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
last flight and withdrawn from use May 18, 1993 with 110.Pterix at Larissa AB; transported to Thessaloniki by low loader
preserved in museum coded as "5708" at Sedes AB, Thessaloniki (LGSD), Greece, March 1998; 2001 noted 
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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