F-104G "7190", ex 23+07 at Eskisehir in Aviation Park at Anadolu University 2008

F-104G, construction number 683D-7190, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly by Messerschmitt-Manching starting October 5, 1964
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 7; first flight February 1, 1965 coded KE+490
modification level "Prince" as Fighterbomber (for MFG 2) with "AS.30" anti ship missile delivery system, Sidewinder missile launch rails and long range tanks
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date May 7, 1965 by BABwMTT
VB+233 MFG 2 at Eggebek AB delivery date on May 14, 1965
23+07 Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3" in 1970
withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on July 6, 1981; struck off charge order (AVA) October 13, 1981
MAP (Military Assistance Program) to Turkish Air Force (TuAF serial number 65-7190) on September 7, 1981 with 2.165 flight hours
coded "6-190" with 161 Filo of 6.AJU at Bandirma AB 1987/89
coded "6-190" of 161 Filo during Dragon Hammer exercise at Grazzanise AB 1989 noted; 1990 at Balikesir AB with 9.AJU last noted operational; withdrawn from use September 3, 1991
coded "8-190" stored Eskisehir AB 1997; displayed coded "8-190" at Eskisehir Aviation Park and Plane Museum 2005 last noted 7190 has received a new paint scheme (F-16 style)
sadly this scheme is giving the aircraft a very non-operational appearance, no code (7190), Eskisehir Aviation Museum May 29, 2007 first noted
handed over to renamed Aviation Park at Anadolu University, Eskisehir, September 3, 2014 noted; May 2016 noted; February 2023 last noted.

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