TF-104G 27+74 JaboG 33 (FBW 33) landing at Ramstein AB 1975

TF-104G, construction number 5903, model 583-10-20, manufactured by Messerschmitt, assembled by Lockheed
manufactured by Lockheed and Messerschmitt (ARGE-Süd) with lot 1
fuselage assembled at Messerschmitt-Augsburg, wings manufactured at Messerschmitt-Manching
ARGE-Süd parts (fuselage, wings and tail) airlifted to USA March 5, 1965 with a Canadair CL-44D of "Flying Tiger Line"
at Lockheed-Palmdale assembled and test flown at Palmdale coded KF+203; acceptance date 1965 by BABwLockheed
coded KF+203 airlifted back to AVIO Diepen at Ypenburg AB, Netherlands on July 5, 1965 for reassembly
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
DC+361 JaboG 33 at Buchel AB delivery date on September 8, 1965
27+74 stored at LwSchleuse 11 on December 15, 1982; withdrawn from use with 2.732 flight hours as attrition reserve aircraft
struck off charge order (AVA) January 7, 1983; to TechnGrp 11 of LVR 1 on July 21, 1983
used for spare parts, scrapped.

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