F-104F 29+14 WaSLw 10 Jever AB

F-104F, construction number 283-5066, model 483-04-08, US serial number 59-5013, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Lockheed Aircraft Corporation, Burbank; assembly at Lockheed-Palmdale
first flight 1960 with USAF serial number "59-5013"; acceptance date by BABwLockheed not known
BB+379 shipped to Bremerhaven, Germany on September 14, 1960; with train to Messerschmitt-Norvenich for reassembly
Messerschmitt test flight October 5, 1960; acceptance date October 26, 1960 by BABwMTT
WaSLw 10 (OTU Operational Training Unit) delivery date October 27, 1960 at Norvenich AB in Silver-finish colors
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" around 1965/66
29+14 last flight in spring of 1971; withdrawn from use (grounded) April 16, 1971 according government orders
struck off charge order (AVA) June 29, 1971
in 1971 transferred to Aachen-Brand to become an instructional airframe with Schule der Technische Truppe (STTr) without marks
mid 70s it was transported to Gürzenich near Düren with training aid code "C067"
1984 seen preserved in Luftwaffen Munitions Depot 81 (LwMunDep 81) barracks at Gürzenich with WaSLw 10 marks
in November 1997 it was repainted; January 1, 2005 noted, March 15, 2008 last noted
September 25, 2009 to collection "Sammler- und Hobbywelt" Alten-Buseck, near Giessen; October 2012 noted
static near the road May 2016 last noted.

(on loan from the Luftwaffenmuseum Berlin-Gatow)

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