F-104G 23+95 JaboG 34 1985

RF-104G, construction number 683D-8116, model 683-04-10, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); coded KG+216 first flight July 2, 1963
to Avio Diepen (ARGE-Nord) on July 2, 1963 for RF-104G modifications according project "Bacchus" (for AG 51); back to Fokker on August 23, 1963
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date October 18, 1963 by BABwFokker (RNAF-MTA)
EA+111 AG 51 at Ingolstadt-Manching AB delivery date on November 8, 1963; ErpSt 61 on May 23, 1966
to Messerschmitt for installation of vibration measuring system
ErpSt 61 on August 2, 1966 for vibration measurement tests; Messerschmitt on February 1968 for deinstallation
23+95 AG 51 on June 28, 1968; modified as Fighterbomber F-104G in November 1970 by Messerschmitt; JaboG 34 on April 19, 1971
EL-70/EL-73 Electronic Counter Measure (ECM) system was installed in the weapon system in the late 70s with tech order "TA-FL1191"
JaboG 32 on February 3, 1981; stored LwSchleuse 11 on November 8, 1982; JaboG 34 on September 13, 1984
new "Lizard" camouflage scheme "Norm 83" in 1985; TechnGrp 11 "F-104 Kommando" on August 20, 1987
withdrawn from use and stored at LwSchleuse 11 on June 30, 1988 with 2.799 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) December 8, 1988
to Turkish Air Force (with TuAF serial number 63-8116) as "Verteidigungshilfe" (Defense aid) on January 18, 1989
coded "9-116" with 9.AJU August 1990-July 1991; at 8.AJU August 1993 noted
Eskisehir storage March 1995-February 1996; likely scrapped.

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