F-104G JA+111 Jagdgeschwader 71 "Richthofen" (JG 71"R") Air Defence Competition 1967

F-104G, construction number 683D-8024, company model 683-10-19, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); assembled with Lockheed produced parts at Fokker-Schiphol; first flight September 13, 1962 coded KG+124 in Silver-finish colors
acceptance date by BABwFokker (RNAF-MTA) December 19, 1962 in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version under project "Green Hill"
JA+111 JG 71 at Wittmund AB delivery date on July 17, 1963; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in April 1964
23+45 IRAN at SABCA on March 28, 1969 with 750 flight hours, back to JG 71 on June 27, 1969; withdrawn from use at LVR 1 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 1) at Erding AB on April 9, 1974 with 1.631 flight hours
struck off charge order (AVA) December 4, 1973; used for spare parts (ETG:Ersatzteilgewinnung), scrapped.

note "Snoopy", the mascot of the JG 71 team, as "Red Baron" flying his doghouse (below in front of the canopy)

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