F-104G 26+17 cockpit preserved private near Moers, seen at Niederrhein Airport 2007

F-104G, construction number 683D-9162, company model 683-10-19, built by SABCA
manufactured by West Group (ARGE-West); assembly start September 10, 1964
first flight January 5, 1965 coded with construction number "9162" in Fighterbomber version
2 factory test fights and 1 military test flight with 3 flight hours
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
coded KH+168 acceptance date February 9, 1965 by BABwSABCA
DF+236 JaboG 36 at Hopsten AB delivery date on April 25, 1965
IRAN at SABCA on March 13, 1967 with 182 flight hours, JaboG 36 September 1, 1967
26+17 JaboG 32 on December 9, 1974
withdrawn from use and stored at LwSchleuse 11 on July 9, 1981 with 2.507 flight hours
stored at Manching AB; road transport to TSLw 1 at Kaufbeuren AB on August 8, 1982
struck off charge order (AVA) October 16, 1985; to WWDBw at Munster barracks for fire fighting trials June 22, 1987
aircraft (fuselage) with TSLw3 at Fassberg AB first noted February 22, 1990
also seen in may 1992; on January 8, 1998 it was seen again at Fassberg AB but the aircraft had been cut in 3 parts
on August 10, 1998 and December 17, 1999 it was seen at Fassberg in 3 parts
in 2001 it was seen (only forward fuselage) stored at Berlin-Gatow; April 12, 2006 at storage area near Hangar 7 at Berlin-Gatow
preserved (cockpit section only) at Rechlin/Lärz Airport (EDAX), Rechlin-Lärz Luftfahrtmuseum, August 2006 noted; December 2007 last noted
transported December 22, 2007 to Niederrhein AP; August 2008 noted
cockpit can be found with a private collector near Moers, Germany (Niederrhein area) since August 2008; June 2014 under restoration noted
since early 2021 the cockpit is owned by Mr. Martin Rohland in Kaiserslautern for further restauration; November 2021 last noted.

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