F-104G DC+244 JaboG 33 with 4 ATAF team at Tactical Weapons Meet at Wildenrath AB June 1967

F-104G, construction number 683D-7060, model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly start October 23, 1962 at Messerschmitt-Manching
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 2 in Silver-finish colors; first flight April 19, 1963 coded KE+360
project "Loreley" as Fighterbomber (for JaboG 33) with Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun installed and long range tanks as loose parts
acceptance date June 11, 1963 by BABwMTT
DC+244 JaboG 33 at Buchel AB delivery date on August 13, 1963; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in August 1963
21+91 JaboG 34 on November 25, 1974; JaboG 33 on August 11, 1975
stored at LwSchleuse 11 as operational reserve aircraft on June 20, 1984; back to JaboG 33 on December 19, 1984; JaboG 34 on April 29, 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withdrawn from use and stored at LwSchleuse 11 on April 16, 1987 with 3.684 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) February 19, 1988
by train transported from Manching April 6, 1989 to Musée "Ailes Anciennes Toulouse" (Toulouse Old Wings) at Toulouse, France; 2007 noted
March 21, 2009 being restored by the Musée; March 26, 2011 reassambled for painting
June 2, 2012 on display in German camouflage scheme without markings; June 2014 last noted at Ailes Anciennes Toulouse (Toulouse Old Wings)
on display in "Aeroscopia" museum, which officially opened in January 2015 at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport at Airbus HQ; display uncoded March 2015 noted
May 2017 last noted.

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