TF-104G 27+10 ErpSt 61 (GAF Test Facility 61) at Manching AB 1979

TF-104G, construction number 583D-5711, company model 583-10-20, US serial number 61-3040, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Group USA (ARGE-USA); assembly at Lockheed-Palmdale; Lockheed test flights coded with US serial number "61-3040" at Palmdale
KE+211 MAP to Germany acceptance date December 14, 1962 by BABwLockheed
airlifted February 8, 1963 to Messerschmitt-Manching; coded DA+040 for Messerschmitt functional test flights
BB+110 WaSLw 10 at Norvenich AB delivery date on April 30, 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 March 1965
27+10 ErpSt 61 at Manching AB on February 27, 1974
withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on December 18, 1985 with 2.142 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) February 3, 1986
to Turkish Air Force (Türk Hava Kuvvetleri) with TuAF serial number 62-5711 on February 25, 1986
coded "9-711" with 9.AJU at Balikesir AB July 1990; with 8.AJU in 1994/95 last noted
preserved Istanbul Yesilköy Aviation Museum, in barracks close to water in July 1999 coded "8-711"
noted at Yesilköy (near Istanbul) preserved at the waterside on December 12, 2004 still coded as "8-711"
on a monument at Air Force Academy, Istanbul (F-16 style camouflage scheme) without serial number
January 2007 first noted; May 2019 last noted.

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