TF-104G 27+37 Waffenschule der Luftwaffe (WaSLw 10) Jever AB

TF-104G, construction number 583D-5739, model 583-10-20, US serial number 61-3068, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Group USA (ARGE-USA); test flight release May 14, 1963; first flight 1963 coded with US serial number "61-3068"
MAP to Germany coded KE+239; acceptance date June 25, 1963 by BABwLockheed
airlifted to Germany July 15, 1963 with a Canadair CL-44D airfreighter of the "Flying Tiger Line"
coded DA+068 for Messerschmitt test flight on September 26, 1963; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
TA+162 MFG 1 at Schleswig-Jagel AB delivery date on February 26, 1964 at Schleswig-Jagel AB
heavy damaged 1964 during maintenance work after unintentional landing gear cycling,
repaired by Messerschmitt and back to MFG 1 on January 4, 1966
27+37 Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3" in 1970; WaSLw 10 at Jever AB on November 10, 1972
JaboG 34 on January 9, 1980; withdrawn from use and stored at LwSchleuse 11 on April 22, 1981; struck off charge order (AVA) July 13, 1983
flown to Grosseto August 23, 1984 with 2.019 flight hours; acceptance AMI October 1, 1987 with AMI serial number MM54555
TF-104G coded 4-45 of 20°Gruppo 1991; Alenia April 12, 1995 until July 20, 1998 for TF-104G-M modification
delivery date with "M" modification July 20, 1998; 4-45 with grey camouflage in 2001; withdrawn from use August 13, 2003
CFE compound Grazzanise AB in September 2003; June 2017 last noted.

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