F-104G "9-164", ex 22+82 preserved as display at Akhisar AB, Turkey

F-104G, construction number 683D-7164, model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly start at Messerschmitt-Manching April 2, 1964
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 6; first flight June 9, 1964 coded KE+464
modification level "Yoga" as Fighterbomber (for MFG 1) with AS.30 and "Kormoran" anti-ship missile delivery system,
Sidewinder missile launch rails and long range tanks
camouflage scheme “Norm 62” according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date by BABwMTT August 17, 1964
VA+140 MFG 1 at Schleswig-Jagel AB delivery date on August 19, 1964
22+82 Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3" in 1971
MFlgLehrGrp Sylt March 15, 1973 as instructional airframe (GIA)
MFG 1 on February 20, 1975; MFG 2 on September 11, 1980
withdrawn from use at LwVersRgt 1 on January 24, 1984 with 2458 flight hours
struck off charge order (AVA) March 22, 1984
to Turkish Air Force (TuAF serialed 64-7164) April 10, 1984 with 2.458 flight hours
coded as "6-164" with 6.AJU at Bandirma AB; Dragon Hammer exercise at Grazzanise April 1989
9.AJU Balikesir after 1989; Akhisar AB June 21, 1992 coded"9-164" with 193 Filo of 9.AJU noted
withdrawn from use November 4, 1992
Gate guard at Akhisar AB coded "9-164" in October 1996 with MFG 1 markings; June 2018 last noted.

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