F-104G JD+234 JG 74 ready for take-off in a mixed formation with Italian Starfighter of 10°Gruppo in September 1966

F-104G, construction number 683D-6605, company model 683-10-19, built by FIAT (Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino)
manufactured by Italian Group (ARGE-Italien); assembled and first flight June 16, 1964 at FIAT, Turin-Caselle coded KC+120 in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date July 29, 1964 by BABwFIAT
LwVersRgt 3 at Manching AB on August 6, 1964 for upgrading
JD+234 JG 74 at Neuburg AB delivery date on October 15, 1964
September 1966 the Italian 10 Gruppo (part of 4 Aerobrigata) from Grazzanise exchanged with the German Air Force JG74 (1st Staffel) at Neuburg
IRAN at SABCA on January 23, 1967 with 290 flight hours, back to JG 74 on July 10, 1967
20+88 IRAN at SABCA on June 15, 1970, back to JG 74 on August 13, 1970
withdrawn from use at LwVersRgt 1 at Erding AB on March 20, 1974 with 1.316 flight hours
struck off charge order (AVA) July 2, 1973; used for spare parts (ETG:Ersatzteilgewinnung); scrapped at Memmingen in 1974.

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