F-104G DA+112 JaboG 31

F-104G, construction number 683-2057, model 683-10-19, built by Lockheed
manufactured by ARGE-USA; assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 6 at Lockheed-Palmdale
flight test release January 29, 1962; acceptance date by BABwLockheed April 19, 1962 coded "157"
KF+132 airlifted to Germany April 26, 1962 with 27 flight hours in a Canadair CL-44D of "Flying Tiger Line"
DA+122 JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB delivery date on June 12, 1962 in Silver-finish colors
"Project 19" upgrading in order to get all Norvenich aircraft to the same modification level starting in January 1963
recoded DA+112 in March 1963 after the upgrading; "Category III" system tests (operational evaluation)
from April until July 1963; SABCA for IRAN with 425 flight hours and camouflage scheme "Norm 62"
according tech order "TA-196" on September 7, 1965
DD+241 JaboG 34 on October 3, 1966
20+49 EL-70/EL-73 Electronic Counter Measure (ECM) system was installed in the weapon system
in the late 70s with tech order "TA-FL1191"
operated with flightdate and crash recorder LEADS 200 according tech order "TA-1411"
LwSchleuse 11 "F-104 Kommando" on March 27, 1985; JaboG 34 on September 19, 1985
withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on April 8, 1987
25 anniversary "Feldwerft Manching" special marks yellow/black on July 11, 1987
last flight August 27, 1987 at Manching AB, struck off charge order (AVA) July 19, 1988
instructional airframe (GIA) WTD 61 on October 20, 1988, 1994 serial missing, coded "10" in 2000; June 2016 last noted.

copyright  Gerrit Hiemstra