F-104G 25+07 JG 71 "Richthofen" at Wittmundhafen AB 1973

RF-104G, construction number 683D-8265, company model 683-04-10, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); KG+365 first flight May 25, 1964 at Fokker-Schiphol
RF-104G photoreconnaissance version modification at Weserflug in May 1964 with project "Bacchus II" (for 522 squadron of AG 52)
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date August 31, 1964 by BABwFokker (RNAF MTA)
departed Fokker factory for LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) at Manching AB on November 4, 1964 for technical upgrading
EB+251 AG 52 at Leck AB delivery date on February 2, 1965
25+07 modified to AWX (All Weather Fighter) version F-104G at MBB on April 9, 1970; JG 71 at Wittmund AB on August 31, 1970
withdrawn from use November 8, 1973 at LVR 1 with 1.560 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) November 8, 1973
instructional airframe at Erding coded "80+58" (old Postal zip code) mid 70s with JG 71 badges
coded "75+00" (old Postal zip code of Karlsruhe) on May 6, 1978; instructional airframe (GIA) at Erding coded "75+00" on January 21, 1984
instructional airframe at Erding coded "75+00" in MFG color scheme (first noted September 12, 1986); aft fuselage scrapped in 1989
forward section to OSLw at Fürstenfeldbruck in 1989; later it was seen at Neubiberg (HSLw)
25+07 front section in storage at Berlin-Gatow hangar 7 in June 2001 and May 2007; stored in Hangar 8 July 29, 2008; November 2009 last noted at Luftwaffenmuseum Gatow
cockpit display at Wehrgeschichtliche Lehrsammlung (WGLS) der OSLw; at Offizierschule der Luftwaffe (OSLw), Fürstenfeldbruck, April 1, 2010 first noted
January 2021 last noted.

instructional at Erding coded "75+00" in MFG camouflage scheme

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