F-104G 22+91 JaboG 34 at Beja AB, Portugal 1984

F-104G, construction number 683D-7174, model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 6
assembly start at Messerschmitt-Manching May 20, 1964
first flight August 13, 1964 coded KE+474; 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 October 27, 1964 by BABwMTT
DD+126 JaboG 34 at Memmingen AB delivery date on December 27, 1964
22+91 EL-70/EL-73 Electronic Counter Measure (ECM) system was installed in the weapon system in the late 70s with tech order "TA-FL1191"
operated with flightdate and crash recorder LEADS 200 according tech order "TA-1411"
LwSchleuse 11 "F-104 Kommando" on July 5, 1985; JaboG 34 on June 18, 1986
LwSchleuse 11 on November 19, 1987; TechnGrp 11 "F-104 Kommando" on December 2, 1987
special scheme for the disbandment of "F-104 Kommando" with "Eiserne Kreuz" 1988
last flight on September 19, 1988 by Maj Gottfried "Blacky" Schwarz
with 3.739 flying hours stored at LwSchleuse 11 Manching on September 30, 1986; struck off charge order (AVA) January 13, 1989
instructional airframe (GIA) at Erding AB January 9, 1989 with training aid code "C081"; 1996 instructional airframe with operating systems
(renamed Luftwaffeninstandhaltungsregiment 1 on July 1, 2002); November 2012 instructional airframe (GIA) with operating systems noted
2013 renamed Waffensystemunterstützungszentrum 1 (WaSysUstgZ 1) at Erding AB; November 2013 last noted.

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