F-104G 22+81 Marinefliegergeschwader 1 (MFG 1)

F-104G, construction number 683D-7163, model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly start at Messerschmitt-Manching March 26, 1964
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 6; first flight June 5, 1964 coded KE+463
modification level "Yoga" as Fighterbomber (for MFG 1) with AS.30 and "Kormoran" anti-ship missile delivery system,
Sidewinder missile launch rails and long range tanks; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
acceptance date by BABwMTT September 3, 1964
VA+139 MFG 1 at Schleswig-Jagel AB delivery date on September 8, 1964
22+81 Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3" in 1971; MFG 2 on April 2, 1980
withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on July 28, 1981; struck off charge order (AVA) October 13, 1981
to Hellenic Air Force (HAF) on October 7, 1981 with 2.089 flight hours; stored at Athens without code
1992 coded "FG-163" to 116th Pterix for 335th Mira at Araxos AB; coded "FG-7163" withdrawn from use 1993
stored at Agrinion AB noted 1996-2000; display at Tanagra AB 2003, dump Tanagra AB September 18, 2005 last noted
preserved as "FG-7163" in the town Schimatari, near Tanagra AB; it arrived in 2006 or 2007; October 2009 last noted
stored in a compound on the northern side of Tanagra airfield, November 7, 2011 first noted; September 2014 last noted.

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