F-104G 21+60 JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB 1980 ready for take off (note "Fly United" goose mark in front of the intake)

F-104G, construction number 683D-7029, model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly by Messerschmitt-Manching starting June 28, 1962 with parts from Lockheed; assembly in Fighterbomber version according lot 1
first flight October 11, 1962 coded KE+329; acceptance date April 26, 1963 by BABwMTT
project "Replace" with modification as Fighterbomber (for JaboG 31) with Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun installed and long range tanks as loose parts
DA+121 JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB delivery date on May 3, 1963
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" on May 16, 1966 during IRAN at SABCA with 284 flight hours, back to JaboG 31 on March 23, 1967
21+60 withdrawn from use and stored as reserve aircraft at LwSchleuse 11 on April 8, 1981 with 2.596 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) October 2, 1984
BDRT reserve airframe for TSLw 3 at Fassberg AB on November 19, 1984 with training aid code "C050"
to Baarlo, Netherlands on November 6, 1999 (tail of construction number 8270)
stored at Baarlo in garage of Piet Smedts on November 6, 1999
storage area of Piet Smedts at Kessel, district Limburg June 2004
display for sale (stored) at Baarlo coded "DA+225" March 2015 noted; October 2016 last noted.

copyright © Günter Grondstein

Claim of fame: June 24, till July 3, 2014 coded "DA+225" and "DA+227" at former
GAF AB Rheine-Hopsten (closed) for RTL movie scenes:
"Starfighter-Sie wollten den Himmel erobern"

zapped "Goose" marks saying: "Fly United" >