F-104G JD+231 JG 74 leading a formation approach

F-104G, construction number 683D-6600, company model 683-10-19, built by FIAT (Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino)
manufactured by Italian Group (ARGE-Italien); first flight May 21, 1964 at FIAT, Turin-Caselle coded KC+117 in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version under project "Green Hill" (for JG 71)
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date July 20, 1964 by BABwFIAT; LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) at Manching AB on August 6, 1964 for upgrading
JD+231 JG 74 at Neuburg AB delivery date on October 29, 1964
20+85 IRAN at SABCA on January 26, 1968 with 394 flight hours, back to JG 74 on April 5, 1968; AFCENT Air Defense Competition at Twenthe AB held from 23 thru 26 April 1968
withdrawn from use due to fatigue cracks at LwDpInstGrp 1 (Luftwaffendepotinstandhaltungsgruppe 1) at Erding AB in March 1973 with 1.136 flight hours
struck off charge order (AVA) March 22, 1973; used for spare parts (ETG:Ersatzteilgewinnung); scrapped at Memmingen in 1974.

copyright  Peter Doll