F-104G DC+107 JaboG 33 in early Silver colors in 1963

F-104G, construction number 683D-7044, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd) with parts from Lockheed; assembly in Fighterbomber version at Messerschmitt-Manching starting August 7, 1962
assembly in Fighterbomber version according lot 2; first flight February 27, 1963 coded KE+344; acceptance date on May 9, 1963 by BABwMTT
project "Loreley" as Fighterbomber (for JaboG 33) with Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun installed and long range tanks as loose parts
DC+107 JaboG 33 at Buchel AB delivery date on May 20, 1963 in Silver-finish colors; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in 1966
DB+129 JaboG 32 at Lechfeld AB on October 3, 1966
DC+126 JaboG 33 at Buchel AB on February 10, 1967
21+75 withdrawn from use and stored in airworthy condition at LVR 1 on May 17, 1976; struck off charge order (AVA) October 29, 1985
MAP (Military Assistance Program) to Turkish Air Force (Türk Hava Kuvvetleri) (TuAF serial number 63-7044) on December 3, 1982 for spare parts use only
airlifted with C-130 transporter to Eskisehir AB; no further information; scrapped.

Project "Loreley": to equip 42 Fighterbomber for the second wing designated to be converted being JaboG 33 (FBW 33) at Büchel AB

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