F-104G DF+116 JaboG 31 at Norvenich in March 1966, still with JaboG 36 code and patch

F-104G, construction number 683D-9130, company model 683-10-19, built by SABCA
manufactured by West Group (ARGE-West); assembly start May 3, 1964 at SABCA-Gosselies
first flight August 25, 1964 coded with construction number "9130" in Fighterbomber version
2 SABCA factory test flights and 3 military test flights with 5 flight hours; military test flights at Gosselies: 7.9.1964; 15.19-64 and 16.9.1964
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
acceptance date September 16, 1964 by BABwSABCA; coded KH+154 on delivery date October 8, 1964
LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) "F-104 Schleuse" at Manching AB on November 5, 1964 for upgrading and modifications
DF+116 JaboG 36 at Hopsten AB delivery date on April 9, 1965; JaboG 31 on March 16, 1966; IRAN at SABCA September 1, 1967 with 389 flight hours
26+05 JaboG 36 on April 30, 1968; IRAN at SABCA June 25, 1971 with 1.001 flight hours, back to JaboG 36 on September 3, 1971
JaboG 31 on December 18, 1974; August 1977 squadron exchange 312 squadron (2nd Staffel) with Italian Air Force 102°Gruppo, based at Rimini AB
IRAN at VFW (Vereinigte Flugtechnische Werke, Bremen (ARGE North factory)) August 22, 1980; to JaboG 33 at Buchel AB on May 6, 1981
EL-70/EL-73 Electronic Counter Measure (ECM) system was installed in the weapon system in the late 70s with tech order "TA-FL1191"
JaboG 34 at Memmingen AB on May 22, 1985; LVR 1 "F-104 Kommando" at Erding AB on January 14, 1986
withdrawn from use and stored at LwSchleuse 11 on January 31, 1986; struck off charge order (AVA) September 5, 1986
MAP (Military Assistance Program) to Turkish Air Force (Türk Hava Kuvvetleri) on October 30, 1986 with 3.503 flight hours (TuAF serial number 64-9130)
coded "9-130" with 9.AJU at Balikesir AB 1987; withdrawn from use May 13, 1991; scrapped at 1.Air Supply and Maintenance Center at Eskisehir AB in August 1995.

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