TF-104G 27+03 Waffenschule der Luftwaffe 10 (WaSLw 10) passing Norvenich AB Tower in October 1982

TF-104G, construction number 583D-5704, model 583-10-20, US serial number 61-3033, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Group USA (ARGE-USA); assembly at Lockheed-Palmdale; Lockheed test flights coded with US serial number "61-3033"
MAP to Germany acceptance date by BABwLockheed October 31, 1962
KE+204 airlifted December 19, 1962 in Silver-finish colors to Messerschmitt-Manching for reassembly 
with a Canadair CL-44D airfreighter of "Flying Tiger Line"; coded DA+033 for functional test flights
BB+103 delivery date on March 6, 1963 to WaSLw 10 at Norvenich AB; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in March 1965
27+03 February 17, 1983 to JaboG 33
withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on November 24, 1983 and stored with 2.863 flight hours
and stored in airworthy condition as attrition reserve aircraft; struck off charge order (AVA) October 2, 1984
to Turkish Air Force (Türk Hava Kuvvetleri) on February 25, 1985 with TuAF serial number 62-5704
coded "4-704" 1987 with 4.AJU at Murted; coded "9-704" with 9.AJU at Balikesir 1987, with 193 Filo in 1990
coded "8-704" with 181 Filo at IAT RAF Fairford July 20, 1993; August 1993 last noted
withdrawn from use and stored Diyarbakir AB as "8-704", seen April 1994; scrapped.

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