F-104G DF+122 JaboG 36

F-104G, construction number 683D-9145, company model 683-10-19, built by SABCA
manufactured by West Group (ARGE-West); assembly start June 28, 1964 at SABCA-Gosselies in Fighterbomber version
first flight October 7, 1964 coded with construction number "9145"; 4 factory test fights and 5 military test flights with 8 flight hours
military test flights at Gosselies: 7.12.1964; 23.12.1964; 12.1.1965; 21.1.1965 and 9.2.1965
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; coded KH+160 acceptance date February 2, 1965 by BABwSABCA in Fighterbomber version
LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) at Manching AB on March 11, 1965 for modifications
DF+122 JaboG 36 at Hopsten AB delivery date on April 15, 1965; IRAN at SABCA on May 29, 1967 with 262 flight hours, back to JaboG 36 on November 6, 1967
26+11 JaboG 33 at Buchel AB on October 16, 1974; NATO exercise "Tactical Weapons Meet" 1967 at RAFG Wildenrath 5 till 14 June 1978 with code "A"
JaboG 32 on August 11, 1980; LVR 1 "F-104 Kommando" at Erding AB on April 26, 1984
withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 with 3.192 flight hours on June 27, 1985; struck off charge order (AVA) May 9,1985
MAP (Military Assistance Program) to Turkish Air Force September 3, 1985 (with TuAF serial number 65-9145); coded "9-145" with 192 Filo of 9.AJU Balikesir AB 1988
withdrawn from use August 9, 1990; preserved at Balikesir AB at 192 Filo squadron building in July 1992; first noted in Tiger colors with no code April 1994; 2001 noted
May 5, 2005 new Tiger scheme for the 2005 Tiger Meet at Balikesir AB; December 3, 2005 last noted in Tiger colors
no code preserved at Balikesir AB with new airbrush painting (by Evrin Duyar) in 2006 named "KOBRA66"; June 2020 last noted.

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