F-16C Block 40 - s/n
- c/n 1C-317 - USAFE 510 FS 'Buzzards', 31 FW - June 1998
The 'bigmouth' intake was
introduced with Blcok 30 s/n 86-0262. It is standard for a/c powered with
GE F110 engines.
Block 40/42 introduced an
increased all-up weight, which necessitated bulged main gear doors to accomodate
larger wheels and a relocation of the landing lights to the nose gear door.