F-104F 29+02 WaSLw 10 Jever with "1000 hours F-104F" marks on the tail 1968

F-104F, construction number 5048, model 483-04-08, US serial number 59-4995, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Lockheed Aircraft Corporation (LAC), Burbank
first flight January 15, 1960 with USAF serial number coded "59-4995"
coded BB+361 used for the training of the first German pilot conversion training at Palmdale in February 1960
shipped to Germany on May 20, 1960; transported via train to Messerschmitt-Norvenich for reassembly
BB+361 WaSLw 10 (OTU Operational Training Unit) at Norvenich AB delivery date on August 17, 1960
29+02 crash landing in 1965, repaired and back to WaSLw 10 in 1967; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in 1965/66
withdrawn from use in April 1971 according government orders; struck off charge order (AVA) June 29, 1971
instructional airframe (GIA) at ABC school Sonthofen in 1972, 1984 noted, February 1993 last noted; scrapped.

copyright  Hans Koning