TF-104G 27+07 Jagdbombergeschwader 31 (JaboG 31)

TF-104G, construction number 583D-5708, model 583-10-20, US serial number 61-3037, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Lockheed (ARGE-USA); Lockheed test flights at Palmdale coded "61-3037"
acceptance date November 30, 1962 by BABwLockheed; KE+208 MAP to Germany airlifted January 18, 1963 to Messerschmitt-Manching
DA+037 code for Messerschmitt functional test flight October 22, 1963; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
BB+107 BABw Messerschmitt acceptance date on January 24, 1964; LVR 3 on January 27, 1964 for modifications
DA+370 JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB delivery date on February 14, 1964
27+07 stored at LwSchleuse 11 on August 27, 1981; to MBB on November 9, 1982; struck off charge order (AVA) November 23, 1982
to Hellenic Air Force on December 15, 1982 coded "TF-708" with 2.502 flight hours; withdrawn from use 1993 with 116.Pterix at Araxos AB
preserved in museum as "5708" at Sedes AB, Thessaloniki (LGSD), Greece, November 5, 1998
painted "Galaxy" in blue colors with white stars at Sedes AB, Thessaloniki, Greece, September 15, 2005 first noted; July 2017 last noted.

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