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

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) 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 on December 20, 1974; JaboG 31 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withdrawn from use and stored at LwSchleuse 11 on April 7, 1981 with 2.675 flight hours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  Günter Grondstein