F-104F BB+386 WaSLw 10 at Norvenich AB 1961

F-104F, construction number 283-5073, company model 483-04-08, US serial number 59-5020, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Lockheed Aircraft Cooperation (LAC), Burbank; first flight 1960 with US serial number "59-5020"
BB+386 shipped in boxes to Bremerhaven, Germany on November 8, 1960; by train transport to Messerschmitt-Norvenich
acceptance date November 8, 1960 by BABwMTT in Silver-finish colors; Messerschmitt test flight on December 5, 1960
WaSLw 10 (OTU Operational Training Unit) delivery date on January 23, 1961 at Norvenich AB
February 9, 1964 the "II. Ausbildungsgruppe WaSLw 10" relocated from Norvenich to Jever AB; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in 1965/66
29+19 withdrawn from use (grounded) on April 16, 1971 according government orders; struck of charge order (AVA) June 29, 1971
preserved on pole in Kerpen barracks of JaboG 31 coded "DA+101" in old Luftwaffe camouflage scheme in 1974; noted 1984 noted 1984 with training aid code "C034"
29+19 refurbished in Lizard camouflage scheme and preserved on pole near gate in Kerpen barracks of JaboG 31 with WTD 61 markings 1999
29+19 preserved on pole with JaboG 31 markings 2001; received new paint in summer of 2011; officially erected again on September 16, 2011
taken down April 29, 2013 for restoration; transport to Norvenich AB May 2, 2013; on pole at Norvenich AB on May 13, 2015; July 2021 last noted.

JaboG 31 renamed Taktisches Luftwaffengeschwader 31 "Boelcke" (TaktLwG 31 "B") October 1, 2013

copyright  Harry Prins