TF-104G 27+02 WaSLw 10 leading a formation take-off at Soesterberg AB in October 1972

TF-104G, construction number 583D-5703, company model 583-10-20, US serial number 61-3032, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Group USA (ARGE-USA); assembly at Lockheed-Palmdale; Lockheed test flights coded with US serial number "61-3032"
coded KE+203 to Germany in Silver-finish colors; acceptance date by BABwLockheed October 31, 1962
airlifted December 19, 1962 to Messerschmitt-Manching with a Canadair CL-44D airfreighter of "Flying Tiger Line"
DA+032 code for Messerschmitt functional test flights on January 31, 1963
BB+102 WaSLw 10 at Norvenich AB delivery date on March 13, 1963 in Silver-finish colors; February 9, 1964 the "II. Ausbildungsgruppe WaSLw 10" relocated from Norvenich to Jever AB
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in October 1964
27+02 JaboG 34 at Memmingen AB on January 17, 1983; LVR 1 at Erding AB on February 13, 1985; withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on August 8, 1985 with 3.098 flight hours
and stored in airworthy condition as attrition reserve aircraft; struck off charge order (AVA) September 24, 1985
MAP (Military Assistance Program) to Turkish Air Force (Türk Hava Kuvvetleri) on October 30, 1985 with TuAF serial number 62-5703
coded "4-703" with 4.AJU at Murted AB; 1989 coded "9-703" with 192 Filo of 9.AJU at Balikesir AB noted; stored at Diyarbakir AB on April 6, 1994 last noted
preserved at Kayseri, Turkey in the campus of Erciyes University July 4, 2005 first noted
March 2008 noted as display on poles coded "8-703"; November 2013 noted; June 2014 with new colors noted; April 2022 last noted.

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