Dutch F-16 twoseater J-653 01072003
General Dynamics (Lockheed) F-16B Block 20MLU twoseater of the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) with tailnumber J-653 of 312 squadron at Soesterberg AB in The Netherlands on 1st July 2003. The aircraft has GD construction number 6E-181. It was built by the Fokker factory at Schiphol Amsterdam airport with local c/n L-134 and was delivered to the Royal Netherlands Air Force on 26 May 1983. J-653 was upgraded to F-16B Block 20 standard during a midlife upgrade (MLU) at the end of the 1990s. It served for some time with the test group of the Dutch Air Force, as the tail text "RNLAF FLIGHT TEST" shows. The aircraft was sold to the Royal Jordanian Air Force and was delivered to Jordania in July 2009. More photos of Dutch F-16s were posted to this EnoAeroPics gallery.