F-104G DA+116 JaboG 31 in formation with two F-101C "Voodoo" 54-1487 and 56-0027 during an exchange in April 1965

F-104G, construction number 683-2065, company model 683-10-19, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Group USA (ARGE-USA); Lockheed assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 6
flight test release January 29, 1962; test flights with register number coded "165" only; coded KF+140 accepted by BABwLockheed on May 22, 1962
airlifted to Messerschmitt-Manching on May 29, 1962 in a Canadair CL-44D of "Flying Tiger Line"; test flight by Messerschmitt on July 10, 1962; project "Replace" was not implemented
DA+116 JaboG 31 "Boelcke" at Norvenich AB delivery date on September 5, 1962 in Silver-finish colors
project "19" upgrade in order to get all Norvenich aircraft to the same modification level; instructional airframe (GIA) at OGMA at Alverca, Portugal on July 19, 1965
20+56 to Messerschmitt for modifications and upgrading on February 26, 1968; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in September 1968
JaboG 31 on December 9, 1968, heavily damaged during landing at Decimomannu AB due to loss of nose wheel steering in high crosswinds on May 12, 1970
July 2, 1970 to MBB for repair and back to JaboG 31 on July 4, 1972
EL-70/EL-73 Electronic Counter Measure (ECM) system was installed in the weapon system in the late 70s with tech order "TA-FL1191"
April 9, 1980 to VFW for IRAN; January 19, 1981 to JaboG 33; February 26, 1985 to JaboG 34
withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on September 26, 1985 with 2.887 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) November 26, 1985
MAP (Military Assistance Program) to TuAF (TuAF serial number 62-2065) on December 16, 1985; first to Sahin Kita (OCU) at Murted AB
coded "9-065" with 193 Filo of 9.AJU at Balikesir on June 1, 1987; later with 191 Filo; transferred  to 181 Filo of 8.AJU May 10, 1993
withdrawn from use with 8.AJU at Diyarbakir AB coded "8-065" on January 31, 1994; flown to Corlu Reserve Base (Tekirdag International Airport) on February 1, 1994
preserved as display at Corlu Reserve Base, TK in February 1994; November 2022 last noted.

OGMA: Oficinas Gerais de Meterial Aeronautico (Portuguese maintenance center)

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