F-104G DA+106 JaboG 31 Norvenich AB 1962

F-104G, construction number 683-2025, model 683-10-19, US serial number 63-13242, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Group USA (ARGE-USA); assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 3
flight test release October 27, 1961, flown with register number "125" for test flights
coded KF+101 (1st KF code number) for delivery with 22 flight hours; acceptance date by BABwLockheed not known
project "42" as Fighterbomber (for JaboG 31) with Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun installed and long range tanks as loose parts
airlifted to Messerschmitt-Manching on  September 15, 1961 with a "Flying Tiger Line" CL-44D airfreighter with 22 flight hours
Messerschmitt test flight October 13, 1961 in Silver-finish colors; acceptance date by BABwMTT January 23, 1962
DA+106 JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB delivery date on February 21, 1962; TSLw 1 instructional aircraft (GIA) coded BF+116 on November 6, 1962
assigned for project "Columbus" on November 15, 1962; to Messerschmitt for disassembly on March 12, 1963
according project "Columbus" airlifted to Lockheed-Burbank, USA coded as BG+120 on April 22, 1963
reassembled and modified to the latest modification level at Lockheed-Palmdale
 at Luke AFB operated by the 4510th CCTW (German shadow serial number 2020) in USAF Silver-finish color scheme coded 13242
in 1979 for long term storage with 2.884 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) January 2, 1983; 1983 sold to USAF with "Phase I" lot
coded "4367" MAP to ROCAF 1983 under project "Ali Shan No.8" to 42 squadron of 2 Wing; withdrawn from use date unknown
display National Hualien Vocational High School of Agriculture, Hualien City, March 3, 1998 first noted; November 2009 noted; no markings; March 2016 last noted.

claim of fame: First F-104G delivery to JaboG 31: DA+106 on February 21, 1962.

copyright  Peter Doll