F-104G DA+127 JaboG 31 at RAFG Wildenrath 1967 during Tactical Weapons Meet'67

F-104G, construction number 683D-9035, company model 683-10-19, built by SABCA
manufactured by West Group (ARGE-West); assembly start April 17, 1963 at SABCA-Gosselies; first flight July 11, 1963 with construction number "9035" in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; 3 SABCA factory test flights and 3 military test flights with 7 flight hours; acceptance date by BABwSABCA August 12, 1963
coded KH+120 to LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) at Manching AB delivery date on September 9, 1963 for modifications and upgrading
modified to Fighterbomber version by Messerschmitt on June 19, 1964
DA+127 JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB delivery date on February 9, 1965
25+74 to VFW for IRAN on December 16, 1980; JaboG 33 at Buchel AB on November 22, 1981; JaboG 34 at Memmingen AB on February 22, 1985
EL-70/EL-73 Electronic Counter Measure (ECM) system was installed in the weapon system in the late 70s with tech order "TA-FL1191"
withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on December 1, 1986 with 3.650 flight hours; stored at Manching (last noted April 1988); struck off charge order (AVA) November 30, 1988
with fake code "26+81" with fake construction number 8160 preserved at Marine Schule Flensburg-Mürvik on January 25, 1989 till 1995
with fake code "26+81" preserved outside at Nordholz "Aeronauticum" Marineflieger Museum, last noted July 15, 1997, to Wilhelmshaven for refurbishment
with fake code "22+22" on pole at Deutsches Marinemuseum Wilhelmshaven, MFG 1 marks, first noted July 23.1999; March 2014 new paint noted; June 2019 last noted.

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