F-104G "23+74", ex 24+27 at Birkenfeld barracks 2004

RF-104G, construction number 683D-8169, company model 683-04-10, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); first flight October 21, 1963 coded KG+269
to Avio Diepen, Ypenburg AB October 21, 1963 for RF-104G photoreconnaissance version modification according project "Recce"
back to Fokker December 2, 1963; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
acceptance date by BABwFokker (RNAF-MTA) February 23, 1964; LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) on April 7, 1964 for modifications
BB+255 WaSLw 10 at Jever AB delivery date on June 16, 1964; ErpSt 61 at Manching AB on May 20, 1966 for gyro platform tests
24+27 JaboG 34 at Memmingen AB on July 3, 1967; modified to F-104G Fighterbomber version in 1968
EL-70/EL-73 Electronic Counter Measure (ECM) system was installed in the weapon system in the late 70s with tech order "TA-FL1191"
operated with flightdate and crash recorder LEADS 200 according tech order "TA-1411"
withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 with 2.829 flight hours on July 23, 1985; struck of charge order (AVA) November 28, 1985
on pole at 2.LwDiv Birkenfeld, Fernmelde Rgt 32 coded "23+74" on December 9, 1986 with training aid code "C063"
Heinrich Hertz barracks at Birkenfeld in AWX (All Weather Fighter) configuration and JG 74 marks
in the late 90s configuration change to Fighterbomber aircraft of JaboG 33 with tip tanks
June 2007 noted; May 2013 noted; transported to Erndtebrück shortly after taken down in September 2013
stored inside the barracks August 2014 noted; March 2015 last noted preserved (stored) Erndtebrück barracks coded "23+74"; not set on a pole due to structural limitations
transport to Norvenich AB in March 2015; stored Taktisches Luftwaffengeschwader 31 (TaktLwG 31) May 2016 noted; stored April 2020 last noted.

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