F-104G 23+07 Marinefliegergeschwader 2 (MFG 2) at Eggebek AB in May 1979

F-104G, construction number 683D-7190, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly by Messerschmitt-Manching starting October 5, 1964; assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 7; first flight February 1, 1965 coded KE+490
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 May 7, 1965 by BABwMTT
VB+233 MFG 2 at Eggebek AB delivery date on May 14, 1965
23+07 Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3" in 1970; withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on July 6, 1981; struck off charge order (AVA) October 13, 1981
MAP (Military Assistance Program) to Turkish Air Force (TuAF serial number 65-7190) on September 7, 1981 with 2.165 flight hours; coded "6-190" with 161 Filo of 6.AJU at Bandirma AB 1987/89
coded "6-190" of 161 Filo during Dragon Hammer exercise at Grazzanise AB 1989 noted; 1990 at Balikesir AB with 9.AJU last noted operational; withdrawn from use September 3, 1991
coded "8-190" stored Eskisehir AB 1997; displayed coded "8-190" at Eskisehir Aviation Park and Plane Museum 2005 last noted
7190 has received a new paint scheme (F-16 style); sadly this scheme is giving the aircraft a very non-operational appearance, no code (7190), Eskisehir Aviation Museum May 29, 2007 first noted
handed over to renamed Aviation Park at Anadolu University, Eskisehir, September 3, 2014 noted; May 2016 noted; February 2022 last noted.

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