F-104F "47+11" BDRT airframe at Erding AB 1974, ex 29+20

F-104F, construction number 283-5075, model 483-04-08, US serial number 59-5022, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Lockheed Aircraft Cooperation (LAC), Burbank; first flight 1960 with US serial number "59-5022" at Lockheed-Palmdale
BB+388 shipped in boxes to Bremerhaven, Germany, by train to Messerschmitt-Norvenich on November 14, 1960 for reassembly
Messerschmitt test flight January 30, 1961, acceptance date March 30, 1961 by BABwMTT in Silver-finish colors
WaSLw 10 (OTU Operational Training Unit) delivery date on March 30, 1961 at  Norvenich AB
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in 1966
29+20 withdrawn from use (grounded) March 16, 1971 according government orders
Luftwaffenversorgungsbereich 1 (LwVersBer 1) at Erding AB on April 21, 1971; struck off charge order (AVA) June 29, 1971
instructional airframe (GIA) at Erding AB coded "47+11" on May 18, 1974
BDRT airframe at Lechfeld AB on January 9, 1995 replacing construction number 6621 at Lechfeld AB; August 1997 last noted; scrapped.

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