TF-104G 27+38 JaboG 33 at Pferdsfeld AB 1985

TF-104G, construction number 583D-5740, model 583-10-20, US serial number 61-3069, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Group USA (ARGE-USA); assembly at Lockheed-Palmdale; test flight release May 14, 1963
first flight 1963 coded with US serial number "61-3069"; MAP to Germany coded KE+240
acceptance date by BABwLockheed June 27, 1963
airlifted to Manching, Germany on July 22, 1963 with a Canadair CL-44D airfreighter of the "Flying Tiger Line"
coded DA+069 for Messerschmitt test flight October 15, 1963; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
acceptance date by BABwMTT December 19, 1963; LVR 1 on January 7, 1964
DA+368 JaboG 31 delivery date on February 4, 1964 at Norvenich AB; JaboG 33 on August 20, 1964; JaboG 34 on December 1, 1965
DB+375 JaboG 32 on June 23, 1967
27+38 JaboG 33 on June 5, 1984; JaboG 34 on May 15, 1985
withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on January 29, 1986; struck off charge order (AVA) February 3, 1986
with 3.095 flight hours to Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (TuAF) with TuAF serial number 63-5740 on May 6, 1986
"6-7407" with 9.AJU at Balikesir AB in 1989; withdrawn from use July 30, 1993 coded "8-740"
scrapped in August 1995 (1.Air Supply and Maintenance Center) at Eskisehir AB according
CFE (Conventional Armed Forces in Europe), Treaty of January 10, 1989.

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