TF-104G "38469" (63-8469) 58 TFTW (58 Tactical Fighter Training Wing) Luke AFB 1971

TF-104G, construction number 583D-5779, model 583-10-20, US serial number 63-8469, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Group USA (ARGE-USA) and assembly at Lockheed-Palmdale for Germany
first flight 1963; test flights with US registration "63-8469"; MAP for Germany in 1963
 operated only by the 4510th CCTW at Luke AFB (German shadow serial number 2771) coded 38469 in USAF Silver-finish colors
stored in 1972; struck off charge order (AVA) August 3, 1974
sold to Norway on August 29, 1974; arrived in Norway coded "469" on June 8, 1975; operated by the 331 squadron at Bodo AB
to 334 squadron on July 8, 1981; withdrawn from use at 334 squadron on July 13, 1982 with 2.744 flight hours
flown to FMU (Forsvarsmuseet - Norwegian Armed Forces Museum) at Gardermoen AB on July 13, 1982
preserved at RNoAF Museum Gardermoen Airport (Norwegian Air Force collection) in 2000; July 2006 noted
Forsakes Flysamling, Gardermoen April 2013 noted; May 2017 last noted.

copyright  Reinhart Blume