F-104G 20+47 Jagdbombergeschwader 31 "Boelcke" (JaboG 31) at Decimomannu AB 1971

F-104G, construction number 683-2055, model 683-10-19, built by Lockheed
manufactured by ARGE-USA; assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 5; flight test release January 29, 1962
Lockheed test flights with register number coded "155" only; acceptance date by BABwLockheed March 3, 1962 coded KF+130 in Silver-finish colors
airlifted to Germany on March 28, 1962 with 22 flight hours; Messerschmitt test flight on May 7, 1962
DA+103 JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB delivery date on May 16, 1962
"Project 19" upgrading in order to get all Norvenich aircraft to the same modification level starting in January 1963
"Category III" system tests (operational evaluation) from April until July 1963
emergency landing at Norvenich on June 2, 1965 after collision with DO-28 D-IBEW
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" at VFW in 1966
SABCA for periodic inspection (IRAN) November 2, 1966 with 374 flight hours, back to JaboG 31 on January 30, 1967
NATO exercise "Tactical Weapons Meet" 1967 at RAFG Wildenrath in June 1967
20+47 withdrawn from use and stored LwSchleuse 11 on September 3, 1976; instructional airframe (GIA) for JaboG 32 on January 24, 1980
BDRT airframe (GIA) JaboG 32 in 1983; struck off charge order (AVA) September 27, 1983
preserved at the "Internationale Luftfahrtmuseum Schwenningen" in October 1989; August 8, 2005 noted in bad state; November 2016 last noted.

copyright  Heribert Mennen