F-104G 23+73 JG 71 at Erding AB 1974

F-104G, construction number 683D-8072, company model 683-10-19, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); KG+172 first flight on May 16, 1963 at Fokker-Schiphol
project "Roland" (for JG 71) in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version with "Wing Pylon Bomb Provision" modification
acceptance date June 27, 1963 by BABwFokker (RNAF-MTA); LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) at Manching AB on July 8, 1963 for modifications
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in 1964; to Messerschmitt on September 16, 1964 for upgrading
planned code BB+241 for WaSLw 10 was not used; planned delivery to JG 71 was not executed (planned code JA+124 was not used)
JD+252 JG 74 at Neuburg AB delivery date on June 2, 1965
JA+107 JG 71 "Richthofen" at Wittmund AB on July 22, 1965; IRAN at SABCA on April 7, 1967 with 300 flight hours, back to JG 71 on November 7, 1967
23+73 withdrawn from use and stored at LVR 1 on May 16, 1974 with 1.501 flight hours, struck off charge order (AVA) December 17, 1973
instructional airframe (GIA) at apprentice shop of MBB Manching on November 21, 1978
private owned by Josef Voggenreiter and displayed at "Gerhard Neumann" Museum at Niederalteich, 2003 first noted; March 2023 last noted.

Project "Roland": 21 AWX (All Weather Fighter) aircraft were intended for JG 71 (FW 71). Because the re-equipment of the wing was delayed, these aircraft remained at the LVR 3 in Manching until 1964

copyright  Alex Staruszkiewicz