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

F-104G, construction number 683D-6600, 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
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withdrawn from use due to fatigue cracks at LwDpInstGrp 1 in March 1973 with 1.136 flight hours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