F-104G DR+233 JaboG 33 Buchel 1963

F-104G, construction number 683-2082, company model 683-10-19, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Group USA (ARGE-USA); assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 7 at Lockheed-Palmdale
flown with register number "181" for test flights; KF+157 acceptance date June 30, 1962 by BABwLockheed
airlifted to Messerschmitt-Manching, Germany July 20, 1962 with 19 flight hours for reassembly; Messerschmitt first flight on September 9, 1962; project "Loreley" (for JaboG 33) was not implemented
DC+233 JaboG 33 at Buchel AB delivery date on October 9, 1962 in Silver-finish colors
DR+233 in February 1963 for the systems improvement project "Balance" at LPR 1 (Luftwaffenparkregiment 1) Erding AB
DC+233 again in April 1963; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in 1965; NATO exercise "Tactical Weapons Meet" 1966 at Chaumont AB, France 10 till 24 June 1966
20+70 IRAN at SABCA on July 29, 1968 with 972 flight hours, back to JaboG 33 on May 14, 1969; LVR 1 "F-104 Kommando" on January 25, 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withdrawn from use and stored at LwSchleuse 11 on October 29, 1985 with 3.703 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) February 3, 1986
MAP (Military Assistance Program) April 10, 1986 to Turkish Air Force (TuAF serial number 62-2082); initially to Sahin Kita (OCU) at Murted
coded "9-082" with 193 Filo of 9.AJU Balikesir AB June 1, 1987; withdrawn from use and stored at Eskisehir AB in 1990; CFE cut up July 31, 1995; Izmir scrapyard 1996 last noted; scrapped.

Project "Balance": upgrade 19 F-104G with retrofit kits at LPR 1 at Erding AB and received DR+xxx codes with their old three-digit squadron numbers.
After the upgrade, these aircrafts either returned to their squadrons or directly to Manching for disassembly for the Columbus program.

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