F-104G 22+90 JaboG 34 formation landing at Leeuwarden AB for the Open House in June 1985

F-104G, construction number 683D-7173, model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly start at Messerschmitt-Manching May 14, 1964
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 6
project "Diana" in Fighterbomber version (for JaboG 34) with installed Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun
first flight July 24, 1964 coded KE+473; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date October 8, 1964 by BABwMTT
DD+125 JaboG 34 at Memmingen AB delivery date on October 16, 1964
22+90 IRAN at SABCA on July 16, 1971 with 1186 flight hours, back to JaboG 34 on October 13, 1971
EL-70/EL-73 Electronic Counter Measure (ECM) system was installed in the weapon system in the late 70s with tech order "TA-FL1191"
withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on June 26, 1987 with 3.692 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) January 13, 1988
BDRT reserve airframe at Fassberg AB on June 5, 1989 with training aid code "C043"; 1996 BDRT airframe at Neuburg AB
November 6, 1999 stored at Baarlo at BMW garage of Piet Smedts; sold by Piet Smedts to the Aviodrome museum in June 2003
to Aviodrome at Lelystad AP in summer 2004; on display in front of the Aviodrome at Lelystad
painted "AVIODROME" on a red fuselage July 29, 2005; November 2015 last noted.

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