F-104G 20+43 JaboG 33 at Beja AB, Portugal in August 1984; observe the heat protection covers for the ejection seat

F-104G, construction number 683-2050, model 683-10-19, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Group USA (ARGE-USA); flight test release January 29, 1962; coded with register number "150" for test flights
acceptance date by BABwLockheed January 19, 1962 coded KF+126 in Silver-finish colors; airlifted to Manching in February 1962
BF+123 instructional airframe (GIA) at TSLw 1 at Kaufbeuren AB delivery date on April 13, 1962; to Messerschmitt for upgrading in June 1967
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in 1968; code DF+113 was planned but not used
20+43 JaboG 36 at Hopsten AB delivery date on May 14, 1968; JaboG 33 on November 7, 1974
EL-70/EL-73 Electronic Counter Measure (ECM) system was installed in the weapon system in the late 70s with tech order "TA-FL1191"
JaboG 34 on May 15, 1985; withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on January 29, 1987 with 3.453 flight hours
struck off charge order (AVA) February 26, 1988; 20+43 preserved Schwenningen August 1988
preserved as display at Hermeskeil Flugausstellung with JaboG 33 marks 1997; with no marks August 9, 2006 noted
April 6, 2008 with JaboG 33 marks noted; August 2016 last noted.

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