TF-104G "13631" (66-13631) 58th TFW Luke AFB (KLUF), Arizona 1981

TF-104G, construction number 583F-5942, model 583-10-20, US serial number 66-13631, assembly by Lockheed
manufactured by Lockheed (ARGE-USA) and Messerschmitt (ARGE-Süd) and VFW
parts (fuselage and wings) from ARGE-Süd airlifted to Lockheed-Burbank on January 31, 1967
assembly and test flights at Palmdale coded with US serial number 66-13630 (planned code KF+242 was not used)
 operated in USAF Silver-finish colors by the 4510th CCTW at Luke AFB (German shadow serial number 2812) coded 13631
2.407 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; sold to USAF with 3.097 flight hours with "Phase III" lot
sold to ROCAF 1983 under project "Ali Shan No.8" coded "4197" to 41 TFS of 2 Wing at Hsinchu AB; later to 3 TFW
withdrawn from use 1996; scrapped.

Last Lockheed built TF-104G

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