RF-104G 24+68 Aufklärungsgeschwader 52 (AG 52) in clean configuration at Husum AB in September 1970

RF-104G, construction number 683D-8217, model 683-04-10, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); first flight February 13, 1964 coded KG+317, at Fokker-Schiphol
February 1964 to Weserflug for RF-104G photoreconnaissance version modification according project "Recce"
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date July 1, 1964 by BABwFokker (RNAF-MTA)
to LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) at Manching AB on July 9, 1964 for modifications and storage
EB+117 to JG 71 at Wittmund AB delivery date on July 13, 1965
IRAN at SABCA June 6, 1966 with 189 flight hours, back to AG 52 on April 13, 1967
24+68 IRAN at SABCA March 21 1969 with 749 flight hours, back to AG 52 on December 4, 1969; WaSLw 10 on September 27, 1971
modified to F-104G AWX (All Weather Fighter) version on October 22, 1971 at MBB; JG 71 on April 13, 1972; JG 74 on February 26, 1973
withdrawn from use February 25, 1975 with 1.548 flight hours at LVR 1 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 1)
struck off charge order (AVA) December 4, 1975
instructional airframe (GIA) at Erding AB with LVR 1 of "Luftwaffe Werft 11" 1975; LVR 1 badge and with training aid code "C082" 1999 noted
renamed Luftwaffeninstandhaltungsregiment 1 on July 1, 2002; July 20, 2008 noted
renamed Waffensystemunterstützungszentrum 1 on January 1, 2013; November 2013 last noted
December 2013 stored in a shelter as mobile display aircraft; November 2015 last noted.

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