TF-104G 28+31 JaboG 31 "Boelcke" 1981

TF-104G, construction number 583F-5961, model 583-10-20, built by Messerschmitt
manufactured by Lockheed (ARGE-USA) and Messerschmitt (ARGE-Süd) and VFW; assembled by Messerschmitt-Manching starting July 19, 1967
first flight November 20, 1967 coded KE+219 (planned code KE+119 was not used); camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
acceptance date January 17, 1968 by BABwMTT; planned code JD+37x was not used
28+31 JG 74 at Neuburg AB delivery date on January 22, 1968; JaboG 31 on November 25, 1974
August 1977 squadron exchange 312 squadron (2nd Staffel) with Italian Air Force 102°Gruppo, based at Rimini AB flying the F-104S
special marks JaboG 31 "Boelcke" for last F-104 flight and 25th anniversary of JaboG 31 as "Blue Boelcke" on April 30, 1983
TechnGrp 11 on May 2, 1983 for new "Norm 83" Lizard camouflage scheme; JaboG 34 on March 14, 1984
on loan at LwSchleuse 11 on May 30, 1985; JaboG 34 on January 29, 1986
LVR 1 "F-104 Kommando" on August 20, 1987; WTD 61 on February 5, 1988; struck off charge order (AVA) November 8, 1989
to Hellenic Air Force November 23, 1989 coded "TF-5961" with 2.868 flight hours; withdrawn from use 1993
airfield decoy at Tanagra AB in July 1995; dump Tanagra AB in bare metal and serial painted on fuselage, September 18, 2005 last noted
restored at Hellenic Air Force Open Days, Tanagra AB November 2010 first noted; November 2015 last noted.

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