F-104G 23+84 JaboG 32 at Leeuwarden AB, Netherlands in August 1980

RF-104G, construction number 683D-8087, company model 683-04-10, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); Fokker factory construction number 10537; first flight April 12, 1963 coded KG+187
to Weserflug in April 1963 for RF-104G modifications according project "Bacchus" (for AG 51); camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
back at Fokker on July 9, 1963; acceptance date September 20, 1963 by BABwFokker
LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) at Manching AB on September 23, 1963 for modifications and upgrading
EA+103 AG 51 "Immelmann" at Ingolstadt-Manching AB delivery date on October 17, 1963; in 1969 AG 51 relocated to Bremgarten AB
23+84 JaboG 34 at Memmingen AB on December 18, 1970; modified to Fighterbomber version in March 1971; JaboG 36 at Hopsten AB on September 28, 1971
JaboG 32 at Lechfeld AB on May 15, 1975; TechnGrp 11 "F-104 Kommando" at Erding AB on April 12, 1984
withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on August 29, 1984 with 3.465 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) May 29, 1984
MAP (Military Assistance Program) to TuAF as "Verteidigungshilfe" (Defense aid) as 63-8087 on October 16, 1984; coded "4-087" at Murted AB in 1984
coded "9-087" with 9.AJU at Balikesir AB in 1988; withdrawn from use and storage without engine as 9-087 April 19, 1989; CFE cut up August 3, 1995; scrapped.

Project "Bacchus": 42 RF-104G aircraft for Reconnaissance Wing 51 (AG 51) at Ingolstadt/Manching.

copyright  Harry Prins