entropy Machine  44TFS
60-0449  Bounty Hunter  34TFS
60-0458  Herr Kleines Mans  469TFS
60-0462  The Huntress 34TFS
60-0464  Dee Dee II  469TFS
60-0488  The Virgin  44TFS
60-0494  Mr. Pride  469TFS
60-0497  Miss T  44TFS
60-0505  Fighting Irishman  13/34TFS
60-0512  The Mercenary  34TFS
60-0518  Thud Protector of SEA/Billie Babe  469TFS
60-0530  Tandem Turtle  34TFS
60-5376  Valiante  34TFS

61-0055  Dorothy II  469TFS
61-0068  Barbara E  469TFS
61-0069  Pussy Galore/Cherry Girl  44/469TFS
61-0078  Sittin' Pretty  469TFS
61-0124  Eight Ball  34TFS
61-0126  Ol' Red Jr.  469TFS
61-0132  Hanoi Special  34TFS
61-0152  Eight Ball  34TFS  renamed after 0124 was written off
61-0161  The Outlaw  469TFS
61-0194  The Avenger  34TFS
61-0205  Mr. Blackbird/The Liquidator  34TFS
61-0208  Blitzkrieg  34TFS
61-0213  Shady Lady  13TFS
61-0219  Linda Lou/The Traveler  469TFS
61-0220  I Dream of Jeannie  469TFS

62-4221  The Fighting Irishman/Wild Child  13/34TFS
62-4248  Lady Luck  34TFS
62-4264  Rompin' Rudy
62-4269  Okie Jody  469TFS
62-4283  Miss Mi Nookie  44TFS
62-4286  The Mad Bomber  469TFS
62-4346  Good Golly Miss Molly  469TFS
62-4352  Thunderchief  34TFS
62.4359  12 O"Clock High  44TFS
62-4361  War Wagon  44TFS
62-4387  Eve of Destruction  34TFS
62-4395  Emily  44TFS
62-4401  The Flying Dutchman  469TFS

F-105F/G

62-4416  Little Stevie  13TFS
62-4424  Crown Seven  44TFS
62-4428  Rum Runner/June Bug  44TFS
62-4435  Roman Knight  44TFS
62-4446  Sneaky Pete  13TFS

63-8274  The Great Speckled Bird  44TFS
63-8275  Bonnie and Clyde  44TFS
63-8289  Sam Dodger  13TFS
63-8295  Mugly Other  13TFS
63-8302  The Jefferson Airplane/The Smith Brothers/Cough Drop Special  13TFS
63-8304  Mad German Express  561TFS
63-8317  Half Fast  13TFS
63-8319  Sam Seeker  44TFS
63-8329  The Protester's Protector  44TFS
63-8356  Miss Molly  ??TFS  

F-4E

66-0380  Diane  34TFS
67-0208  Here Comes The Judge  34TFS
67-0230  Can-Do  34TFS
67-0261  Okie  34TFS
67-0275  Sweetie Pie  34TFS
67-0279  Tiny Bubbles/The Wrecking Crew  34TFS
67-0287  Positive Thinker  469TFS
67-0288  Arkansas Traveler II  469TFS
67-0301  Honey Bucket  469/34TFS
67-0306  War Lover  469TFS
67-0308  Betty Lou  469TFS
67-0309  Eltoro Bravo  469TFS
67-0311  Fightin' Irish  469TFS
67-0313  Spunky VI  34TFS
67-0315  Aggressor  469TFS
67-0322  Little Chris  469TFS
67-0342  Li'l Buddha  34TFS  
60-6935		YF-12A
Ca.1963: TOS USAF. Assigned to Edwards AFB, CA.
3/18/65: While flying at mach 2.2 and altitude of 65,000 feet, launched an AIM-47 missile successfully intercepting and destroying a Q-2C drone flying at 40,000 feet.
5/19/65: While flying at Mach 2.3 and altitude of 65,000 feet, launched an AIM-47 missile successfully intercepting and destroying a Q-2C drone flying at 20,000 feet.
1967: Assigned to Edwards AFB, CA for storage.
9/69:  NASA Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards AFB, CA for a joint USAF/NASA investigation of supersonic cruise technology, to aid the SST program.
12/11/69: First flight of Coldwall project after three months of preparation and modifications. *During the program, the Air Force concentrated on military applications, and NASA pursued a loads research program. NASA studies included inflight heating, skin-friction cooling, coldwall research (a heat transfer experiment), flowfield studies, shaker vane research, and tests in support of the Space Shuttle landing program.*(NASA). Aircraft continued to make 145 flights in the program.
10/31/79: Last operational flight.
11/7/79: Ferry flight to U.S. Air Force Museum, Wright Field, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH.
62-1936  UH-1B ---            Assigned 7/26/71
62-1970 UH-1B 327 Assigned 12/6/70. Damaged by ground fire, 2 wounded 4/14/71. Det 1 Nov 71
62-1985 UH-1B ---            Assigned 3/3/71
62-2025 UH-1B 309 Assigned 6/13/71
62-2031 UH-1B ---            Assigned 10/10/71
62-2034 UH-1B 321 Assigned 4/15/69. Det 6, damaged by engine failure at Song Ong Doc, 12/16/70. Assigned Det 5, 3/71. Det 7, damaged by ground fire 7/27/71. Det 2, cabin damaged by paraflare ignition 12/7/71
62-2038 UH-1B 316 Det 6, engine failure at Ca Mau 11/11/70. Det 3, damaged in hard landing at Nam Can 12/16/70. Det 1, damaged by ground fire 12/26/70. Windshield shattered by ground fire, pilots slightly wounded, 1/8/71
62-4567 UH-1B ---  Det 1 and Det 3
62-4579 UH-1B 306 Det 3, destroyed by fire from crash landing at Ca Mau after engine failure, one crewman killed, 10/3/70
62-4597 UH-1B ---             Assigned 8/22/71
62-4602 UH-1B 322 Assigned 10/10/70. Det 4, broke up in flight, all 4 crewmen killed including Det CO 9/20/71
62-4604 UH-1B ---            Assigned 11/25/70
62-12515 UH-1B 321 Assigned 1968, Det 7.
62-12542 UH-1B ---            Assigned 1/3/70. in service with Det 7 11/70
62-12543 UH-1B ---            Assigned 8/1/71
63-8540 UH-1B 312 Assigned 6/22/69. in service with Det 3, 11/70, damaged by ground fire 5/9/71
63-8545 UH-1B 305 Det 1, water damage from engine failure over Bo De River 10/24/70
63-8547 UH-1B 312 Assigned 10/5/70.
63-8589 UH-1B 326 Det 1, damaged by ground fire, 3 wounded 2/21/71. Shot down 8/11/71, helicopter recovered
63-8666 UH-1B ---            Assigned 2/14/69.
63-8679 UH-1B ---            Assigned 8/23/71.
63-8715 UH-1B ---Assigned 10/31/70. Det 2, damaged in hard landing at Phu Loi 11/12/70. Det 6, lost to engine failure over Gulf of Thailand 2/17/71
63-8738 UH-1B ---            Assigned 5/30/69.
63-12923 UH-1B ---            Assigned 11/19/70. Det 9, damaged by 75mm recoilless rifle fire aboard YRBM-21 5/28/71
63-12929 UH-1B 312             Crashed inverted from unknown cause near Kien Long, all 4 crewmen killed 12/19/70
63-12930 UH-1B --- Assigned 11/4/70
63-12943 UH-1B ---            In service with HC-1 Det 25, 1966
63-12946 UH-1B --- HC-1 Det 25, extensive water damage from accident involving PACV 11/29/66.
64-4602 UH-1B 322  Disintegrated in flight, 4 crewmen killed, 9/20/71
64-13919 UH-1B ---            Assigned 11/4/70
64-12934 UH-1B ---            Det 7, destroyed on impact with dike near Dong Tam due to loss of rotor RPM, no casualties 11/16/70.
64-13939 UH-1B---            Assigned 7/23/70.
64-13943 UH-1B 328 Assigned 12/13/70. In service with Det 4, 10/71
64-13948 UH-1B 322 Det 8, battle damage to cabin, 10/17/71
64-13974 UH-1B ---            HC-1 Det 29, lost over water to engine failure, no casualties 2/11/66. 
64-13975 UH-1B ---            Assigned 6/24/69
64-13980 UH-1B ---            Assigned 9/20/70
64-13990 UH-1B ---            Assigned 5/18/70. Minigun malfunction, both pilots one gunner injured 1/25/71. Destroyed in training accident at Ca Mau, both pilots injured 4/7/71
64-14007 UH-1B ---            Assigned 2/14/71
64-14020 UH-1B ---            Assigned 4/21/70. Damaged by ground fire, one crewman wounded 4/29/71
64-14022 UH-1B --- Assigned 1/3/70
64-14031 UH-1B 315             Ditched in Gulf of Thailand after loosing directional control on approach to USS Garrett Co. 4/13/70. Aircraft recovered
64-14033 UH-1B ---            Assigned 9/13/70
64-14070 UH-1B ---            Assigned 9/13/70
64-14076 UH-1B --- Assigned 11/8/69
64-14081 UH-1B ---            Assigned 10/28/70
64-14083 UH-1B 330             Assigned 11/20/69. On board rocket detonated by ground fire, 1 crewman killed 4/19/71. Det 5, damaged by ground fire 8/15/71 and heavily damaged in forced landing from engine failure 8/28/71
64-14087 UH-1B ---            Assigned 6/30/71
64-14090 UH-1B ---            Assigned 7/24/69
64-14091 UH-1B ---            Assigned 8/4/71
64-14117 UH-1M --- Assigned 11/3/71
64-14145 UH-1C --- Assigned 11/17/70
65-9423 UH-1M ---             Assigned 6/30/71
65-9476 UH-1M 314             Assigned 11/15/70. Det 9, damaged by ground fire 9/17/71. Assigned Det 2, 11/71
65-9548 UH-1M ---            Assigned 11/19/71
66-540 UH-1C --- Det 2, lost to engine failure over water, no casualties 3/8/71
66-599 UH-1M ---            Assigned 9/8/71
66-610 UH-1C ---            Assigned 7/11/71
66-616 UH-1M 316             Shot down with 4 wounded, destroyed to prevent capture 8/28/71
66-655 UH-1M ---            Assigned 9/9/71
66-15017 UH-1M ---Assigned 12/18/71
66-15077 UH-1M 313 Assigned 7/6/71
66/15111 UH-1M 302 Assigned 9/7/71. Det 5, damaged by ground fire 9/20/71
66-15200 UH-1C 312 Det 5, shot down 20 miles N. of Chau Doc, no casualties, helicopter recovered 11/18/71
66-15236 UH-1M ---Assigned 9/8/71
66-15977 UH-1C ---            Assigned 7/11/71
References:

1. Glenn Chatfield
2. Glenn Chatfield with information from Peter
3. Keith Ebert
4. Francois Olivier