F-104G 21+67 "Geier" JaboG 33 1985

F-104G, construction number 683D-7036, model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd) with parts from Lockheed; assembly at Messerschmitt-Manching starting June 27, 1962
assembly in Fighterbomber version according lot 1; first flight March 7, 1963; acceptance date on May 22, 1963 by BABwMTT coded KE+336
project "Replace" with modification as Fighterbomber (for JaboG 31) with Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun installed and long range tanks as loose parts
DA+244 JaboG 33 at Buchel AB delivery date on May 22, 1963 in Silver-finish colors; JaboG 31 Norvenich July 10, 1963; IRAN at SABCA on March 23, 1966 with 347 flight hours
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" during PDM (Periodic Depot Maintenance) in 1966
DD+253 delivered to JaboG 34 at Memmingen AB on February 3, 1967
21+67 operated with flightdate and crash recorder LEADS 200 according tech order "TA-1411"
EL-70/EL-73 Electronic Counter Measure (ECM) system was installed in the weapon system in the late 70s with tech order "TA-FL1191"
stored at LwSchleuse 11 on November 14, 1984; JaboG 33 Buchel on April 29, 1985
JaboG 33 Buchel special marks for retirement ceremony F-104 "Geier" May 22, 1985
last flight with OTL Jürgen Stehli on May 30, 1985 with 3.486 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) April 23, 1985
instructional airframe (GIA) with apprentice shop JaboG 33 on April 23, 1985; on display Buchel AB coded "40+33" seen September 7, 1996
2000 Gate Guard Buchel coded "21+67" again; May 2017 last noted.

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