F-104G DD+243  JaboG 34 at Manching AB, August 1967

F-104G, construction number 683D-7142, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
assembly start at Messerschmitt-Manching on December 17, 1963, assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 5
first flight April 15, 1964 coded KE+442, project "Diana" in Fighterbomber version (for JaboG 34) with installed M61 20 mm Vulcan machine gun
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-1962"; acceptance date June 9, 1964 by BABwMTT
DD+243 JaboG 34 at Memmingen AB delivery date on June 24, 1964
22+61 IRAN at SABCA on January 9, 1971 with 907 flight hours, back to JaboG 34 on March 15, 1971
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"
withdrawn from use in 1987; struck off charge order (AVA) January 26, 1987; instructional airframe (GIA) at Memmingen AB in 1987 with training aid code "C015"
June 30, 1996 airlifted with CH-53 helicopter and displayed at "Flugtag" at Tannheim (west of Memmingen)
with CH-53 helicopter airlifted to Kaufbeuren AB on March 13, 2003
instructional airframe (GIA) at "Ausbildungswerkstatt der Luftwaffe/TSLw 1 Kaufbeuren" (training workshop); September 15, 2009 noted; April 2014 last noted
April 2016 transport to Norvenich AB; stored Taktisches Luftwaffengeschwader 31 (TaktLwG 31) May 2016 noted; instructional airframe (GIA) Lehrlingswerkstatt Halle A 1 February 7, 2017 noted; August 2023 last noted.

Project "Diana": delivery of 42 Fighterbomber with built-in Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun for 1st and 2nd Squadron of Jagdbombergeschwader 34 (FBW 34) at Memmingen, 
later the number of aircraft was increased to 48

copyright  Klaas Folkersma