RF-104G EA+249 AG 51 "Immelmann" landing at Manching AB

RF-104G, construction number 683D-8161, company model 683-04-10, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); first flight October 9, 1963 coded KG+261 at Fokker-Schiphol
to Avio Diepen October 9, 1963 for RF-104G modifications according project "Bacchus" (for  AG 51)
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date February 26, 1964 by BABwFokker (RNAF-MTA) with 7:35 flight hours
EA+249 AG 51 "Immelmann" at Ingolstadt-Manching AB delivery date on March 17, 1964; AG 51 relocated to Bremgarten AB in 1969
24+19 AG 52 on September 29, 1970; modified to Fighterbomber version F-104G on July 26, 1971
JaboG 36 at Hopsten AB on December 20, 1971; JaboG 33 at Buchel AB on January 7, 1975; JaboG 34 on November 19, 1975
operated with flightdate and crash recorder LEADS 200 according tech order "TA-1411"; withdrawn from use in May 1984; struck off charge order (AVA) April 11, 1984
JaboG 34 Memmingen special marks 25+50 for 25th anniversary of JaboG 34 and 50th anniversary of Air Base Memmingen (Fliegerhorst Memmingerberg) on May 5, 1984
BRDT airframe at  Memmingen with training aid code "C017"; instructional airframe (GIA) coded 24+19 at Memmingen AB
preserved as display at Deutsch-Kanadisches Luftwaffen-Museum in special marks at Baden-Airpark (Baden-Sollingen) 2002 noted
August 2023 noted.

Project "Bacchus": enclosed 42 RF-104G aircraft. They were modified before delivery either by Avio Diepen or by Weserflug. All RF-104G were intended for Reconnaissance Wing 51 (AG 51) at Ingolstadt/Manching.

copyright  Hans Koning