RF-104G EB+235 AG 52 (Recce Wing 52) Leck AB in 1966

RF-104G, construction number 683D-8239, model 683-04-10, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); first flight April 9, 1964 coded KG+339 at Fokker-Schiphol
RF-104G photoreconnaissance version modification according project "Recce" at Weserflug in April 1964
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date August 31, 1964 by RNAF-MTA
LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) at Manching AB on September 11, 1964 for modifications
EB+235 AG 52 at Leck AB delivery date on August 4, 1965
24+89 modified to Fighterbomber version F-104G by LVR 3 on August 27, 1971; JaboG 36 on March 15, 1972
JaboG 33 at Buchel AB on December 20, 1974; JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB on September 4, 1975
withdrawn from use and stored at LwSchleuse 11 on April 7, 1981 with 2.675 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) October 2, 1984
BDRT airframe to TSLw 3 at Fassberg AB on December 11, 1984 with training aid code "C054"
stored at Baarlo, Netherlands in October 1999 in BMW garage of Piet Smedts (with tail of 21+78)
cockpit section sold to Mr. Leon Sleegers at Helvoirt, near 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands in late 2003
November 2014 noted, ongoing restoration December 2015; cockpit display at Helvoirt December 2016 noted
preserved and displayed January 2017 last noted.

fuselage at storage area of Piet Smedts at Kessel, district Limburg 2004
stored Garagebedrijf Piet Smedts/PS Aero storage area at Kessel December 2012 noted; March 2016 last noted.

copyright  Henk Schakelaar