F-104G 26+53 WTD 61 at Schleswig-Jagel AB during "Tag der offenen Tür" (Open House) in June 1988

F-104G, construction number 683D-7313, company model 683-10-19, built by MBB
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd) & VFW; assembly start at MBB-Manching June 16, 1971; assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 3
first flight August 19, 1971; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date October 29, 1971 by BABwMBB
attrition replacement aircraft in Fighterbomber version for the Luftwaffe under project "Ikarus"
26+53 to JaboG 33 at Buchel AB delivery date on November 5, 1971; Tactical Weapons Meet at Florennes AB 18.till 29.September 1972; 1984 new camouflage scheme "Norm 83"
EL-70/EL-73 Electronic Counter Measure (ECM) system was installed in the weapon system in the late 70s with tech order "TA-FL1191"
LwSchleuse 11 "F-104 Kommando" at Erding AB on June 3, 1985; October 7, 1986 JaboG 34; WTD 61 at Manching AB on November 3, 1987
withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on June 25, 1990 with 2.871 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) September 28, 1990
BDRT airframe (GIA) at Neuburg AB on August 22, 1991 until 2002
private owned by Josef Voggenreiter, Niederalteich; displayed in the "Gerhard Neumann Museum"
skin removed to show the internal for display purposes, 2003 noted; May 2023 last noted.

"Ikarus": project name for 14 F-104G Fighterbomber for the Luftwaffe

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