F-104G "13229" (63-13229) of 58 TTW at Luke AFB in 1982

F-104G, construction number 683D-8056, company model 683-10-19, US serial number 63-13229, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); coded KG+156 first flight April 6, 1963 at Fokker-Schiphol; acceptance date by BABwFokker on June 4, 1963
project "Roland" (for JG 71) in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version with "Wing Pylon Bomb Provision" modification
LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) at Manching AB on July 15, 1963 for modifications and storage
camouflage scheme “Norm 62” according tech order "TA-196" in 1964; planned coded BB+234 and JA+126 were not used and stored
ordered for project "Columbus III" on January 27, 1965; to Messerschmitt for disassembly on February 23, 1965
airlifted to Lockheed-Palmdale on March 10, 1965 for reassembly and modifications
 operated by the 4510 CCTW at Luke AFB (German shadow serial number 2366) in USAF-Silver-finish colors coded 13229
2.534 flight hours in May 1977; flown until end of operation at Luke AFB on March 16, 1983
struck off charge order (AVA) July 19, 1983; with 3.386 flight hours sold to USAF in 1983 with "Phase III" lot; to ROCAF 1983 under project "Ali Shan No.8"
MAP (Military Assistance Program) to Taiwan in 1983 coded "4362" to the 41 TFS of 2 Wing of ROCAF at Hsinchu AB; withdrawn from use in March 1994; scrapped in 1995.

Project "Roland": 21 AWX (All Weather Fighter) aircraft were intended for JG 71 (FW 71) 
Because the re-equipment of the wing was delayed, these aircraft remained at the LVR 3 in Manching until 1964

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