ROCAF F-104 ex JASDF

factory constr.nr serial nr type code status note
operational F-104J
Mitsubishi 683B-3112 46-8612 F-104J 4501 scrap delivery date 1987; 3 Wing (later 427 TFW) 1987-1994; 7 TFS, 8 TFS, 28 TFS of 3 Wing; wfu, scrapped 1999.
Mitsubishi 683B-3028 36-8528 F-104J 4502 stored delivery date 1987; 3 Wing (later 427 TFW) 1987-1994; 7 TFS, 28 TFS, 8 TFS of 3 Wing; wfu depot Pingtung AB 1995;
4502 was still noted at Pingtung (in primer) in 1999; no further information.
Mitsubishi 683B-3031 36-8531 F-104J 4503 decoy delivery date 1987; 3 Wing (later 427 TFW) 1987-1994; 7 TFS of 3 Wing; wfu, decoy CCK AB; likely scrapped.
Mitsubishi 683B-3054 36-8554 F-104J 4504 scrap delivery date 1987; 3 Wing (later 427 TFW) 1987-1994; 7 TFS, 28 TFS of 3 Wing; wfu, scrapped 1999.
Mitsubishi 683B-3111 46-8611 F-104J 4505 crash delivery date 1987; 3 Wing (later 427 TFW) 1987; 7 TFS of 3 Wing; crashed December 9, 1989 after midair collision with 4319.
Mitsubishi 683B-3065 36-8565 F-104J 4506 preserved delivery date 1987; 3 Wing (later 427 TFW) 1987-1994, 7 TFS, 28 TFS of 3 Wing; wfu, used in Jiashan cave at Hualien AB as firefighting airframe; August 1996 stored at Pingtung; stored 1999;
"4303" as fake F-104G 62-12252 (of Taiwanese AF) display at Military History Park, JiJi Town, Nantou County; November 13, 2004 noted; December 2014 after restoration noted with original code 4506; 2018 last noted.
2349'37.66"N 12047'45.54"E
Mitsubishi 683B-3069 36-8569 F-104J 4507 crash delivery date 1987; 3 Wing (later 427 TFW) 1987; 7 TFS of 3 Wing; crashed April 11, 1988.
Mitsubishi 683B-3070 46-8570 F-104J 4508 scrap delivery date 1987; 3 Wing (later 427 TFW) 1987-1994; 7 TFS, 28 TFS of 3 Wing; wfu, scrapped 1999.
Mitsubishi 683B-3003 36-8508 F-104J 4509 scrap delivery date 1987; 3 Wing (later 427 TFW) 1987-1994; 7 TFS of 3 Wing; wfu depot Pingtung AB; stored Pingtung 1996; likely scrapped.
Mitsubishi 683B-3006 26-8503 F-104J 4510 scrap delivery date 1987; 3 Wing (later 427 TFW) 1987-1994; 7 TFS of 3 Wing; (seen coded 46-8577, possible tail of 577); scrapped 1999.
Mitsubishi 683B-3082 46-8582 F-104J 4511 crash delivery date 1987; 3 Wing (later 427 TFW) 1987; 7 TFS of 3 Wing; crashed December 5, 1990.
Mitsubishi 683B-3009 36-8509 F-104J 4512 scrap delivery date 1987; 3 Wing (later 427 TFW) 1987-1994; 7 TFS of 3 Wing; wfu, scrapped 1999.
Mitsubishi 683B-3014 46-8514 F-104J 4513 scrap delivery date 1987; 3 Wing (later 427 TFW) 1987-1994; 7 TFS of 3 Wing; wfu, scrapped 1999.
Mitsubishi 683B-3116 46-8616 F-104J 4514 preserved delivery date 1987; 3 Wing (later 427 TFW) 1987-1994; 7 TFS of 3 Wing; Tainan AB instructional airframe (KCCU);
scrapped 1999; 2000 preserved outside within the premises of the National Cheng Kung University, Kueijen Campus,
Guiren Town; in overall green colors 2018 noted.
2256'22.73"N 12016'32.14"E
Mitsubishi 683B-3118 46-8618 F-104J 4515 preserved delivery date 1987; 3 Wing (later 427 TFW) 1987-1994; 7 TFS, 8 TFS of 3 Wing; preserved Kaohsiung University Campus, 2009 last noted; preserved at Chiayang Senior High School, Ching Shui town, Taichung county; September 2009 first noted; 2017 last noted.
2415'56.08" N 12034'56.24"E
Mitsubishi 683B-3119 46-8619 F-104J 4516 scrap delivery date 1987; 3 Wing (later 427 TFW) 1987-1994; 7 TFS, 8 TFS, 28 TFS of 3 Wing; wfu, scrapped 1999.
Mitsubishi 683B-3127 46-8627 F-104J 4517 crash delivery date 1987; 3 Wing (later 427 TFW) 1987-1994; 7 TFS of 3 Wing; crashed September 1, 1988.
Mitsubishi 683B-3005 26-8502 F-104J 4518 scrap delivery date 1987; 3 Wing (later 427 TFW) 1987-1994; 7 TFS of 3 Wing; wfu, scrapped 1999.
Mitsubishi 683B-3145 46-8645 F-104J 4519 preserved delivery date 1987; 3 Wing (later 427 TFW) 1987-1994; 7 TFS, 8 TFS of 3 Wing; wfu depot Pingtung AB, stored November 1999 last noted; preserved Cheng Gong Ling, Tai Chung County coded as "4522"; September 19, 2011 first noted; May 18, 2012 noted; recoded "4519" May 2015 last noted. Wurih Army Barracks, Cheng Gong Ling, Tai Chung County.
2407'20.8"N 12036'10.1"E.
Mitsubishi 683B-3--- x6-8--- F-104J 4520 w/o delivery date 1987; written off May 14, 1987, missing information; likely candidates: 36-8525 or 36-8555.
Mitsubishi 683B-3014 36-8514 F-104J 4521 crash delivery date 1987; 3 Wing (later 427 TFW) 1987; 7 TFS of 3 Wing; crashed June 13, 1987.
Mitsubishi 683B-3096 46-8596 F-104J 4522 preserved delivery date 1987; 3 Wing (later 427 TFW) 1987-1994; 7 TFS, 28 TFS of 3 Wing; withdrawn from use at depot at Pingtung AB; to Taiwan July 1987 coded as "4522" under Project "Ali Shan No 9" to 7 Sqn of 3 Wing; 1994 to 8 Sqn of 3 Wing; ex 28 TFS withdrawn from use at depot at Pingtung AB; June 2007 display as "4303" as fake F-104G 62-12252 "4303" at National Science and Technology Museum, Kaohsiung; recoded "4522" at the National Science and Technology Museum, Kaohsiung City. (it is not aircraft "4502", confirmed by the found c/n plate inside the cockpit); December 2018 last noted.
F-104J for spare parts
Mitsubishi 683B-3026 36-8526 F-104J 526 preserved delivery date 1990 for spare parts; 4526; preserved Nanhua Reservoir painted as "4505", repainted as 4526; park at Nanhua town, Tainan county. 235'34.34"N 12032'2.20"E
Mitsubishi 683B-3047 36-8547 F-104J 547 preserved delivery date 1987 for spare parts, preserved as instructional airframe at CCK coded as "4547"; instructional airframe at National Defense University Chung Cheng Institute of Technology (CCIT) at Daxi Township, Taoyuan County with a fake number "4547 /68547", tail of 4510; 2018 noted.
Mitsubishi 683B-3056 36-8556 F-104J 556 scrap for spare parts use, delivery date between 1987 and 1990; coded 556; scrapped at Tainan AB (was an extra aircraft).
Mitsubishi 683B-3076 46-8576 F-104J 576 scrap for spare parts use, delivery date between 1987 and 1990; coded 576; scrapped at Tainan AB.
Mitsubishi 683B-3077 46-8577 F-104J 577 scrap for spare parts use, delivery date between 1987 and 1990; coded 577; scrapped at Tainan AB.
Mitsubishi 683B-3080 46-8580 F-104J 580 scrap for spare parts use, delivery date between 1987 and 1990; coded 580; scrapped at Tainan AB.
Mitsubishi 683B-3114 46-8614 F-104J 614 scrap for spare parts use, delivery date between 1987 and 1990; coded 614; scrapped at Tainan AB.
Mitsubishi 683B-3134 46-8634 F-104J 634 scrap for spare parts use, delivery date between 1987 and 1990; coded 634; scrapped at Tainan AB.
F-104J with missing information
Mitsubishi 683B-3025 36-8525 F-104J --- ? delivery date 1987 or 1988; missing more information; candidate for "4520"; written off May 14, 1987.
Mitsubishi 683B-3055 36-8555 F-104J --- ? delivery date 1987 or 1988, missing information; candidate for "4520".
operational F-104DJ
Lockheed 583B-5403 26-5003 F-104DJ 4591 scrap delivery date 1987; 7 TFS of 3 Wing (later 427 TFW); withdrawn from use at 1st Depot at Pingtung AB, scrapped.
Lockheed 583B-5404 26-5004 F-104DJ 4592 scrap delivery date 1987; 7 TFS of 3 Wing (later 427 TFW); withdrawn from use at 1st Depot at Pingtung AB, scrapped.
Lockheed 583B-5406 26-5006 F-104DJ 4593 scrap delivery date 1987; 7 TFS of 3 Wing (later 427 TFW); withdrawn from use at 1st Depot at Pingtung AB, scrapped 1999.
Lockheed 583B-5416 36-5016 F-104DJ 4594 scrap delivery date 1987; 7 TFS, 28 TFS of 3 Wing (later 427 TFW); withdrawn from use at 1st Depot at Pingtung AB; scrapped 1999.
Lockheed 583B-5417 36-5017 F-104DJ 4595 preserved delivery date 1987; 7 TFS, 28 TFS of 3 Wing (later 427 TFW); wfu at 1st Depot at Pingtung AB; without squadron markings, preserved in Yunlin Campus, Yunlin county, CUST (China University of Science and Technology).
23 48' 54.78""N 120 51' 17.09"E
F-104DJ for spare parts
Lockheed 583B-5412 36-5012 F-104DJ 012 scrap delivery date between 1987 and 1990; used for spare parts coded "012"; scrapped at Tainan AB.

compiled by: Hubert Peitzmeier
references: Harry Prins, Donny Chan, Stefan Goossens (Scramble), Clarence Fu, Willy Zhuo
update: @ January 23, 2019