F-104G DA+112 JaboG 31 landing at Leeuwarden AB, Netherlands in September 1965

F-104G, construction number 683-2057, company model 683-10-19, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Group USA (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 "Boelcke" 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, aircraft was modified to such an extent that it received a new tactical code
"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 at Memmingen AB 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LwSchleuse 11 "F-104 Kommando" on March 27, 1985; JaboG 34 on September 19, 1985; withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on April 8, 1987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 (colors of Manching city) 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; used as GIA in apprentice shop of WTD 61 in March 2023 last noted.

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