F-104G 23+03 Marinefliegergeschwader 2 (MFG 2) on take-off at Soesterberg AB 1974

F-104G, construction number 683D-7186, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly by Messerschmitt-Manching starting July 29, 1964
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 7; first flight November 13, 1964 coded KE+486
modification level "Prince" as Fighterbomber (for MFG 2) with "AS.30" anti-ship missile delivery system, Sidewinder missile launch rails and long range tanks
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date March 4, 1965 by BABwMTT
VB+229 MFG 2 at Eggebek AB delivery date on March 18, 1965
23+03 Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3" in 1970; withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on July 28, 1980; struck off charge order (AVA) January 3, 1980
MAP (Military Assistance Program) to Turkish Air Force (TuAF serial number 64-7186) on October 10, 1980 with 1.798 flight hours; coded "4-186" with 4.AJU at Murted AB in 1980
with Sahin Kita OCU at Murted AB on April 6, 1981; 6.AJU at Bandirma AB in 1982; in 1988 coded "9-186" with 192 Filo of 9.AJU at Balikesir AB; withdrawn from use and stored
preserved at Bandirma Air Base collection "Hava Kuvvetleri Ust Kolleksion" coded as "6-186" in August 1992 first noted
painted in SEA camouflage scheme with code "6-1046" in the Bandirma display line where six aircraft are displayed March 30, 2016 noted; recoded "6-046" in January 2018 noted
December 2021 last noted.

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