TF-104G "8-703", ex 27+02 displayed at Erciyes University at Kayseri city, Turkey 2012

TF-104G, construction number 583D-5703, model 583-10-20, US serial number 61-3032, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Group USA (ARGE-USA); assembly at Lockheed-Palmdale; Lockheed test flights coded with US serial number "61-3032"
coded KE+203 MAP to Germany in Silver-finish colors; acceptance date by BABwLockheed October 31, 1962
airlifted December 19, 1962 to Messerschmitt-Manching with a Canadair CL-44D airfreighter of "Flying Tiger Line"
DA+032 code for Messerschmitt functional test flights on January 31, 1963
BB+102 WaSLw 10 at Norvenich AB delivery date on March 13, 1963 in Silver-finish colors
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in October 1964
27+02 JaboG 34 on January 17, 1983; LVR 1 on February 13, 1985; withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on August 8, 1985 with 3.098 flight hours
and stored in airworthy condition as attrition reserve aircraft; struck off charge order (AVA) September 24, 1985
to Turkish Air Force (Türk Hava Kuvvetleri) on October 30, 1985 with TuAF serial number 62-5703
coded "4-703" with 4.AJU at Murted AB; 1989 coded "9-703" with 192 Filo of 9.AJU at Balikesir AB noted; stored at Diyarbakir AB on April 6, 1994 last noted
preserved coded "8-703" at Kayseri, Turkey in the garden of Erciyes University July 4, 2005 first noted; March 2008 noted as display on poles; November 2013 noted
June 2014 with new colors noted; July 2018 last noted.

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