F-104G 20+59 instructional airframe (GIA) at Engineering Department of Hochschule der Bundeswehr (HSBw) Neubiberg 2009

F-104G, construction number 683-2068, company model 683-10-19, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Group USA (ARGE-USA); at Lockheed assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 7; flight test release July 10, 1962
flown with register number coded "168" for test flights; delivery date 1962; 1962 modified for RF-104G trials at Palmdale for project "Bacchus"
stored at Palmdale June 7, 1963 in Silver-finish colors
modified to RF-104G-1 for SLAR (Side Looking Airborne Radar) with lengthened nose by 1 meter and a large Recce pod under the fuselage
coded KF+143 for tests flights starting in July 1966; after the tests stored again at Palmdale
airlifted to Manching on April 19, 1967 for reassembly and test flights; acceptance date August 30, 1967 by BABwMTT
20+59 ErpSt 61 at Manching AB delivery date on August 31, 1967; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in March 1969
September 30, 1969 modified to Fighterbomber version at MBB; JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB on June 16, 1970; WaSLw 10 at Jever on September 21, 1972
back to JaboG 31 on March 15, 1973; JaboG 33 at Buchel AB on March 9, 1983
withdrawn from use at LVR 1 (TechnGrp 11) at Erding AB on September 21, 1983; struck off charge order (AVA) December 1, 1983
to Neubiberg AB December 13, 1983 as instructional airframe (GIA) in the Engineering Department of Hochschule der Bundeswehr (HSBw) Neubiberg
April 2021 last noted.

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