F-104G 22+44 of LVR 1 "F-104 Kommando" overflying Nice Airport, France 1987

F-104G, construction number 683D-7122, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly by Messerschmitt-Manching starting September 23, 1963 according contract lot 4
first flight February 21, 1964 coded KE+422; project "Diana" in Fighterbomber version (for JaboG 34) with installed Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date April 6, 1964 by BABwMTT
DD+114 JaboG 34 at Memmingen AB delivery date on April 6, 1964
22+44 on loan LwSchleuse 11 on March 21, 1985; new Lizard camouflage scheme "Norm 83" in July 1985
EL-70/EL-73 Electronic Counter Measure (ECM) system was installed in the weapon system in the late 70s with tech order "TA-FL1191"
LVR 1 (TechnGrp 11) "F-104 Kommando" at Erding AB on September 18, 1987
withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on February 15, 1988 with 3.756 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) February 24, 1988
MAP (Military Assistance Program) to Turkish Air Force (Türk Hava Kuvvetleri ) on June 14, 1988 (with TuAF serial number 64-7122)
4.AJU coded "4-122" July 1988-March 1989 noted;191 Filo of 9.AJU June 1989-August 1992 coded "9-122"; withdrawn from use and stored on April 26, 1993
display on poles at Balikesir city in the Kemal Ataturk Park in July 1993 noted; May 15, 2006 last noted; airbrush paintings '191 and 192' with a large Cobra and Tiger head 2007
repainted 2008 with squadron code '9-191' and '9-192'; new erected in Kemal Ataturk Park on a single pole; August 8, 2008 first noted; December 2022 in Balikesir last noted.

Project "Diana": delivery of 42 Fighterbomber with built-in Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun for 1st and 2nd Squadron of Jagdbombergeschwader 34 (FBW 34) at Memmingen, 
later the number of aircraft was increased to 48.

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