F-104G JA+252 JG 71 "Richthofen"

F-104G, construction number 683D-9025, model 683-10-19, built by SABCA
manufactured by West Group (ARGE-West) in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version
assembly start February 1, 1963 at SABCA-Gosselies, Belgium; first flight May 20, 1963 coded with construction number "9025"
4 SABCA factory test flights and 2 military test flights with 8 flight hours
coded KH+116 in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version accepted on July 12,1963 by BABwSABCA in Silver-finish colors
LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) on July 13, 1963 for modifications and upgrading
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in 1964 at Messerschmitt
JA+252 JG 71 at Wittmund AB delivery date on June 26, 1964
25+70 IRAN at SABCA on November 15, 1968 with 464 flight hours, back to JG 71 on January 13, 1969
WaSLw 10 in November 1974; withdrawn from use at LVR 1 on March 20, 1975 with 1.381 flight hours
struck off charge order (AVA) December 4, 1973; used for spare parts; scrapped December 7, 1978 at MatDep 11 Erding AB.

copyright  Frank Matthes