TF-104G "38454" (63-8454) ready for start-up

TF-104G, construction number 583D-5758, model 583-10-20, US serial number 63-8454, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Lockheed (ARGE-USA); assembly at Lockheed, Palmdale for Germany
first flight 1963 coded with US serial number "63-8454"; MAP delivery date 1963
 operated by the 4510th CCTW at Luke AFB coded 38454 (GAF shadow serial number 2756) in USAF Silver-finish colors
2.611 flight hours in May 1977; flown until end of operation at Luke AFB on March 16, 1983
sold to USAF with "Phase III" lot in 1983 with 3.129 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) July 19, 1983
to Taiwan in 1984 under project "Ali Shan No.8" to 3 Wing CCK (Ching Chuan Kang) AB, flown coded "4182" with ROCAF
1989 noted with 12 SMS (TRS); withdrawn from use on April 5, 1993
display in Veterans military cemetery (Martyr's Shrine) in Kaohsiung City, May 23 2003 first noted
noted with the wrong serial code "63-8485" on tail fin; June 2016 last noted.

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