F-104G 23+91 JG 74 Neuburg AB

F-104G, construction number 683D-8100, company model 683-10-19, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); first flight July 11, 1963 coded KG+200; acceptance date August 23, 1963 by BABwFokker
project "Roland" (for JG 71) in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version with “Wing Pylon Bomb Provision” modification; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
to LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) at Manching AB August 26, 1963 for technical upgrading and storage
JA+244 JG 71 at Wittmund AB delivery date on August 20, 1964; June 21, 1965 711 sqn rotation with 322 sqn RNLAF
JD+256 transferred to BABwVFW on March 9, 1966; IRAN at SABCA on November 10, 1966 with 221 flight hours; coded JD+256 to JG 74 at Neuburg AB on February 28, 1967
23+91 ErpSt 61 at Manching AB on April 14, 1975 with 1.379 flight hours; coded 98+36 on December 4, 1978 prior Phase II flight tests
withdrawn from use and leased to MBB for a Control Configured Vehicle (CCV) and flyby wire technologies five-year research program
Natural stability was replaced with computer controlled flyby wire systems that allowed the aircraft to be made unstable
The aircraft was provided with a triple redundant fly-by-wire system in 1977
20 percent negative stability was finally achieved within the specified limits of Mach 1.3 and 650 knots
the test program ended on April 17, 1984; ErpSt 61 on June 6, 1984, struck off charge order (AVA) on October 19, 1984
The F-104CCV was transferred to the Wehrtechnisches Museum at Koblenz on October 6, 1984; (Wehrtechnische Studiensammlung Koblenz) July 2020 last noted.

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