TF-104G 27+82 JaboG 32 landing at Lechfeld AB in March 1978

TF-104G, construction number 583F-5911, model 583-10-20, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Lockheed and Messerschmitt (ARGE-Süd) according contract lot 3
fuselage assembled at Messerschmitt-Augsburg, wings manufactured at Messerschmitt-Manching
ARGE-Süd parts (fuselage, wings and tail) airlifted to USA May 10, 1965 with a Canadair CL-44D airfreighter of "Flying Tiger Line"
at Lockheed-Burbank assembled and test flights at Palmdale coded KF+211 in 1965
acceptance date November 16, 1965 by BABwLockheed; airlifted to Avio Diepen at Ypenburg, Netherlands on October 11, 1965 for reassembly
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
DB+371 JaboG 32 at Lechdeld AB delivery date on November 19, 1965
27+82 ErpSt 61 at Manching AB on November 15, 1982
withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on October 29, 1984 with 2.782 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) October 19, 1984
to Turkish Air Force (TuAF serial number 65-5911) on January 11, 1985 coded as "4-911" with 4.Wing at Murted AB 1987-1989
at Rimini AB (LIPR) July 1987; "9-911" at 9.Wing with 192 Filo (OCU) Balikesir AB 1991; Tiger Meet 1991 IAT Fairford in tiger marks
coded "8-911" of 182 Filo 1994 last noted; withdrawn from use July 13, 1995; scrapped.

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