F-104G 20+06 in bare metal with Technische Schule der Luftwaffe 1 (TSLw 1) at Kaufbeuren Air Base during gun harmonization 1982

F-104G, construction number 683-2006, model 683-10-19, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Group USA (ARGE-USA); assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 1; first flight 1960 at Lockheed-Palmdale
flight tests flown with register number "106"; to "Joint Test Force" at Palmdale AP for "Category I" basic system tests
airlifted with C-124 airfreighter on April 28, 1961 coded BF+010 with 37 flight hours to Kaufbeuren AB
accepted on May 4, 1961 by BABwMTT in Silver-finish colors; project "Balance" (upgrading) was not implemented
Technische Schule der Luftwaffe 1 (TSLw 1) at Kaufbeuren AB on May 4, 1961 as instructional airframe (GIA) until October 16, 1985
20+06 withdrawn from use on October 16, 1985; used for fire fighting training at Kaufbeuren AB, tail of construction number 9043
struck off charge order (AVA) October 16, 1985
July 2005 airlifted to Erding AB for restoration, May 21, 2006 noted at Erding AB
preserved at School Headquarters in Kaufbeuren barracks October 2006, September 15, 2009 noted
July 2010 displayed in front of TSLw 1 School Headquarters in Kaufbeuren barracks (Stabsgebäude der TSLw 1); September 2016 last noted.

December 2013 TSLw 1 and TSLw 3 in Fassberg merge to Technisches Ausbildungszentrum Luftwaffe (TAusbZLw) at Fassberg.
Kaufbeuren is as of January 1, 2014 Abteilung Süd des TAusbZLw (section South of TAusbZLw)

Aircraft never flew in Germany and never had a camouflage scheme!

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