F-104G "13266" (63-13266) landing at Luke AFB 1982

F-104G, construction number 683-2095, model 683-10-19, US serial number 63-13266, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Group USA (ARGE-USA); flight test release May 7, 1962; assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 7
flown with register number "195" for test flights at Lockheed-Palmdale in 1962; accepted by BABwLockheed in Silver-finish colors coded KF+170
airlifted to Germany October 2, 1962 in a Canadair CL-44D airfreighter of "Flying Tiger Line"
project "Loreley" was planned but it was canceled; no Messerschmitt test flight; not delivered to German Air Force and stored
order for project "Columbus" on November 15, 1962; disassembled again and with code BG+112 airlifted back to USA on February 5, 1963
 in USAF Silver-finish colors to the 4510th CCTW at Luke AFB (German shadow serial number 2082) coded 13266
2.346 flight hours in May 1977; flown until end of operation at Luke AFB on March 16, 1983
struck off charge order (AVA) July 21, 1983; sold to USAF with "Phase II" lot with 3.074 flight hours
to ROCAF 1983 under project "Ali Shan No.8"; coded "4382" and operated by 3 AG at CCK AB 1992 noted
withdrawn from use 1993; stored 1995; scrapped 1999.

copyright  Robert de Jong